Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Level 3 - Perfect Smile York

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 become a qualified dental nurse 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
  • Proving 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

Employer information

We offer treatments entailing all aspects of dentistry – cosmetic and routine. Our principal aim is to provide high quality dentistry in a comfortable and relaxed environment. We use the latest techniques and technologies available in dentistry today and we are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic apprentice to join our nursing team.

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Key info

Our reference

27900

Wages per week

£308

Hours

38.5 p/w

Location

North Yorkshire, York

Posted

06/02/2024

Possible start

11/03/2024

Status

Live

Sector

Dental

Employer

Perfect Smile Clinic (Uk) Ltd
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Additional information

Requirements

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English are desirable.  If you do not have these grades, you will have to complete functional skills.

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 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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