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Apprentice Dental Nurse Court Dental Clinic

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. Provide efficient and reliable chair-side support to Practice Clinicians. The role will also require working in other areas of the practice

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Closing date: 25 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,800.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm 1 hr lunch. Every other Saturday morning 9am-1pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000124893

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • 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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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Customer care 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 take great pride in the quality of our dentistry and want to make your visits a pleasant experience. Our aim is good dental health for you and your family through preventive dentistry. That means giving you regular dental advice and helping you understand how to care for your teeth yourself to reduce the need for dental treatment.

Employer

Court Dental Clinic

Address

DENTAL SURGERY

7 HIGHWAY COURT

BEACONSFIELD

HP9 1QB

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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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