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Apprenticeship Level 3 Dental Nurse/Receptionist Confi-Dental Care

We are looking for a highly motivated, friendly and reliable individual to expand our supportive team. The position will consist of reception, chair side assistance and decontamination duties.

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    40 hours a week Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001731151

  • Positions

    2 available

  • 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. 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

  • Reception experience is essential 
  • Have excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
  •  Be computer literate
  • Experience in r4 (not essential)

Personal qualities

  • Be friendly and welcoming to patients
  • Be reliable, flexible, trustworthy and a hard-working team player

Desired qualifications

GCSEs or equivalent in maths and English of a grade C/4 or higher

Future prospects

None specified.

Things to consider

Hepatitis B vaccination required


About the employer

We are a mixed NHS/Private practice offering high quality dentistry. 

Employer

Confi-Dental Care

Address

207

Southborough Lane

Bromley

BR2 8AR

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Training

Training provider

BROMLEY COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

Contact

sophie Carpenter 0203 9544965 Sophie.carpenter@lsec.ac.uk

Dental Nursing Level 3 Apprenticeship standard

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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