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Apprentice Dental Nurse Beech Cottage Dental 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.

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Closing date: 13 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,976.00

  • Working week

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday. Shifts from 8.30am - 5pm (some later finishes may be required).

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000097940

  • 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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https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental

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

Beech Cottage Surgery is a family run dentist in Newcastle that provides high quality affordable dental care. Beech Cottage Surgery will treat you and your family with the respect you deserve while delivering an unrivalled standard of dental care. Our staff are caring and friendly, who work hard to provide outstanding personalised dental care to patients of all ages.

Employer

Beech Cottage Dental Practice

Address

38

Hill Street

Corbridge

NE45 5AA

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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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