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Den­tal Apprentice

Job description

Buttercross View Dental Practice based in Bingham, South Nottinghamshire, are looking for a friendly and welcoming dental nurse to join their small but busy practice.

Within this role, you will gain a full range of skills and experience pivotal to becoming a successful and qualified dental nurse. If you are professional, confident and keen to pursue a career in the dental industry, this opportunity is not to be missed.

Duties include:

Working chairside, with a dentist/hygienist in a busy dental practice
To ensure health and safety is adhered to at all times in surgery
To be professional at all times
To ensure you have good communication at all times
To make patients feel at ease and comfortable at all times
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

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: 30/09/2022

Possible start date: 01/10/2022

Skills required

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

Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent English/Maths 9- 4/A- C (Essential)

Training provided

You will complete the following on a day release basis once every 2 weeks at college:

Advanced Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing
Diploma Level 3 Dental Nursing
ERR - Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Functional Skills maths Level 2 if required
Functional Skills English Level 2 if required

Future progression

Upon successful completion of the programme, registration with the General Dental Council will be applicable to all qualified dental nurses.

Potential for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Employer information

Buttercross View Dental Practice is an innovative dental practice conveniently located in the heart of Bingham.

Address details:

Buttercross Dental Practice
NG13 8AN

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Reference number VAC1000057905
Working week Monday - Friday, 8.15am - 5.15pm. 1 hour lunch break.
Total hours per week: 40.00
Total hours per week: 40
Expected duration 18 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Dental Nurse - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £10,004.80 (Annually)

Wage explained

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