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Apprentice Dental Nurse Hadleigh Dental Surgery

We are seeking an apprentice dental nurse to join our team and take their first steps towards a rewarding and satisfying career. The dental nurse apprenticeship offers you the opportunity to earn whilst you learn through a combination of practical training, studying and working in the practice. We would love you to join our team.

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Closing date: 18 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    This wage could be increased dependent on relevant experience and personal circumstances.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri, 9AM – 5.30PM with one late evening.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000037839

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Provide efficient and reliable chair-side support to Practice Clinicians. The role will also require working in other areas of the practice such as reception, dealing with patient queries, answering the phone, taking payments and booking appointments.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

This qualification is a level 3 advanced apprenticeship accredited by City & Guilds and is delivered nationwide through blended interactive E-Learning, enabling learners to access the course from anywhere in the UK. Upon achievement the apprentice will be awarded a Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

With experience you may be able to move into jobs like team manager, team leader or dental practice manager.

With further training you could become a dental therapist, helping a dentist carry out the more routine dentistry work. You could also become a dental hygienist, helping people to look after their teeth and gums.

You might decide to train as an orthodontic therapist helping dentists to improve the look and position of a patient's teeth.

Health careers:

https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

You will be required to be immunised against Hepatitis B. You will also need to pass a DBS check. If your application has been successful you will be contacted by Email by the training provider Tempdent. Please ensure you check your Emails including your junk box.

About the employer

Our aim is to help all our patients reach an optimum state of dental health in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Having achieved this level of oral fitness we then recommend regular visits to the practice for effective preventative care from the team. We carry out all forms of treatment including cosmetic dentistry such as tooth whitening, veneers and cosmetic crowns; helping all our patients achieve a healthy confident smile.

Employer

Hadleigh Dental Surgery

Address

17-19 High Street

Hadleigh

Ipswich

IP7 5AG

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Training

Training provider

TEMP DENT DENTAL AGENCY LIMITED

Contact

Daniel Swann

daniel.swann@tempdent.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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