Dental Nurse Apprentice Asquith House Dental Practice
Excellent apprenticeship opportunity working for an established dental practice based in Lichfield. As well as chair-side support for dentists you will also be taking telephone calls, booking appointments, and offering assistance to patients.
Closing date: 29 Sep 2017
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 30.00
Possible start date
02 Oct 2017
06 Aug 2017
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to work within a very busy dental practice, based in Lichfield.
The successful candidate will play an important team role in the day to day smooth running of the practice.
Duties to include:
- Assisting the dentist at chair-side
- Using specialist dental software
- Reception duties
- Decontamination duties
- Taking telephone calls
- Booking appointments
- Offering assistance to patients
- Clinical and general cleaning within the practice
The hours for this apprenticeship will be discussed at interview but will be a minimum of 30 hours a week.
Requirements and prospects
Candidates must be well organised. Attention to detail is key. Candidates must be computer literate and have experience of using Microsoft packages. The successful candidate will be a team player who is able to work well under pressure.
Candidates must show enthusiasm and commitment, be willing to learn and have a positive, flexible attitude with the ability to carry out a variety of duties. Candidates must be motivated and able to show a good standard of self-discipline. Candidates must also be focused on Customer Service and strive to deliver high standards of Customer Service, always looking for ways to improve. Must be outgoing and able to communicate well on the telephone. You will also need the desire to progress to Dental Nurse within the practice.
A*-C in Maths and English or equivalent qualifications are essential
Things to consider
About the employer
Asquith House Dental Practice
Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard at level 3
Dental health > Dental Nurse
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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017