Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Churchview Dental Clinic

The apprenticeship in dental nursing is an 18-month government funded course City & Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing. The job entails assisting the dentist, sterilising equipment, reception and any other ad hoc duties as may be required.

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Closing date: 14 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80

    This could increase depending on candidates 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 - Friday, Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 May 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000211734

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Provide efficient and reliable chair-side support to Practice Clinicians
  • 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 English & maths level 2 qualifications unless already exempt

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

Health careers:

https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 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

At Church View Dental Clinic we offer a wide range of general dental, preventative and affordable cosmetic treatments tailored to your specific needs. NHS health care is also available. Our staff are all registered and are highly qualified within our dental surgeon and dental hygienist / therapist ranks. Our clinic offers a quality range of dental care in a relaxed and friendly environment. Yellowing, chipped, uneven teeth or ill-fitting dentures can completely destroy your confidence and your looks. Our dental implant and related services could solve your problems.

Employer

Churchview Dental Clinic

Address

34A STATION ROAD

UPMINSTER

RM14 2TR

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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

Contact

Mary-Petra Obika

mary.obika@tempdent.co.uk

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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