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Job title: Dental Nursing Advanced Apprenticeship
Job ref: VAC-003438

St Catherines Dental Practice is recruiting a friendly and approachable apprentice Dental Nurse.

Within this role you will gain a full range of skills and experience pivotal to becoming a successful and qualified Dental nurse. If you are professional, confident and keen to pursue a career in the dental industry, this opportunity is not to be missed.

Duties include:

Working chairside, with a dentist / hygienist in a busy dental practice

To ensure Health and Safety is adhered to at all times in surgery.

To be professional at all times.

To ensure you have good communication at all times

To make patients feel at ease and comfortable at all times.

To innovate ideas and initiate action to improve the overall perception of the practice, ensuring its good name continues.

To ensure all facilities are presented to the highest levels of cleanliness and comfort.

To be aware of all Health & Safety issues within the practice, to constantly implement and assess procedures drawing attention to any unsafe practices.

To make sure all parts of the practice are safe and secure when not in use.

To cover duties of such other members of staff as required.

To undertake any other duties as may be required to assist in the running of the Dental Practice

Portray a professional and positive image of the Dental Practice, wearing the uniform provided whilst on duty.

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address. You will only need to attend college in Nottingham City Centre for initial assessments, enrolment and one day every 2 weeks for training.

Further information: Friendly and approachable, commitment to ensure patients receives the best possible service. Ability to work under pressure to deadlines and to multi task in an organised manner. To have an interest in the Medical / Healthcare environment. Confident with a willingness to learn.
Town/city: Nottinghamshire
Region: Nottinghamshire
Country: United Kingdom
Job type: Contract
Hours: Full-Time
Salary: Excellent
Additional information: The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.70 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 18 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

* Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation *

* Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early*

*Candidate will be required to undergo a DBS check and have vaccinations*

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other rare occasions

Application deadline: 4 February 2019
Start date: 18 February 2019
Duration: 18 months

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