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Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Dental Nursing

Job description

Sherwood Dental Care is looking for a friendly and caring apprentice dental nurse to join their practice. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate that is passionate about pursuing a career as a Dental Nurse.

Duties that you will be fully trained to be able to complete within the role include:

  • Working chairside, with a dentist 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

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 planned to start September 2021.

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: 01/10/2021

Possible start date: 02/10/2021

Skills required

  • Hard-working
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good teamwork

Qualifications required

GSCE's grade A*-C/9-4 in English and maths (or Level 2 equivalent).

Training provided

  • Expected college start date is September 2021 Diploma Level 3 Dental Nursing
  • Functional Skills maths OR English Level 2 if required

You will complete the following on a day release basis once every 2 weeks at college in Nottingham City Centre.

Future progression

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

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Please state what personal qualities and/or skills you have that you feel make you a good candidate for this position and why you want to become a qualified dental nurse.

Second question
Only for the purposes of shortlisting your application against your travel time to the place of work, please say whether or not you drive and have your own car or will be using public transport.

Employer information

Dental.

Address details:

Sherwood Dental Centre
668 Mansfield Road
Nottinghamshire
Nottingham
NG5 2GE

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Reference number VAC001704467
Working week Shifts to be confirmed by the employer around the practice opening hours Monday - Friday 8.30am - 6.45pm

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 21 months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Dental Nurse - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £156.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

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

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