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Apprentice Dental Nurse Dental Smiles Chelmsford

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 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000068427

  • 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.

Functional Skills English & Maths level 2 qualifications unless already exempt.

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, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative 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

Dental Smiles Chelmsford is a modern and caring dental practice in the heart of Chelmsford. We provide both general dental care, Denplan, Invisalign orthodontic treatment as well as cosmetic dental treatments and dental implants. Our team prides itself in patient care and focusing on your individual needs to look after your mouth and teeth for the long term.

Employer

Dental Smiles Chelmsford

Address

87 RECTORY LANE

CHELMSFORD

CM1 1RF

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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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