Dental Nursing Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Perfect Smile Clinic (UK) Ltd (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £125.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday - Between 8.30am - 6pm
18 months (duration)
26 October 2020(start date)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
19 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Perfect Smile Clinic is a Mixed NHS and Private Clinic based on the outskirts of York. We offer treatments entailing all aspects of dentistry – cosmetic and routine. Our principal aim is to provide high quality dentistry in a comfortable and relaxed environment. We use the latest techniques and technologies available in dentistry today.

Responsibilities

Ideal for someone who is looking for a new challenge, or school leaver, motivated and is able to be flexible with hours. You will undertake an apprenticeship to gain your Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing. 

Duties include:

  • Develop competence across a wide range of dental chairside support procedures
  • Develop knowledge of a wide range of practical treatment procedures and the relevant support necessary to ensure effective outcomes
  • Develop competence in the manipulation and application of dental materials across a wide range of dental treatment procedures
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge and application of a wide range of dental instruments and other relevant equipment necessary during preparation for treatment procedures
  • Learn to prepare individual treatment rooms for a wide range of dental procedures
  • Develop and demonstrate competence in decontamination and sterilisation of medical and dental devices within clinical and non-clinical environments, ensuring appropriate records are completed
  • Be responsible as part of the clinical team for the care of the patient from arrival to completion of treatment
  • Under supervision carry out the following: reception duties, answering telephone, receiving mail, meeting and greeting of patients and/or carers, managing department diaries and day books, sending appointments by mail, maintenance of monthly recall systems, filing and pulling of patient records, maintenance and upkeep of all patient records and correspondence

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.

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

  • Ambitious
  • Hard-working
  • Have a 'can do approach'

Qualities Required

  • Willing to learn and take on new challenged
  • 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
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