Danescroft Dental Practice Dental Nurse Apprenticeship 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

Danescroft Dental (also known as Upton Dental Practice) has been providing NHS Dentistry in Upton, Widnes for over two decades.  Our caring team look forward to welcoming you to our clinic to see how we can help make you smile.  We provide comprehensive NHS care for all our patients. 

Additional information

Requirements

General

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

Skill requirements

  • Organisation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Initiative
  • Team working
Prospects
Possibility of ongoing employment and further development following completion of the dental nursing qualification.
Training provided

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

End-Point Assessment (EPA)

On the job training

We utilise a Virtual Reality Headset as a training tool

Considerations
If you are using public transport to get to this employer, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available. It is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear, enhanced DBS.