Apprentice/Trainee Dental Nurse

  • Job Reference: 00071610-1
  • Date Posted: 29 April 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Oundle, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

About us

We are a private, Family Dental Centre whose mission it is to ensure that you receive the best quality dental services in a comfortable setting.

We’re easily accessible for those in Peterborough and Oundle.

This is a great opportunity to join a high growth company that can offer excellent career progression and development prospects. This role would suit somebody curious and motivated to embark upon a rewarding dental nurse career.

You will be enrolled on a government funded apprenticeship, and supported throughout the learning journey by your practice and tutor. Upon completion of your studies you will qualify as a dental nurse and be able to register with the General Dental Council.

Please apply now!

What the role involves

* Opportunity to work full time Monday - Thursday 8:15am - 5:15pm and Friday 8:15am - 4:30pm

* Understand the vision and brand message for the practice and deliver outstanding customer service experiences

* Between 15 and 18 month government funded course seeking a Dental Nursing Level 3 qualification

* The role will be 80% on the job learning and 20% studying with a reputable course provider

* The course is delivered in a ‘blended learning’ style i.e., coursework and portfolio pieces will be completed online or in a classroom environment

* The dental nurse apprenticeship consists of unit exams, a portfolio, and observations in the practice by an assessor who will visit the practice

* Trained to reassure patients, coordinate dental stock, decontamination, and sterilising equipment

* Any other ad hoc responsibilities as reasonably requested


* Bonus paid upon completion of apprenticeship

* Auto enrol pension scheme

* 24/7 access to free Employee Assistance Programme

* 20 day holiday allowance plus bank holidays (pro rata)

* Eye care vouchers for VDU users

* Regular in house professional development sessions acceptable to the GDC

* GDC registration, and online CPD funded

* Career opportunities across the Dentex Health group

What we need from you

* Maths and English GCSEs grades A-C

* If you don’t have GCSEs, you must complete the equivalent Functional Skills qualifications in order to meet the requirements of the training course

* Good communication and customer service skills, keeping patient satisfaction in mind

* Strong professionalism and relationship building skills

* Able to work intuitively and adapt to change

* Appreciation of the importance of health and safety

* Vaccinated against Hepatitis B and Covid-19