Dr M Ladak

Dental Nurse Apprentice Level 3 - Advanced (Level 3)

Dr M Ladak (Employer)

Hcuc (Training Provider)

Annual wage £11,824.80
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday - 08:30 to 17:30
24 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Dental nurse (integrated) (apprenticeship standard)
29 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to train for a career as a Dental Nurse. Apprentices will be employed by a CQC registered Dental Practice who will support their learning on the job as well as gain an industry-recognised qualification.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Set-up & prepare surgery before the start of each session.
  • Clean and sterilise all instruments & working surfaces to required standards.
  • Ensure safe disposal of sharps & clinical waste.
  • Process dental radiographs & assist in the correct procedure for dental radiography via processing unit.
  • Perform chaperoning duties for dentists.
  • Update patient medical forms.
  • Ensure all necessary laboratory work is returned & ready for each session.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Apprentices will be required to attend college at least x1 day per week either at Uxbridge, Harrow or Hayes Campus completing necessary mandatory training and units associated with the apprenticeship. 

The apprentice will be required to complete:

  • Work towards gaining a full Level 3 Dental Nursing qualification.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours.
  • Standard and End Point Assessment.
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT (if required).

Other training will be provided by the employer as required to enable the fulfilment of the job role.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified the individual will be able to register with the General Dental Council and join the Association of British Dental Nurses. This allows individuals to work legally in this sector and opens up other pathways for future progression e.g. Experienced Dental Nurse, Hygienist, Therapist, and Practice Manager.

Skills Required

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
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