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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: 20 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    This is the minimum that will be paid. They have said they may pay more dependent on relevant experience and situation of applicants.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.45am - 5.30pm, 1 hour unpaid lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000065056

  • 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, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, 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

Langley’s Dental Centre has been a part of Virginia Water since 1982, when the owner, Richard Langley, moved here from Manchester. Miranda Rossiter has been working with Richard since the practice opened, initially as a dental nurse and receptionist, before becoming practice manager in 1999. Over the years, our practice has grown and developed to include a range of the most modern dental technology and equipment available, and of course, a diverse team of specialist dentists, nurses, hygienists and administrative staff. Since our inception in 2014, Dentex Health has collaborated with a substantial number of successful dental practices across the UK and are on track to achieve 150 partner practices by 2022.Working for Dentex, you will join a collective of practices with a mutual interest in seeing the group grow and thrive. We celebrate the freedom of our practices, empowering them to run as they always have, proudly and independently maintaining their own brand and unique set of values. From routine general dentistry to more advanced cosmetic procedures you can be confident that you will receive the highest standard of care at all times.

Employer

DENTEX CLINICAL LIMITED

Address

11 Station Approach

Virginia Water

GU25 4DW

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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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