Dental Nurse Apprenticeship

Level: 3


Employer: Middleton Bank Dental


Location: Middleton Bank Dental

This is a fantastic opportunity to be trained as a dental nurse in a busy and friendly Dental Practice. Duties will include assisting in the provision and delivery of dental care to patients, reception duties and decontamination/sterilising in the surgery.

Duration: 21 Months

Expected start date: 06/03/2024

Hours per week: 40 hours

Wage: (Annually)

Job role includes

  • Assist the dental operator in organising the day’s activities.
  • Monitor day lists and appointment diary and update as necessary.
  • Prepare the surgery for use at the beginning of the session and clear up at the end of the session consistent with Health and Safety protocol.
  • Anticipate the dental operator’s requirements across a broad range of clinical procedures.
  • Assist the dental operator in the provision of dental treatment and to supervise the patient until they are fit to leave the department.
  • Provide pre and post-operative instructions for patients in agreement with the dental operator.
  • Assist the dental operator in making arrangements for appropriate follow up care.
  • Maintain hand pieces, aspirators and other equipment.
  • Process and mount radiographs.
  • Arrange for the timely supply of materials and laboratory work.
  • Utilise keyboard skills for data entry on dental software programme.
  • Greet patients at the door and escort to and from the surgery.
  • Make appointments for patients in person or on the telephone for the dentist and hygienist.
  • Be able to communicate comfortably and effectively with patients about money and accept and record payments for treatment in the appropriate manner.

About employer

Middleton Bank Dental is a State of the art dental practice in Middleton Manchester, providing the highest-quality, professional dental treatment in a relaxed and informal environment.

  • weighting: Essential
  • qualificationType: GCSE or equivalent
  • subject: English
  • grade: 4-9/A*-C or equivalent

Dental Nurse (integrated) Level 3 Apprenticeship standard.

  • A level 3 qualification which has been approved by the General Dental Council as meeting the requirements for entry to the professional register as a dental nurse.

You will attend weekly, off the job training sessions at the Oldham College.

    • Qualified Dental Nurse

    With experience you could:

    • Move into a team leader, manager or dental practice manager position.
    • Become a dental hygienist or dental therapist with further training.
    • Become an orthodontic therapist to help dentists improve the look and position of patient's teeth.
  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience
  • Physical fitness
  • Reliable and hard working
  • Enthusiastic

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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