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Advanced/​Level 3 Apprenticeship Dental Nursing

Job description

Choices Dental Care are looking for a friendly and welcoming Dental Nurse to join their small but busy practice in Gedling. If you are looking to pursue a career in dental nursing this is an opportunity not to be missed to develop all skills to become a qualified dental nurse working chairside along a dentist or hygienist.

  • Choices Dental Care is recruiting a friendly and approachable apprentice Dental Nurse to join their dental practice. Within this role you will gain a full range of skills and experience pivotal to becoming a successful and qualified Dental nurse

Duties you will be fully trained to carry out include:

  • Working chairside, with a dentist/hygienist in a busy dental practice
  • To ensure Health and Safety is always adhered to in surgery
  • To be always professional
  • To ensure you have good communication at all times
  • To make patients always feel at ease and comfortable
  • To innovate ideas and initiate action to improve the overall perception of the practice, ensuring its good name continues
  • To ensure all facilities are presented to the highest levels of cleanliness and comfort
  • To be aware of all Health & Safety issues within the practice, to constantly implement and assess procedures drawing attention to any unsafe practices
  • To make sure all parts of the practice are safe and secure when not in use
  • To cover duties of such other members of staff as required
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required to assist in the running of the Dental Practice Portray a professional and positive image of the Dental Practice, wearing the uniform provided whilst on duty
  • This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address
  • You will only need to attend college in Nottingham City Centre one day every 2 weeks for training

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 30/06/2023

Possible start date: 03/07/2023

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Team working
  • Team working
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience

  • GCSE or equivalent English & maths 4 or C or Level 2 pass (Essential)

  • Dental Nurse Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills if not exempt in English OR Maths
  • Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment. Please refer to above link for more information
  • The college day release (fortnightly) is due to commence in Autumn 2023 however will employ an apprentice once they find a suitable candidate so, please don't delay in replying

  • Potential for ongoing employment as a qualified dental nurse upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Employer information

We are a family friendly Dental Practice based in Gedling Nottingham Dentist.

Address details:

Choices Dental Care

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Reference number VAC1000162552
Working week Monday – Friday 8.45am – 5.15pm
Occasional Saturday.
Total hours per week: 37.5
Expected duration 21 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Dental Nurse - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £10,920.00 (Annually)

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).