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Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Dental Nursing

Job description

Beeston Dental Practice is looking for a friendly and caring trainee 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. There may be up to 40 hours per week available. But advertised as the minimum 30 hours per week.

Duties within the role that you will be fully trained to carry out 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 for 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: 03/01/2022

Possible start date: 06/01/2022

Skills required

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

Qualifications required

  • GCSE's grade A* to C/9 to 4 to include English and maths (or Functional Skills Level 2 equivalent)

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
  • Functional Skills maths OR English Level 2 if required

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
Why do you want to become a Dental Nurse? Please state what skills and/or personal qualities you feel you have that will make you a good candidate for this apprenticeship.

Second question
For the purposes of shortlisting your commute from your home address to the employers, please state whether or not you will be using public transport or drive/have your own vehicle.

Employer information

Beeston Dental Practice is a friendly practice which will take the time to get to know you, so they can provide a personal and caring service. Above all, they aim to exceed your expectations by combining clinical excellence with advanced technology in a safe and relaxing environment.

Address details:

Beeston Dental Practice
3 Devonshire Avenue

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Reference number VAC001785939
Working week Shifts to be agreed around the surgery hours 8.30am to 5.30pm except Thurs 7.45am to 7.30pm

(30 hours per week)

Expected duration 21 months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Dental Nurse - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £144.30 - £196.80 (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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