Dental Nurse Apprentice Robert Stanley Tobin

Fantastic opportunity to train as a Dental Nurse. No previous experience or qualifications are required as full training will be given. Working in a busy dental practice you will learn and earn at the same time to become fully qualified.

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Closing date: 02 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

    Mon – Fri 8:30am – 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    09 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001318625

  • Positions

    1 available

Working towards an Advanced Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing for a Dental Practitioner, the ideal candidate must have an interest in a career in Dental Nursing.

The role includes:

  • Working alongside the dentist taking instruction from them and responding in an appropriate manner
  • Maintaining good infection control procedures and adhering to policies and protocols
  • Ensuring cleanliness of surgery, equipment and instruments used and carrying out general housekeeping duties
  • Dictate information from dentist and recording patient information correctly
  • Arrange appointments, answering calls and inputting data on the computer
  • Assist with administration tasks and ensure records are kept up to date and to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Good communication skills and customer service awareness is needed to maintain a high level of service within the dental practice.
  • Dental Nurses interact daily with patients and therefore you must be able to make patients feel welcome and offer reassurance to anxious patients endeavouring to make their experience as comfortable as possible

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Hardworking and able to work quickly and efficiently whilst maintaining a professional manner at all times
  • Work to a high level of accuracy and show attention to detail
  • Must demonstrate good communication and organisational skills
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance

Personal qualities

  • Trustworthy
  • Friendly manner and be able to reassure others with a professional manner
  • Maintain a positive attitude

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grade A*-D in Maths and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Further training and development.

Things to consider

Require Hep B inoculation Require DBS Very busy and fast pace Being exposed to bodily fluids – blood, saliva and vomit. 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).

About the employer

The practice has been a member of the British Dental Association Good Practice Scheme since April 2010. By becoming a member, the practice must demonstrate a visible commitment to providing quality dental care to nationally recognised best practice standards.

Employer

Robert Stanley Tobin

Address

5

Hedingham Grove

Birmingham

B37 7TP

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing.
  • First Aid At Work.
  • Functional Skill Level 2 in English.
  • Functional Skill Level 2 in Maths.
  • Please note that your day release training will be held at either Walsall College or our Satellite Office in Birmingham if that is closer and more suitable for you.

Apprenticeship standard

Dental health > Dental Nurse

Training provider

WALSALL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Walsall College - Wisemore Campus

Contact

Emma Worth 01922 688638 eworth@walsallcollege.ac.uk


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Closing date: 02 Nov 2017