Apprentice Dental Nurse Peel Park Dental Surgery

A fantastic opportunity at Peel Park Dental Suite looking to recruit a highly motivated Apprentice Dental Nurse to join their team! If you are an enthusiastic individual who would like to develop a career in Dental Nursing then apply now!

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

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £112.00

    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-Thurs 9-6pm

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001179669

  • Positions

    1 available

Peel Park Dental Suite aim to provide excellent dental health care in a friendly and sympathetic environment. They are passionate about what they do and to deliver this care with first class, five-star service!

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

- Prepare the necessary materials and instruments

- Provide clinical assistance to the dentists and hygienist while treating the patient, under his/her supervision

- Take all reasonable methods to ensure patient comfort

- Continually interpret the needs of the patients and dentists or hygienist, and deal with them promptly and efficient


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
  • Friendly
  • Keen to progress
  • Must be willing to work as part of a team and as an individual
  • Also work hard to achieve the qualification they are working towards.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE A to C in Maths and English or equivalent qualification
  • Access to the Internet and PC is 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. From the 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Peel Park Dental Suite treat all aspects of cosmetic and family dentistry in a comfortable and relaxing environment. At Peel Park Dental you can experience modern dentistry practice to the highest standards both technically and in terms of personal care and comfort. They utilise the latest techniques and technology, bringing to Bradford an unparalleled level of world-class dentistry.

Employer

Peel Park Dental Surgery

Address

247 Otley Road

Bradford

BD3 0LP

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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 framework

Health - Dental Nursing

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


Employer's Application Instructions

If you would like to be considered for this role then please apply online at www.citytraining.org.uk and you will be invited to sit an initial assessment at City Training Services. If you have previously applied, please call our recruitment team on 01274 728316 and quote the NAS reference number. ***Please 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***


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

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Oct 2017