Apprentice Dental Administrator and Receptionist

Tunbridge Wells, Kent
08 Nov 2019
08 Dec 2019
Start Date

We are a small dental practice offering a wide range of dental services to a wide range of patients.

As a practice, we aim to make dental care a little less daunting.

Description of Vacancy
This is a new role within our company. It has been developed to support the dentist and Acting compliance manager with meeting the important administrative needs of the business. The role will require you to help manage the patient diary and assist with the day to day running of the practice.

To assist with the keeping of the patient appointment diary To be able to communicate effectively with incoming calls and visitors to the practice To assist with organising and maintaining filing systems and electronic information to ensure a smooth running of the business

£3.90 ph.
Wages are paid on the last day of each month

Tuesday 1pm – 7pm (6hrs with a 15 min paid break) Wednesday and Thursday 8:30am- 5pm (7.5 hrs with 1 hour unpaid lunch break) Friday 8:30am – 1pm (4.5hrs with 15 mins paid break) Alternate Mondays and Saturdays 8:30-1pm (4.5hrs with 15 min paid break)

Skills Required
Basic IT skills
Good interpersonal Skills
Able to work as a team

Personal Qualities 
Reliable Approachable Polite Able to work with frequent interruptions Able to show compassion and empathy to anxious patients

Qualifications Required
A* – D GCSE English and Maths

Training Provided
On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards

Important Information
The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.