Dental Nurse Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship
Wolverhampton
Posted 2 weeks ago

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

Duties to include 

You will be learning a range of practical Engineering skills which will entail:

  • 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

Working week

Monday – Friday 8.20am – 5.00pm

Total hours per week: 40.00

Desired skills

  • Candidates need to have excellent IT skills, good communication skills and a good telephone manner, as duties will include reception desk
  • They must also have confidence and professionalism when dealing with customers
  • Flexibility and punctuality are essential for this post
  • Experience would be an advantage but is not essential

Personal qualities

  • Candidates must have attitude to work, with a presentable appearance. The candidate must also be outgoing with an ambition to do well in dental nursing
  • Experience would be an advantage but is not essential
  • If you drive and live in the local area it is desirable

Desired qualifications

Grades 4-9 / A*-C in Maths and English or equivalent qualifications.

About the employer

An established dental practice, based in Albrighton. Catering to NHS and private patients.

Future prospects

To be decided upon completion of training.

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.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Job Features

Job CategoryDentistry
Job IndustryDental Nursing
Salary/Rate:£250.00/week
Type:Apprenticeship
Contract Length:18 Months
Start Date:July 2022
Job Reference:VAC001826189
Apprenticeship Standard:Advanced Level 3 (A level)
Training Provider:PTP Training Limited

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