Friars Walk Dental Surgery 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.

You 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

Friars Walk Dental surgery is a Dentist based in Dunstable, Bedfordshire.  We  are privileged to treat generations of families at Friars Walk Dental Surgery in Dunstable since 1982. Our principal Dr J McKeon and his Team empower patients by working with them and treating them when necessary, to ensure patients achieve and maintain good oral health. Whether you are a new or existing patient, we would like to thank you for choosing our dental surgery.

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

  • Communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Team working
  • Initiative
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

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.