Apprentice Dental Nurse RIVERDALE TRADECO 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: 29 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,600.00

    This is for the first twelve months then will move to (£11.44)* Once qualified move to £12.50 p/h. * Conditions will be discussed during the interview process and will be discussed on an individual basis.

  • Working week

    This is not the exact shifts but they will fall between these timeframes: Monday 08:30 - 18:00 Tuesday 08:30 - 18:00 Wednesday 08:30 - 18:00 Thursday 08:30 - 18:00 Friday 08:30 - 17:00 Saturday 09:00 - 14:30

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 May 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000243139

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (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 Wellingborough Dental Surgery, we are committed to providing comprehensive dental care for the entire family. Whether you require a routine check-up or advanced procedures, we are here to ensure your dental health and wellbeing. Treatments include general dentistry such as check-ups, fillings and crowns, and cosmetic treatments like teeth whitening and veneers. We also offer hygienist and emergency appointments

Employer

RIVERDALE TRADECO LIMITED

Address

103-105 Midland Road

Wellingborough

NN8 1LU

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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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