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Apprentice Dental Nurse Southwell Dental Care

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. Duties include providing chair side support to all dental professionals and ensure high standards of cleanliness and infection control, interact with patients of all ages and booking appointments.

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Closing date: 15 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,360.00

  • Working week

    Monday Friday, varied shifts between 9am and 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000120999

  • 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

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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving 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

We opened our practice in 2011 in the heart of picturesque town of Southwell serving the town and the wider community. We provide a full range of family and general dentistry in a comfortable and caring environment. Our reputation is built on excellent dental care in relaxed and friendly surroundings & our aim is to provide the very best standard of dental care for you and your family. To achieve this, we invest heavily in the equipment and infrastructure of our practice and in the ongoing professional training of our team.

Employer

Southwell Dental Care

Address

70 Lower Kirklington Road

Southwell

NG25 0DN

Contact

Daniel Swann

daniel.swann@tempdent.co.uk

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Training

Training provider

TEMP DENT DENTAL AGENCY LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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