Dental Nurse Apprentice DR KISH MURHERJEE

A great opportunity has come up for the successful candidate to join our friendly team at Butt Lane Dental Surgery. As a dental nurse, you will assist the dentist and undergo full training to develop skills to enable you to progress to be a fully qualified dental nurse.

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

    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

    Monday - Saturday; Flexi work times between 7.30am - 7.30pm (breaks to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000241516

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

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

The training you will be getting

  • Dental Nurse (integrated) Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills maths and English (if required)

A level 3 qualification has been approved by the General Dental Council as meeting the requirements for entry to the professional register as a dental nurse.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A full-time role to be offered to the successful candidate at the end of the apprentice, depending on performance

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Administrative skills, Attention to detail, Communication skills, Customer care skills, Initiative, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

You will need to travel to the Walsall center once a week for training. How will you travel to work? Hepatitis B Vaccination required

About the employer

We are a friendly, family-based dental surgery providing both NHS and private dental care. We are committed to providing quality care in a safe and healthy environment and aim to make each patient's visit a pleasant experience.

Employer

DR KISH MURHERJEE

Address

136 Congleton Road

Butt Lane

Staffordshire

ST7 1LX

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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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