Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Apprentice Dental Nurse Dental Health Practice

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.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 13 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,040.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.15am - 5.15pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000081452

  • 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
  • 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, Problem solving 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. 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

Dental Health Private Dental Clinic is an innovative and exclusive private dental practice located in Southampton. Whether you’re looking for an oral health examination, a hygienist visit or a smile makeover, we’ve carefully planned every detail of your visit. Combining our clinical excellence with technology and a warm friendly team, we've created a friction-less experience that allows us to focus on what matters most - you and your comfort. We promise that each visit will be personalized, clear, and inspiring. Every time.

Employer

Dental Health Practice

Address

39-40 High Street,

West End,

Southampton

SO30 3DR

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


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)


Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.