Dental Nurse Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Employer:

Simply One Dental

Training Provider:

Aspiration Training Ltd.

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday- Friday - Hours to be discussed at interview
duration: 18 months
start: 3 August 2020
MANCHESTER
Advanced (Level 3)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
27 July 2020 (application closing date)
As a Dental Nurse Apprentice you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care so you need to be unflappable under pressure and able to put people at ease.

Responsibilities

Keep the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as appropriate according to the practice’s health and safety and infection control procedures  and manufacturers' instructions

  • Use all equipment and machinery in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations and ensure that they are maintained regularly and in good working order
  • Provide chair side assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • Always ensure the care and welfare of patients in a friendly, helpful and courteous manner
  • Accurately complete patient clinical records as directed
  • Observe patient confidentiality at all times
  • Handle all substances in accordance with Health and Safety policies
  • Be familiar and comply with all Health and Safety rules and guidance, including PPE, COSHH, Mercury handling, infection control, waste disposal etc.
  • Develop radiographs
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery
  • Ensure computer/written records are accurately maintained and securely stored
  • Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records
  • Attend and participate in practice meetings
  • Other duties as necessary for the efficient operation of the practice (perhaps including the duties and tasks of receptionist as required)
  • Undergo training as may be required to develop your skills and abilities
  • Attend refresher and update training for medical emergencies and CPR
  • Act in accordance with the practice rules and code of conduct
  • Follow practice dress code
  • Tidy waiting area when needed
  • Cover reception area when needed

Future Prospects

Possibility to become a full-time employee on completion of apprenticeship.

Reality Check

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying. For Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a Hepatitis B injection.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Hardworking individual with a desire to become a qualified dental nurse

Qualities Required

  • Ambitious
  • Hard-working
  • Have a 'can do approach'
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board

Qualifications Required

Maths and English GCSE A*-C (9-4) or equivalent.

Training Provided

  • Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing
  • Maths and English Functional Skills if required
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
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