Thames Dental Surgery Dental Nursing 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

Employer information

Thames Dental Surgery is a busy mixed NHS/Private dental practice in Leigh-on-sea, Essex. The practice is known to be a warm friendly family practice and has a good reputation within the local and surrounding area.

The original practice was founded in the 1950s and practice was relocated to new premises in April 2015 which enabled us to create the ideal environment for both our patients and staff.

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
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Team working
  • Patience
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.