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Apprentice Dental Nurse Guildford Dental Centre

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

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:45 pm Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000061760

  • 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, Analytical 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.

About the employer

Farnham Road Dental Practice is a thoroughly modern dental practice based in Guildford. Our aim is simple: we strive to provide you with the best dentistry possible, using the latest in modern dental technology and techniques. At Farnham Road we are a fully private dental practice, offering preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry to patients of all ages. The practice has recently undergone refurbishment and we are looking forward to celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Although there has been a dental practice on the site for almost 90 years. We are proud to be a metal-free practice, providing modern white filling for all fillings and using all ceramic restorations for crowns and bridges, because we believe these are not only more aesthetically pleasing, but are better for the health of your mouth.

Employer

Guildford Dental Centre

Address

30 Farnham Road

Guildford

GU2 4JN

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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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