Apprentice Dental Nurse Kingston Dental Clinic

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: 10 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    Will depend on candidate

    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

    Mon-Fri - 10am-6pm (8pm finish on Tuesdays) Saturdays may be required.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000158815

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

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.

The training you will be getting

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 in maths and English, if required.

What to expect at the end of your 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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/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

Rapidly growing independent family-owned fully private dental clinic in the heart of Kingston-Upon-Thames high street, 2 minute walk from Bentalls Shopping Centre and Kingston Station.  Full-Time What we offer:  * Supportive, happy team environment * Large, bright, airy surgeries with lovely views * Job security for a long term position  * Training -We use state-of the art equipment and materials which we will teach you how to use. We provide all aspects of dentistry as well as cosmetic treatments (smile makeovers, veneers, whitenings) and facial aesthetics and skin treatments (botox, fillers, peels, PRP facial treatments).

Employer

Kingston Dental Clinic

Address

41 Fife Road

Kingston Upon Thames

KT1 1SF

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Training

Training provider

TEMP DENT DENTAL AGENCY LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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