Apprentice Dental Nurse Bells Lane Dental Practice

Your work will include all aspects of dental nursing. You may also be required to carry out any other duties to assist the smooth running of the practice.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 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

    Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm, occasional Saturday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001307728

  • Positions

    1 available

Ideal for someone who is looking for a new challenge, or school leaver, motivated and is able to be flexible with hours. You will undertake an apprenticeship to gain your Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing. Wages to be discussed at interview.

In your role, you will:

  • Develop competence across a wide range of dental chairside support procedures.
  • Develop knowledge of a wide range of practical treatment procedures and the relevant support necessary to ensure effective outcomes.
  • Develop competence in the manipulation and application of dental materials across a wide range of dental treatment procedures.
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge and application of a wide range of dental instruments and other relevant equipment necessary during preparation for treatment procedures.
  • Learn to prepare individual treatment rooms for a wide range of dental procedures.
  • Develop and demonstrate competence in decontamination and sterilisation of medical and dental devices within clinical and non-clinical environments, ensuring appropriate records are completed.
  • Be responsible as part of the clinical team for the care of the patient from arrival to completion of treatment.
  • Under supervision carry out the following: reception duties, answering telephone, receiving mail, meeting and greeting of patients and/or carers, managing department diaries and day books, sending appointments by mail, maintenance of monthly recall systems, filing and pulling of patient records, maintenance and upkeep of all patient records and correspondence.
  • Participate in audit procedures under the direction of appropriate clinicians.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ambitious
  • Hard-working
  • Have a 'can do approach'

Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn and take on new challenged
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board

Qualifications required

Maths and English GCSE A*-C or equivalent.

Future prospects

Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.

About the employer

We aim to provide quality dentistry for the whole family at affordable prices. Our friendly team care for our patients in comfortable surroundings, ensuring that even our most anxious patients are put at ease.

Employer

Bells Lane Dental Practice

Address

145

Bells Lane

Birmingham

B14 5QJ

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Training provider

  • Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing
  • Maths and English Functional Skills if required
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Dental Nursing

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd

Contact

Jo Wilson jwilson@aspirationtraining.com


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017