Dental Nursing Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

York Dental Practice (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
18 months (duration)
1 February 2021(start date)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
31 January 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

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 so you need to be unflappable under pressure and able to put people at ease. You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required.

Responsibilities

As an apprentice Dental Nurse you well be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care. You will need to be unflappable 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 patients
  • Patient Care
  • Setting up and cleaning surgery
  • Sterilising Instruments
  • Updating Patient Records
  • Maintaining Equipment
  • Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • Adhering to practice policies and procedures

During your apprenticeship you will development the skills require 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 upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Reality Check

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying. If you are using public transport, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular and reliable service is available. Your application will be rejected if you live too far away.

For Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B Vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS.

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

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Team working skills

Qualities Required

  • Have a 'can do' approach
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Hard working
  • Polite
  • Ability to cope well under pressure

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades A-C/7-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Training Provided

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing that is recognised by the General Dental Council
  • Level 2 functional Skills in maths and English (if applicable)
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