Apprentice Dental Nurse Junction Dental Practice

Junction Dental Surgery are looking to take on a confident,intelligent individual to become part of their hard working team in Heckmondwike. If you have patience and are looking to pursue a career in Dental Nursing, this could be the position for you!

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

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £115.50

    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

    Monday-Friday

    Total hours per week: 33.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001304157

  • Positions

    1 available

The duties and responsibilities involved in this role include:

  • Supporting the dentist in all aspects of patient care
  • This includes getting the appropriate instruments ready
  • Mixing materials
  • Cleaning and sterilising all instruments
  • Developing x-rays and filing appropriately
  • Maintaining cleanliness of all filters/ suction / hand piece turbines
  • Preparing impressions for dispatch to the laboratory and ensuring patient comfort and confidentiality at all times.
  • You may also help with reception work - making appointments, taking payments, dealing with paperwork and meeting and reassuring patients.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A positive attitude to learn and develop new skills are always a must
  • Excellent customer service skills, good numeracy, literacy skills and telephone manner are also vital as a career in Dental has constant interactions with the public on a day to day basis

Personal qualities

  • Candidates must be punctual and friendly
  • Willing to work as part of a team, eager to learn and progress and work hard to achieve the apprenticeship qualification and help the company grow as a whole

Qualifications required

  • GCSE A to C in Maths and English or equivalent qualification.
  • Access to the Internet and PC is mandatory as all coursework is submitted to your assessor via an online electronic portfolio.

Future prospects

There are a range of post registration courses available for dental nurses looking to further their education. They may include a range of higher education qualifications or other work-related education and training to support continuing profession development such as Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing, Certificate in Oral Health Education etc.

Things to consider

You will be required to attend Bradford College 1 day per week. You should make sure you are able to travel to the company and college before you apply for this vacancy. Make sure your travel costs are realistic for your apprentice salary. Please look at http://www.metrojourneyplanner.info/welcome to plan your journey. To prepare yourself for interview please make sure you have researched this role before applying to familiarise yourself with typical duties and have a look at the company’s website. ALL applications must be done through www.citytraining.org.uk DO NOT CONTACT THE EMPLOYER DIRECTLY. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

At Junction Dental Surgery, they are pleased to treat patients of all ages, with a variety of dental needs. Their aim is to provide patients with dental care which is second to none at affordable prices.

Employer

Junction Dental Practice

Address

169 171

High Street

Heckmondwike

WF16 0DY

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Training provider

There are a range of post registration courses available for dental nurses looking to further their education. They may include a range of higher education qualifications or other work-related education and training to support continuing profession development such as Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing, Certificate in Oral Health Education etc.

Apprenticeship standard

Dental health > Dental Nurse

Training provider

BRADFORD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City Training Services

Contact

Charlotte Greenwood 01274 728316 c.greenwood2@bradfordcollege.ac.uk


Other information

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).

Employer's Application Instructions

If you would like to be considered for this role then please apply online at www.citytraining.org.uk and you will be invited to sit an initial assessment at City Training Services. If you have previously applied, please call our recruitment team on 01274 728316 and quote the NAS reference number. ***Please ensure that you quote the reference number of the vacancy you wish to be considered for within the ‘Additional Information’ section of the Application Form***


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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Oct 2017