Apprentice Dental Nurse

A fantastic opportunity has become available for an Apprentice Dental Nurse at The White House Dental Surgery situated in Leicester. A practice with 5* review which offers a variety of dentistry procedures and cosmetic makeovers to meet their patient needs.

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Closing date: 04 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,648.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Aug 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000263305

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The Apprentice Dental Nurse role will require you to support your colleagues in providing an excellent service to all our patients.

Your duties would typically include the following:

  • Assisting the Dentist chair side during clinical procedures
  • Keeping the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy, and sterile
  • Ensuring the best care and welfare of patients
  • Accurately completing patient clinical records as directed
  • Ensuring adequate stock of materials and other items within the surgery
  • Ensuring computer/written records are accurately maintained and securely stored
  • Liaising with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records
  • Reception Duties – answering calls, making appointments
  • Trainee dental nurses also help educate patients on proper oral hygiene practices and may assist with administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments and handling patient inquiries
  • Additionally, they are expected to follow strict infection control protocols and ensure the safety and comfort of patients throughout their dental visits

The training you will be getting

You will complete an advanced apprenticeship standard in dental nurse. you will attend college, one day per week at Freemen’s Park Campus.

Dental nurse (integrated)
Level 3 (A level)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once you complete this programme, you can progress into a full time role with the employer or progress into University.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade C or 4 equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade Grade C or 4 equivalent) Essential

About the employer

At The Whitehouse Surgery, we aim to give you quality dental treatment in an environment that helps you feel at ease. We provide mainly NHS dental treatment but we do work with private patients.

Employer

THE WHITEHOUSE SURGERY LTD

https://www.leicesterdental.co.uk/

Address

386 EAST PARK ROAD

LEICESTER

LE5 5HH

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