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Business Administrator Apprentice Newtown Dental

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right person to work for a busy dental practice. Your duties will include answering the telephone and speaking with patients, booking patients in, answering emails, collecting fees from patients, general admin jobs, supporting nurses.

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Closing date: 13 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    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

    Hours and days to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000123330

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will involve working within our accounts department and will include the following:

  • General office admin duties – filing, shredding, post etc. and ensuring the office is kept clean and tidy
  • Managing our clocking in system – daily review of staff’s shift times and highlighting any anomalies
  • Learning the daily cash reconciliation process to provide holiday cover for current staff
  • Managing the stationery levels and ensuring adequate stock levels are maintained
  • Finding card receipts for refunds
  • Assisting with generating various reports
  • Assisting in reconciling our intercompany monthly balances
  • Taking incoming calls from staff and dealing with queries as they arise
  • Providing refreshments
  • Performing additional office duties when required

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Working towards a Level 3 Business Administrator standard, your qualification will cover:

  • How to involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administration skills
  • Developing key skills and behaviours to support your own progression to management responsibilities
  • Record and document production
  • Understanding business fundamentals
  • Working and developing policies
  • IT skills including spreadsheets
  • Planning and organisational skills

Where a business administrator has not already achieved Level 2 English and maths, they must do so before taking the end-point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • To progress to a higher level course or to progress within the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential
Other Functional skills English and Maths (Grade Level 2) Essential

Things to consider

To work in the dental industry you will be required to undertake Hepatitis B vaccinations and a clear DBS check.

About the employer

Newtown Dental is a mixed (NHS and Private) dental practice which delivers high quality treatment and excellent patient care. They undertake all general dental treatment and preventative care in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Employer

Newtown Dental

Address

15 SHOPPING CENTRE

WHEELER STREET

BIRMINGHAM

B19 2ER

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Training

Training provider

SANDWELL COLLEGE

Contact

apprentice@sandwell.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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