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Level 3 Dental Nursing Advanced Apprenticeship

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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: 01/11/2020

Possible start date: 02/11/2020

Skills required

  • Friendly and approachable, commitment to ensure patients receives the best possible service
  • Ability to work under pressure to deadlines and to multi-task in an organised manner
  • Attention to detail

Qualifications required

  • 3 x GSCEs grade A* to C/9-4 to include English and maths (or equivalent Functional Skills Level 2)
  • Candidates must have one of the above maths or English qualifications in order to be considered

Candidate requirements

Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation.

Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy will be withdrawn early.

*Candidate will be required to undergo a DBS check.*

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer’s address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for fortnightly day release starting February 2021.

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.

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 feel you have that make you a good candidate for this role.

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

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
Nottingham
NG13 8AN

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Reference number VAC001652020
Working week Monday - Friday, 8.15am - 5.15pm. 1 hour lunch break.

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 21 months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Dental Nurse - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £190.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

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