Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Level 3 - Burgess & Hyder Bowburn

Dental Level 3

Job description

During the Dental Nurse Apprenticeship, you will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to qualify and have a successful career in dental nursing.

Your daily activities could include:

Assisting the dentist in providing safe and effective treatments to patients, from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments

Providing patients with a high level of care

Setting up and cleaning surgery

Sterilising instruments

Updating patient records

Maintaining equipment

Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments

Adhering to practice policies and procedures

During your working day, the dental practice will support you with learning the practical skills required, whilst your training provider (Aspiration Training) will teach you the theory side.  Your study will be based online with regular teaching and 1-2-1 sessions.  Off the job training will be given throughout your apprenticeship during paid working hours.

Benefits:- Birthday Off Annual increased holiday entitlement Annual wage increase

Wage increase after 6 months probation Monthly team treats


Employer information

The Burgess & Hyder Bowburn practice was established in 2010 to provide high-quality dental care and we are offering a Dental Nursing Apprenticeship for a keen, enthusiastic candidate, to join our exceptional nursing team.

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Key info

Our reference

27831

Wages per week

£198

Hours

37.5 p/w

Location

County Durham, Durham

Posted

31/01/2024

Possible start

04/03/2024

Status

Live

Sector

Dental

Employer

Burgess & Hyder Bowburn
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Additional information

Requirements

Maths and English GCSE at Grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) are essential.

Prospects

This is a great opportunity to be trained and secure long-term employment. Once qualified, there are a number of routes for further training and development, including dental hygienist, dental therapist or dental cosmetics. Also, the opportunity for career progression into head nurse, team leader, or practice manager.

Training provided

The apprenticeship provides employment and training within a dental practice to study the Level 3 dental nurse apprenticeship.  The apprenticeship is designed to teach the knowledge, skills and behaviours necessary to ensure competency in all aspects of clinical duties including: -

Preparing for Professional Practice in Dental Nursing

Infection Prevention and Control

First Aid and Medical Emergencies

Oral and General Health

Endodontic Treatments

Prosthetic Treatments

Radiation and Radiography

Periodontal Disease and Cavity Restoration

Health and Safety

Extractions and Minor Oral Surgery

Management of Oral Health Diseases and Dental Anatomy, Oral Health Assessments and Treatment Planning

Upon successful completion you will awarded the relevant qualification to apply for professional registration as a dental nurse to the General Dental Council (GDC).

Considerations

A passion and desire to work within the dental sector are essential and to not be put off at the sight of blood. If you using public transport to get to the practice, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available. It is also a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS.

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