Dental Nurse Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Sawbridgeworth Dental Practice Ltd (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,010.00
35.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, days and shift patterns to be confirmed
19 months (duration)
6 June 2022(start date)
Dental nurse (integrated) (apprenticeship standard)
1 June 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The dental nurse works within the dental team to provide oral health care for patients. As a dental nurse you will come into close contact with patients of all ages so good communication and a friendly manner are essential.


What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice Dental Nurse you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care. You will need to remain calm under pressure and able to put people at ease. You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.You daily activities could include:-Assisting the dentist with providing treatments to patientsPatient CareSetting up and cleaning surgerySterilising InstrumentsUpdating Patient RecordsMaintaining EquipmentPreparing instruments and materials for various treatmentsAdhering to practice policies and proceduresDuring your apprenticeship you will development the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments.

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

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:Level 3 Diploma in Dental NursingLevel 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)End-Point Assessment (EPA)On the job training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of ongoing employment and further development following completion of the dental nursing qualification..

Reality Check

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying. and the setting can be easily accessed. For Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B and Covid Vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS. Please also note that you will be required to undertake FIT mask testing to be a Dental Nurse.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
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