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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: 22 Oct 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 to Friday, varied shifts between 8am and 8pm.

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000081659

  • 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

Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) 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

The Gallery in Reading (part of the Dentex group) uphold strong moral values throughout our practice. We look after every single patient as we would like to be looked after ourselves. The Gallery provide a complete service for all members of the family. Preventative dentistry and hygiene are just as important to us as are complex restorative and cosmetic treatments.

Employer

DENTEX CLINICAL LIMITED

Address

35 Maiden Lane Centre

Lower Earley

Reading

RG6 3HD

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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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