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Apprentice Dental Nurse Sutton Dentists

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: 11 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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

    Mon - Fri : 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000076633

  • 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.

Health careers:

https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Customer care 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

With a history of about 90 years of dental care in Sutton - Sutton Dentists combines the charm of a traditional family dentist, with the expertise of modern technology. While we fix problems, we believe in a preventative approach to dentistry. Our team of expert practitioners aim to improve your overall dental health for the long-run to keep you smiling for longer.

Employer

Sutton Dentists

Address

62 BENHILL AVENUE

SUTTON

SM1 4DW

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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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