Dental Nurse Apprentice GUPTA & ASSOCIATES

The successful candidate will assist the dentist or hygienist in surgery and help with Reception where needed. Six Ways Dental Surgery's aim is to protect and maintain their patients' natural teeth through high-quality dentistry, accurate and comprehensive diagnosis and highly proficient technical skills in a safe environment.

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,228.80

    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: 8.45am - 5.30pm, Tuesday: 8.15am - 5.30pm, Wednesday: 8.15am - 5.30pm, Thursday: 8.15am - 7.00pm and Friday: 8.45am - 3.00pm. (breaks to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 39.75

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000241522

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include:

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

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Dental Nurse 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, IT skills, Logical, Non judgemental, Number skills, Organisation skills, Patience, Problem solving skills, Team working

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. How would you get to your place of work?

About the employer

Six Ways Dental Surgery aim is to protect and maintain their patients natural teeth through high quality dentistry, accurate and comprehensive diagnosis and highly proficient technical skills in a safe environment.

Employer

GUPTA & ASSOCIATES

Address

129 Gravelly Hill North

Erdington

Birmingham

B23 6BJ

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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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