Dental Nursing Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

The Mallards Dental Practise (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £198.00
36.0 hours per week Monday to Friday. Hours TBC.
18 months (duration)
14 October 2021(start date)
Dental nurse (integrated) (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 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 show empathy, be able to put people at ease and able to work under pressure and reliable as a team player.

Responsibilities

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 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 develop 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 on completion of 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.

Skills Required

  • Communication skills
  • Organised
  • Must be a team player

Qualities Required

  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board
  • Ambitious
  • Prides themselves with a common sense ‘can do approach’
  • Hard-working
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Reliable approach and have a passion to start a career as a dental nurse
  • Punctual
  • Efficient

Qualifications Required

  • Mathematics and English GCSE A*-C (9-4) or equivalent

Training Provided

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