Dental Nurse Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Purely Dental Care Ltd (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £200.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday - To be discussed at interview.
18 months (duration)
14 December 2020(start date)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
7 December 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will work in a busy practice dealing with all aspects of oral health and hygiene, working under the care and guidance of experienced dentists with a friendly support team.

Responsibilities

You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.

Your daily activities could include:

  • Sterilising instruments
  • Updating patient records
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • Being responsible for infection control in the dental surgery

During your apprenticeship you’ll develop the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments.

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.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

This position would best suit a person who is keen to learn, well spoken, reliable, punctual, efficient, organised and keen to make patients feel welcome and cared for.  

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 9-4/A*-C or equivalent.

Training Provided

  • Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing
  • Maths and English Functional Skills if required
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