Job Title : Dental Nurse Apprentice
Employer : Cranfield Dental Practice
Location : Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0EN
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Vacancy Reference : VAC-12011
Brief Description : The role of the dental nurse apprentice will be to assist the dentist in daily activities which will include; mixing materials, suction and decontaminating and the sterilisation of instruments.
Qualifications Required : GCSE 9-C (A*-4) including English and maths or equivalent
Level 2 introduction to the Dental Sector
Have relevant work experience in the sector
Vacancy Detail : The role of the dental nurse apprentice will be to assist the dentist in daily activities which will include; mixing materials, suction and decontaminating and the sterilisation of instruments.
The apprentice will also need to cover reception duties which will involve; taking notes, making appointments, taking payments and answering the phone whilst complying with GDPR. They will need to assist the dentist chair side with suction, and mixing materials. Other tasks include distilling water, checking the practice fire alarms and other general admin duties.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Salary : £156.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 26/01/2020
Possible Start Date : 17/02/2020
Personal Qualities : The right candidate will need to be honest and hard working as well as being adaptable to complete a variety of job related tasks
Skills Required : The individual should have good communication skills, excellent time keeping and work well in a team.
Future Prospects : To progress within the practice after completing the apprenticeship
Training to be Provided : You will gain the following qualifications:
Level 3 Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing
Functional Skills in English and maths Level 2 (if required)
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.
Things to consider : This will include 1 day college attendance per week.
Pay will be reviewed throughout the apprenticeship based on the apprentice’s progress.
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