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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship DENTEX CLINICAL LIMITED

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: 10 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50 to £18,525.00

    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

    Monday 08:00 - 17:00, Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00, Thursday 08:00 - 17:00 study day in practice, Friday 08:00 - 17:00 One Saturday per month 08.30 - 13.30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000061530

  • 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. 

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/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. 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

Highland View is a group of two dental practices based in Essex; Hornchurch and Leigh on Sea. Highland View Dental Care, led by Philip Hayter and Sanjay Chopra, Specialist Oral Surgeons (Advanced Certs in Implant Dentistry, DipImpDent RCS Eng, Adv cert Impl Dent RCS), was established in 1995. As well as routine dentistry, they offer Dental Implants, Oral Surgery and Sedation exclusively provided by one of their own Specialists. Their Specialist Periodontist, Consultant Orthodontist and Practitioner limited to Endodontics are also pleased to offer expert advice and treatment. The practice consists of four surgeries, six nurse, eleven dentists and four hygienists.

Employer

DENTEX CLINICAL LIMITED

Address

1809 London Road

Leigh-on-Sea

Essex

SS9 2ST

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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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