Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Level 3 - Mount Dental

Dental Level 3

Job description

As an apprentice Dental Nurse you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care. You will need to remain calm under pressure and able to put people at ease. You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.

Your daily activities could include:-

Assisting the dentist with providing treatments to patients

Patient 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 apprenticeship you will development the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments.


Employer information

The Mount Dental Practice and York Dental Implant Centre are situated in a Grade II listed building, close to the heart of the historic city of York. The practice is one of York’s longest established practices. The practice has expanded over the years and has been sympathetically upgraded to offer state of the art, modern dental care in a historic listed building.

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Key info

Our reference

29475

Wages per week

£375

Hours

37.5 p/w

Location

North Yorkshire, York

Posted

28/06/2024

Possible start

05/08/2024

Status

Live

Sector

Dental

Employer

The Mount Dental Practice
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Additional information

Requirements

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English 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

The use of VR Technology

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 is 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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