Dental Nurse Apprentice

Level: 3


Employer: DEANE DENTAL CARE LTD


Location: UNIT 6A

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our friendly dental practice. We are a dental practice with a well-established and friendly team. We would love you to join us as an Apprentice Dental Nurse and start your exciting career in dental nursing.

Duration: 18 Months

Expected start date: 31/03/2024

Hours per week: 40 hours

Wage: (Annually)

Job role includes

The role of a Dental Nurse is to assist the dentist with all clinical aspects within the surgery.

This includes but is not exhausted to:

  • Greeting and caring for all patients in a polite and courteous manner at all times
  • Work closely with the dentist in a professional and appropriate manner
  • Provide chair side assistance during all dental procedures
  • Update computer records and taking notes
  • Cleaning surgeries to a high level, maintaining strict cross infection controls
  • Preparing instruments and materials during treatments

You will be earning whilst learning during your apprenticeship. The dental practice will give you all of the practical knowledge you will need in order to qualify as a Dental Nurse and the training provider (Harriet Ellis) will teach you all of the theory side.

Your study will be online based with weekly teaching sessions and off the job training given to you and paid by your employer.

About employer

Providing a wide range of Dental treatments to the public we are a friendly and busy dental practice.

  • weighting: Desired
  • qualificationType: GCSE or equivalent
  • subject: English
  • grade: At least C/4

The Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship offers employment within a Dental Practice with an accompanying assessment and skills development programme. It will develop the skills, knowledge, and behaviours of the learner to operate competently in all aspects of clinical responsibilities.

It will also provide them with the relevant qualification to apply for professional registration as a Dental Nurse to the General Dental Council (GDC).

What you will study:

  • Cross infection
  • Anatomy
  • Radiography
  • Oral hygiene
  • Orthodontics
  • Restoration
  • Legislation
  • First aid
  • Health and Safety
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

You will complete on and off the job training whilst you are fully supported throughout, progressing to gateway and endpoint.

Training and training location to be confirmed.

    • A great opportunity to be trained and secure long term employment with an employer who wishes to develop your knowledge and skills
    • A good route into dental hygiene, dental therapy or dental cosmetics with further training
    • Once qualified offers excellent career progression into possibly moving into a team leader, manager or dental practice manager position
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer care skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience
  • Reliable
  • Hard working
  • Keen to learn
  • Calm and confident
  • Experience is not necessary

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Duration: 18 months

Expected start date: 28/3/2022

Hours per week: 37.5 hours

Wage: 146.25 (weekly)

Job role includes

  • Explore what an apprenticeship is and how they work.
  • Understand what it means to be an apprentice.
  • Discover different apprenticeship types, get application hints and tips, and apply for vacancies.

About employer

Employer description

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills