Apprentice Dental Nurse ENVISAGE DENTAL UK 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: 28 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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, between 8.30am - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000222837

  • 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 and 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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Non judgemental, 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.

About the employer

When you join us, you don’t have to worry about the big group coming in to change everything up – instead we celebrate your uniqueness and the journey you have been on. Our exclusive support structure empowers you to continue to lead your practice locally, whilst benefiting from the security and backing of a national group. You'll receive day to day support from your personal Director of Clinic Support, backed by a team of subject experts who are on hand to offer indivudal support as you may need. You get the best of all worlds when you join Envisage!

Employer

ENVISAGE DENTAL UK LIMITED

Address

60 Aylestone Hill

Hereford

HR1 1HX

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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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