Apprentice Dental Nurse POPPIES DENTAL CARE LIMITED

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: 20 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £21,131.76

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30-5:30pm Varied shift could be 8am-6pm.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000218096

  • Positions

    1 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 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, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, 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 Poppies Dental Care, we are proud to introduce our accomplished dentist who spearheads our comprehensive range of private cosmetic treatments in addition to our dedicated NHS care. With an unwavering commitment to enhancing your smile and oral health, our dentist brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our practice. They are dedicated to ensuring your dental journey is tailored to your unique needs and goals, focusing on delivering top-tier cosmetic dentistry that rejuvenates and beautifies your smile. Allow us to introduce the skilled professional who will guide you towards the stunning and healthy smile you deserve.

Employer

POPPIES DENTAL CARE LIMITED

Address

24 Urmston Lane

Stretford

Manchester

M32 9BP

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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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