Dental Nurse Apprentice BIRCHWOOD DENTAL PRACTICE LIMITED

Excellent opportunity working for an established dental practice based in Great Wyrley. You will work in a busy practice dealing with all aspects of oral health and hygiene.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60

    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

    Shift Pattern on a bi-weekly rota basis. Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm 1 in 4 Saturdays – 9am – 1pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    21 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000252328

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The Apprentice will play an important team role in the day-to-day planning, organisation and smooth running of the department, to ensure all financial and business objectives are met.

Duties to include:

  • Assisting the dentist at chair-side,
  • Reception duties.
  • Decontamination duties.
  • Taking telephone calls.
  • Booking appointments.
  • Offering assistance to clients.
  • Clinical and general cleaning within the practice.

The training you will be getting

Dental Nurse Diploma Level 3 - which has been approved by the General Dental Council as meeting the requirements for entry to the professional register as a dental nurse.

Functional Skills Maths and English if required. 

Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To be decided upon completion of training e.g. potential employment.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Successful candidates will be expected to be willing to keep up-to-date inoculations such as Hepatitis B, Tuberculosis and normal childhood vaccinations.

About the employer

At Birchwood Dental Practice we are proud to offer high-quality preventative and general dental care to the whole family, as well as smile-enhancing cosmetic procedures.

Employer

BIRCHWOOD DENTAL PRACTICE LIMITED

Address

171 WALSALL ROAD

GREAT WYRLEY

WALSALL

WS6 6NL

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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

Contact

PTP Recruits

ptprecruits@ptp-training.co.uk

01922651100

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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