Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Kinver Dental and Implant Surgery

Working towards a level 3 dental nursing qualification. This is an exciting opportunity to work and train at the same time to become a qualified member of the team as a practice dental nurse. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 17 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £159.10

    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

    Monday - Friday. Times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    19 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001754653

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Take instruction from the dentist, responding efficiently and accurately
  • Ensure the dentist's comments regarding the condition of the patient's mouth throughout the check-up are recorded correctly
  • The surgery and any relevant materials must be prepared in time, taking care to sterilise all instruments and working areas
  • Dental instruments must be ready to be passed to the dentist when needed
  • Booking appointments
  • Cleaning equipment and surgery
  • Record information relayed by the dentist accurately at all times
  • Dental nurses may, at times, be required to assist on the reception desk of the practice where they will need to answer the telephone and welcome patients to the dental practice

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to work quickly and efficiently whilst maintaining a professional manner at all times
  • Prepared to undertake all tasks in the practice such as manning the reception area
  • Good communication skills
  • Organised

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and pleasant manner
  • Able to build relationships with both colleagues and patients
  • Calm under pressure
  • Able to reassure when dealing with nervous patients
  • Able to handle college and practice workload
  • Hardworking

Desired qualifications

  • Must have Grade 4/C or above in both maths and English or functional skill level 2 (or the equivalent)

Future prospects

To become a qualified member of the team and also undertake further qualifications to add to your scope of practice. 


About the employer

We are a dental practice based in the small village of Kinver.

Our dental surgeons have over 30 combined years of experience in dentistry.

​We are proud to be a British Dental Association Gold Standard Practice and are committed to providing excellent quality dentistry and care for our patients.

Employer

Kinver Dental and Implant Surgery

Address

15

Enville Road

Stourbridge

DY7 6AB

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

SANDWELL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sandwell College

Contact

Lisa Barton Lisa.barton@sandwell.ac.uk

  • Level 3 Advanced Dental Nursing Diploma - provided by Sandwell College

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.