Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Synergy Dental Clinic Bolton Limited

We are looking for a friendly, professional and eager individual to join our team as an Apprentice Dental Nurse. Is that you? APPLY NOW!

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    The required minimum hours that our apprentices MUST work is 30 hours per week. This can vary dependent on the practices running time and may include occasional weekend work.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001300977

  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for a friendly and professional individual to join our practice as an Apprentice Dental Nurse. Do you think you have what it takes to take on this exciting and challenging role?

As part of the team, it is key that you are able to welcome patients into our practice and provide them with direct support with the treatment itself. Other duties that will be required to complete include:

  • Taking responsibility for the decontamination of instruments.
  • Maintaining dental operating equipment.
  • Ensuring that all relevant materials and supplies are in place.
  • Looking after patient records - including making notes when the dentist is examining a patient.
  • Assisting the dentist and responding quickly to request and generally keeping the surgery ready for use.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring high standards of cleanliness and control of infection.
  • You may also help with the reception work. Tact and direction are important qualities for a dental nurse - you will be handling confidential patient information and caring for those who may feel anxious.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • We do not require any desired skills as on the job training will be provided to the successful candidate.

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work using your own initiative.
  • Good teamwork.
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written.
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Reliable.
  • Sympathetic.
  • Is friendly and has their own individual personality.
  • Interpersonal skills.

Qualifications required

  • It is essential that the successful candidate holds GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths at grades A* - D.

Future prospects

Full time position after apprenticeship is completed and will be a GDC recognised Dental Nurse.

Things to consider

This vacancy is for an advanced apprenticeship and your answers should reflect your ability to work at this level. You should ensure correct spelling and grammar before submitting your application. Please ensure you are able to travel to the workplace on a daily basis. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices aged 16-18 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).

About the employer

They strive to provide exemplary standards in family and cosmetic dentistry at their clinic thanks to the levels of skills achieved by the team of their dental professionals along with the most sophisticated treatments. They are also a teaching clinic and provide post graduate teaching and training for qualified dentists.

Employer

Synergy Dental Clinic Bolton Limited

Address

274

Blackburn Road

Bolton

BL1 8DT

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2
  • EPLS
  • Plus on-going on the job training provided by the dentist and support from the training provider

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Dental Nursing

Training provider

DENTRAIN PROFESSIONALS LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Dentrain Professional Ltd

Contact

Chloe Hamar chloe@dentrain.net


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Closing date: 22 Oct 2017