Dental Nurse Apprentice CHRIS BIRD DENTAL CARE LTD

An excellent opportunity has become available for an apprentice to join an established Dental Practice based in Cannock. The apprentice will play a key role in ensuring customers receive the best care possible, assisting the dentist at chairside as well as reception work.

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    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, 9.00am - 5.30pm. Includes 1/2-hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000218301

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

An excellent opportunity has become available for an apprentice to join an established Dental Practice based in Cannock. The apprentice will play a key role in ensuring customers receive the best care possible.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting the dentist at chairside
  • Updating client records
  • Cleaning and decontamination of tools and surgery
  • Reception duties
  • General admin duties

The training you will be getting

  • NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing including Functional Skills, if required
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There will be a full time position for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Organisation skills, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Candidates will need to pass a DBS check to start the role. Candidates will need to have HEP B injections prior to starting the role. Ability to drive would be desirable but not essential.

About the employer

An established dental clinic based in Cannock treating both Private and NHS patients.

Employer

CHRIS BIRD DENTAL CARE LTD

Address

107-109 Walsall Rd

Cannock

Staffs

WS11 0HP

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Training

Training provider

P.T.P. TRAINING LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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