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Apprentice Dental Nurse Binley Woods Dentistry

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 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,840.00

    The wage may be as high as £10,608 per annum depending on age and relevant experience.

  • Working week

    Monday 9am – 5pm (1 hour lunch) Tuesday 9am – 5pm (1 hour lunch) Thursday 9am – 7pm (1 hour lunch) Friday 9am – 2pm (no lunch) + 6 hours additional study time.

    Total hours per week: 34

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    25 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000046084

  • 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.

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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, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

You will be required to be immunised against Hepatitis B. You will also need to pass a DBS check.

About the employer

We are an award-winning private dental practice located in the heart of Binley Woods, a village conveniently positioned close to Coventry and within reach of Rugby. The property was newly converted in early 2008 to provide state of the art modern dental facilities and beautiful, relaxing patient comforts throughout. From the moment you enter Binley Woods Dentistry, you will see that we are no ordinary practice. We take great pride in everything we do, giving our attention to the smallest details to ensure a completely positive patient experience and the provision of excellent dentistry.

Employer

Binley Woods Dentistry

Address

128 RUGBY ROAD

BINLEY WOODS

COVENTRY

CV3 2AX

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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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