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Apprentice Dental Nurse

Job Reference: 317-2020-34-044

Employer:
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
317 School Of Dental Nursing - DH
Location:
317 04 Newcastle Dental Hospital
Salary:
£17,051 per annum

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 15,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “Healthcare at its best with people at our heart”.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a world class health care provider, and one of the most successful teaching NHS trusts in the country. A tertiary centre, it offers the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK, with more than 1.69 million patient contacts each year, delivering innovative, high quality services locally, regionally and nationally and internationally.

The Care Quality Commission has rated us ‘Outstanding’ for the second time in a row.

We are the largest Trust in the country - and one of only five NHS organisations - to receive this accolade twice, which reaffirms our position as one of the UK’s top hospital trusts.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.


As an Advanced Level 3 Apprentice Dental Nurse you will be working and training as part of the Dental Team within the Dental Hospital and Community Dental Clinics. You will be expected to complete the Advanced Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing, and End Point Assessment by September 2022.

Registered Dental Nurses and Apprentices work closely assisting the dentist and supporting the patient to ensure the provision of high quality care. As such the training focuses on developing your skills, knowledge and behaviours to enable you to become an effective Registered Dental Nurse.

The training is a mixture of both classroom based learning and practical clinical experience at the ‘chairside’ with approximately 20% of time spent in a classroom setting.

Your training will be supported by a dedicated friendly and highly motivated team in a professional working and training environment and you will have access to a wide range of resources including IT and library facilities.

As an Apprentice Dental Nurse we will work with you to develop your interpersonal skills so that you can provide friendly, calm and efficient support within the clinical team.

To be successful in this role you will need to be a motivated person who can meet agreed deadlines and targets. You will be able to demonstrate good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills in additional having basic computer skills.

Entry requirements are a minimum of GCSE Level 4 or equivalent in English and Mathematics.

Interview Dates:- Monday 12/10/2020 Wednesday 14/10/2020 Thursday 15/10/2020

 

 




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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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