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Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Dental Nursing

Job description

Buttercross View Dental Practice, based in Bingham, are looking for a friendly and welcoming Dental Nurse to join their small, but busy practice. If you are looking to start your career as a dental nurse, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Buttercross View Dental Practice is recruiting a friendly and approachable Apprentice Dental Nurse. 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 within the role 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: 03/01/2022

Possible start date: 06/01/2022

Skills required

  • Effective teamwork and communication skills
  • IT skills

Qualifications required

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Training provided

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End Point Assessment (EPA)

  • Assessment method 1: Knowledge Test
  • Assessment method 2: Observation of Practice
  • Assessment method 3: Interview underpinned by a portfolio

Future progression

Possible permanent position on the 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 train to become a Dental Nurse? Please state what personal qualities and/or skills you feel you have that make you a good candidate for this role.

Second question
For the purposes on shortlisting your application for the commute from your home address to the employers, please state whether or not you drive and have your own vehicle.

Employer information

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

Address details:

Buttercross View Dental Surgery
25 Market Place
NG13 8AN

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Reference number VAC001793233
Working week Monday - Friday, 08:15 - 17:15, 8 hours per day, with a 1-hour lunch break.

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 21 months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Dental Nurse - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £202.00 (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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