Apprentice Dental Nurse Sardinia House Dental Practice

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our friendly and busy dental practice, which has an emphasis on preventative treatment and options for all. We are a dental practice with a well-established and friendly team. We would love you to join us as an Apprentice Dental Nurse.

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Apprenticeship summary

The role of a dental nurse is to assist the dentist with all clinical aspects within the surgery.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Greet and care for all patients in a polite and courteous manner at all times
  • Work closely with the dentist in a professional and appropriate manner
  • Provide chairside assistance during all dental procedures
  • Update computer records and taking notes
  • Cleaning surgeries to a high level, maintaining strict cross infection controls
  • Preparing instruments and materials during treatments
  • Carry out reception and administrative tasks where required
  • Weekly wage

    £130.50 - £246.30

  • Working week

    Working days and hours to be confirmed - flexibility may be required as you progress. 30-40 hours a week.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Date posted

    14-09-2020

  • Expected start date

    06-10-2020

  • Closing date

    05-10-2020

  • Standards

    Dental nurse

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced

  • Reference number

    VA1651646

  • Training Provider

    Harriet Ellis Training Solution Limited

  • Location

    London


Requirements and prospects

Desired Skills

Experience is not necessary; however, we are looking for reliable, ambitious, hard-working and committed individuals who are keen to learn.

Personal qualities

  • You will have a calm, confident and reassuring manner and the ability to relate well to people, including children and those with special needs
  • You will have a positive and flexible approach to work

Desired qualifications

GCSEs grade C/4 or above (or equivalent qualifications) in maths and English.

Future prospects

A great opportunity to secure long term employment with an employer who has a wonderful vision and admirable values in conjunction with continuing with your professional development. 

Things to consider

You will be required to have a Hepatitis B injection and pass a DBS check.

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £4.15 per hour as of 1st of April 2020. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £6.45 an hour for 18-20-year olds; £8.20 for anyone aged 21 to 24.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).


About the Employer

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our friendly and busy dental practice. We are a dental practice with a well-established and friendly team and we would love you to join us.

Employer

Sardinia House Dental Practice