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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Wimbledon Dental Spa

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: 22 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,560.00

    Based on £8.00 per hour and an average of 35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

  • Working week

    35 hours per week including evenings and Saturdays

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000058424

  • Positions

    2 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. 

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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

About the employer

At Wimbledon Dental Spa we provide a patient centric approach to all of our services. We have a state-of-the-art facility and equipment, use carefully researched dental materials and products, apply thorough sterilization methods and have a highly trained team. We are sensitive to the needs of nervous patients. We start by seeking to understand any fears you may have. We can show you how the whole process can be gentle dentistry with a gentle dentist. All treatment is fully explained and we encourage you to ask as many questions as you need to. Your dental treatment can be carried out as quickly or slowly as you like. We appreciate pain management must be a high priority in our services. We always use a gel or spray to numb the gum prior to any injections and all our injections are pre-warmed to body temperature with a special machine so that you really don’t feel the pain. We try our utmost to make sure you are pain free. We can also discuss I.V. sedation if needed. Our administration team are dedicated to making you feel at ease when booking appointments, organising payment arrangements and processing insurance. We accept all types of insurance provider, such as SimplyHealth, AXA PPP, NDP (National Dental Plan), Cigna, Boots, Tesco, April UK, Aviva, CS Healthcare, HSA, Health-On-Line, WPA Health Insurance and Saga. Our Treatment Co-ordinator will complete any insurance forms required. On your instruction, our Corporate Care Co-ordinator can discuss claims with the insurer on your behalf.

Employer

Wimbledon Dental Spa

Address

113 HAYDONS ROAD

LONDON

SW19 1HH

Contact

Dr Peter Soin

wimbledondentalspa@icloud.com

07917606577

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Training

Training provider

TEMP DENT DENTAL AGENCY LIMITED

Contact

Semo Jebari

semo.jebari@tempdent.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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