- NAS Reference
- Weekly wage
44.00 per week
- Working Week
Monday - Saturday.
Working week to be confirmed at interview.
- Date Posted
- Start Date
- Expected Duration
Now Taking Applications
Dental nurse (integrated)
- Employment Type
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Coventry Road Dental Care
Description of Opportunity
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a apprentice dental nurse to join our friendly team.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Christy Fitzpatrick
firstname.lastname@example.org - SANDWELL COLLEGE (Ref ID: VAC001752175)
We expect a friendly, responsible attitude and positive approach to people. The dental nurse must be well presented and show a willingness to study. You must be team player with good written and verbal communication skills, excellent organisational skills and good manual dexterity. You need to be able to adapt to new situations and work well using your own initiative.
To be accepted onto the apprenticeship, you must be over the age of 16 and hold GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent Functional Skills at Level 2) in both maths and English.
Apprentices must maintain a high level of personal hygiene presenting a clean, neat, tidy, smart, safe and practical appearance at work. Apprentices attending training should not be wearing work uniform. Work uniform must not be worn entering or leaving the practice.
Footwear should be of a nature that protects the apprentice, flat closed toe shoes (not fabric).
Work tunics/scrubs should be presentable and clean every day.
Jewellery worn must be consistent with health and safety and professional standards and must not obstruct or prevent an apprentice carrying out their duties. Small stud earrings and a wedding band are the only acceptable forms of jewellery.
Nails should be short and free of polish, false nails, including but not limited to, shellac, acrylic and gel will not be tolerated.
Hair must be kept clean and tied back, hairpieces are not tolerated.
Eyelashes must be natural, false eyelashes are not permitted.
Make up should be kept to a minimum to maintain a professional image.
You will require a clear DBS check and Hepatitis B immunisations to work in the clinical setting.
There are a wide range of opportunities available to enable registered dental nurses to extend their clinical duties and develop their knowledge and skills within particular areas of interest, for example:
Oral health education
Sedation dental nursing
Orthodontic dental nursing
Special care dental nursing
Oral surgery dental nursing
Taking dental impressions
The application of topical fluoride
Dental nurses may also progress onto university to become a dental hygienist/therapist.
Coventry Road Dental Care is delighted to have achieved the British Dental Association’s Good Practice Award, which is a recognised trademark across the UK. BDA Good Practice demonstrates our commitment to quality and our dedication to providing excellent levels of care to our patients.
To achieve Good Practice accreditation dental practices have to meet strict criteria and reaching this level shows that our standards are among the highest. BDA Good Practice is a quality assurance programme that allows us to communicate our ongoing commitment to working to standards of good practice on professional and legal responsibilities. The practice is a family run business with a sister site in Coventry.