Apprentice dental nurse The British United Provident Association Ltd

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.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday with every other Saturday and a day off in lieu. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000240129

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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
  • Any other ad hoc duties as may be required

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

Administrative skills, Communication skills, Customer care skills, Initiative, Non judgemental, Organisation skills, Patience, Team working

Qualifications

A Level or equivalent None required (Grade None required) Desired

About the employer

We provide a complete range of dental treatments at Dental Smile Clinic, including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and Invisalign teeth straightening.

Employer

The British United Provident Association Ltd

Address

41A High Road

EN107HX

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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


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Apr 2024