Apprentice Dental Nurse K S Hunjan & Associates

KS Hunjan & Associates located in the heart of Halifax are providing a fantastic opportunity for a hard working and determined candidate to work with their team of qualified professionals as an Apprentice Dental Nurse.

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

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Closing date: 13 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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-Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001318154

  • Positions

    1 available

KS Hunjan & Associates are a NHS registered Dentist who aim to provide excellent dental health care in a friendly and sympathetic environment. They are passionate about what they do and deliver this care with first class, five-star service.

Some of the jobs listed below will be part of your day to day activity:

  • Provide chair-side assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available.
  • To communicate effectively with clinicians to provide high quality, patient focused care.
  • To provide and receive patient information which is complex and sensitive ensuring patient confidentiality is not compromised
  • Building relationships with patients and showing excellent customer service

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A positive attitude to learn and develop new skills are always a must
  • Excellent customer service skills 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 is mandatory
  • Access to the Internet and PC is also 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 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

KS Hunjan and Associates are a NHS registered Dentist that offer a full range of treatments and have many years experience providing care to the local community. The practice is directly in the city centre making in easily accessible for customers and employees alike.

Employer

K S Hunjan & Associates

Address

3

Westgate

Halifax

HX1 1DJ

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Training provider

Competency qualification: Apprentices will be required to produce work and build an e-portfolio of evidence through blended learning which will include practical and written knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace.

Knowledge: Underpinning knowledge will involve attending the classroom for 4 short exams which takes 40 minutes each ( the exams will not be taken at the same time) , and a programme of e-learning (any exam revision required will be undertaken in the classroom)

Functional Skills at level 2 in Maths and English: Functional Skills (projects and tests) will be taught in the classroom for a period of 15 weeks (half a day per functional skill)

Extended award in Employment and Personal skills (a combination of Employment Rights & Responsibilities and Personal Learning & Thinking Skills) will be delivered by e-learning, research and the completion of a workbook and assignment.

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

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution. 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 you will need to submit an application directly to us, to do so please visit out website at www.citytraining.org.uk and complete the online Application Form. *** Please could you 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 *** If you have any queries please contact City Training Services Ltd directly on Tel: 01274 728316.


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

Apply now

Closing date: 13 Nov 2017