Kingsclere Dental Practice

Trainee/ Apprentice Dental Nurse - Kingsclere Dental Practice

Date Posted: 08/11/2023

Full time

Clinic: Kingsclere Dental Practice, 90 Normandy Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1DH

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Job description

**Envisage Dental UK are B Corp certified, we are a 4.7-star rated company on Indeed and a 5.0- star rated company on Glassdoor **

Here at Kingsclere Dental Practice, we are looking to recruit and train an Apprentice Dental Nurse within our friendly, predominantly private practice in Alton.

Kingsclere Dental Practice has been providing care to patients across Alton, Chawton, Farnham and Bordon for over 90 years with the highest quality dental treatment. We pride ourselves on positively changing patient perception of visiting the dentist and aim to offer quality comprehensive services under one umbrella whether it be an oral health assessment, hygienist visit or smile makeover.

We are a group of perfectionists, overachievers, fun seekers and empathetic humans driven by the goal of creating an exceptional dental experience from start to finish

If you are thinking, why should I consider a career as a dental nurse then please read on….

What are the benefits to gaining your qualification with Envisage Dental?

  • Training is fully funded
  • Once you have qualified, we will pay your GDC, Indemnity and CPD costs
  • You will have access to our internal app - Workplace, where you will find excellent resources and other trainees to support you on your journey
  • Happy birthday to you, you get an extra day off paid for your birthday!
  • You can purchase additional holidays (we love holidays here at Envisage!)
  • Envisage will reward you up to £1000 for any successful referrals of friends or family into any of our live vacancies
  • All of this and more…(including uniforms being supplied!)

What do Dental nurses do in practice?

  • Have the ability to remain calm under pressure and to put patients at ease
  • Developing the skills to assist the Dentist chair side with the performance of all clinical treatments within the surgery
  • Providing our patients with the highest level of care during a range of procedures
  • Updating computer records and taking notes
  • Preparing instruments and materials during treatments
  • Cleaning surgeries to a high level, maintaining strict cross infection controls
  • Undergoing training and studying as required to develop your skills

Common questions answered:

Do I need qualifications to enrol on an apprenticeship? Yes, you need GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above OR functional skills Level 2

What are the working hours? Full-time hours: 40 - hours per week – includes off the job time to train

Will I be paid whist I train? Yes, you earn whilst you learn, we pay all of our apprentices NMW NOT apprentice rate

What will my course provider and practice do? Full Training is provided leading to an internationally recognised qualification, this will be online or at a local college, we will fully support your training

How long will I be training? No more than 24 months for the apprenticeship, but training and development as a dental nurse continues throughout your career

Will I be offered a permanent role as a qualified nurse? Yes, upon successful completion of course

How do nurses protect their health? Full health & safety training, appropriate PPE provision and Hep B vaccination is required to work as a Dental Nurse, these will be funded for you

Kingsclere Dental is part of the Envisage Dental UK group

Here at Envisage Dental we celebrate collaboration and transparency. We are proud to be an inclusive equal opportunity workplace. We have created a workforce that is reflective of our diverse patient and practice communities, which promotes positivity and allows everyone to thrive, and we believe this is critical to our success.

Envisage Dental are the first national dental group to be awarded the highly acclaimed B Corp certification - a rigorous assessment of a company’s impact on its governance, workers, customers, community, and environment.

If you like what you hear, why not join our journey to redefine group dentistry? Press apply or contact Jen to find out more

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