Apprentice Dental Nurse

Gagandeep Kaur and Srinivas Krishnamurthi · Competitive · Newcastle upon Tyne
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We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our friendly and busy 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.

Closing date: 19 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage 129.00

Wages explained

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

  • Working week You will be employed 30 hours per week, with the possibility of working up to 40 hours a week. Flexibility may be required as you progress. Shifts TBC. Total hours per week: 30.00
  • Expected duration 18 months
  • Possible start date 25 Nov 2021
  • Date posted today
  • Distance 247.4 miles
  • Apprenticeship level Advanced

Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number VAC001775105
  • Positions 1 available

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our friendly and busy dental practice with an emphasis on preventative treatment and options for all. The role of a dental nurse is to assist the dentist with all clinical aspects within the surgery. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Greet and care 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
  • Carry out reception and administrative tasks where required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The successful candidate must be reliable, organised, with good communication skills, computer literate, and keen to learn
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude

Personal qualities

  • You will have a calm, confident and reassuring manner and the ability to relate well to people, including children and those with special needs
  • You will have a positive and flexible approach to work
  • Experience is not necessary; however, we are looking for ambitious, hard-working and committed individuals

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE, or equivalent, maths and English Grade C/4 and above

Future prospects

A great opportunity to secure long term employment with an employer who has a wonderful vision and admirable values in conjunction with continuing with your professional development.

  • The successful candidate must be reliable, organised, with good communication skills, computer literate, and keen to learn
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude

Personal qualities

  • You will have a calm, confident and reassuring manner and the ability to relate well to people, including children and those with special needs
  • You will have a positive and flexible approach to work
  • Experience is not necessary; however, we are looking for ambitious, hard-working and committed individuals

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE, or equivalent, maths and English Grade C/4 and above

Future prospects

A great opportunity to secure long term employment with an employer who has a wonderful vision and admirable values in conjunction with continuing with your professional development.

Things to consider

You will be required to have a Hepatitis B injection and pass a DBS check. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training thats part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our friendly and busy dental practice with an emphasis on preventative treatment and options for all. We are a dental practice with a well-established and friendly team. We would love you to join us as an Apprentice Dental Nurse.

Employer

Gagandeep Kaur and Srinivas Krishnamurthi

Address

1 Whickham View Newcastle Upon Tyne NE15 6TB

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Training

Training provider

Harriet Ellis Training Solution Limited Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Harriet Ellis Training Solution Limited

Contact

Katie Cottee +441708776050 KatieC@harrietellis.com

Dental nurse Level 3. The Dental Nurse apprenticeship offers a genuine job in a Dental Practice with an accompanying assessment and skills development programme. It will develop the skills, knowledge, and behaviours of your apprentice 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

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