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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship DENTEX CLINICAL LIMITED

The apprenticeship in dental nursing is an 18-month government funded course and is comprised of 3 main components: • City & Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing • Functional Skills English & Maths level 2 qualifications (unless exempt) • Integrated End Point Assessment – consisting of a synoptic test, interview & observation. You will provide efficient and reliable chair-side support to Practice Clinicians.

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    This is the minimum that will be paid. They may pay more dependent on age or experience.

    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

    Monday - Thursday 8.30am-5.30pm. Friday 8.30am - 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000124504

  • 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/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

Flint and Flint Dental Surgeons in Sheffield has a family history in dentistry dating back to 1879 making us one of the longest continuous lines of dentists in Europe. With eighteen dentists over 5 generations from the Flint Dental family, we have established an excellent reputation for delivering clinical and patient care to the very highest standard.

Employer

DENTEX CLINICAL LIMITED

Address

194 Abbey Lane

Sheffield

S8 0BQ

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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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