Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Tyldesley Dental Centre

We are looking for an enthusiastic and professional person to join their team as a Dental Nursing Apprenticeship. Do you have what it takes? Apply Now!

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    8am until 6pm Monday to Friday with scheduled breaks Total hours per week: 37.50

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working as a Dental Nurse Apprentice, you will be training whilst working within a Dental Surgery, you will have many task to do within your working day and will be a important part of the team. Working on a 1-2-1 basis with the Dentist and working with other clinical staff, including hygienist and nurses. Part of the role will include working on the reception, meeting and greeting the customers. So being able to keep calm in a busy environment is essential. 

The duties included in the role as a Dental Nurse are listed below; 

  • Chairside support for the Dentist and Hygienist
  • Assisting the Dentist with procedures
  • Working as part of team
  • Ensuring the surgery is clean and tidy and ready for the patients
  • Making sure the Health and Safety of the practice is not compromised, all used equipment to be cleaned and stored correctly
  • Greeting Customers
  • Taking Payments
  • Completing forms
  • Making appointments

If you feel you have the skills and ability to be successful, then this may be the right role for you.

Please take into account this is an advanced apprenticeship and your application should reflect this.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good customer service skills, good telephone manner.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to access new skills quickly.

Personal qualities

  • Reliable.
  • Hardworking.
  • A good team player.

Qualifications required

  • It is desirable to hold GCSE's (or equivalent) in English and Maths at Grades A to C.

Future prospects

Full time position based on performance and completion of the apprenticeship programme.

Things to consider

Before applying for this vacancy please ensure you are able to travel to the practice on a daily basis. This vacancy is for an advanced apprenticeship, your answers to the questions should reflect your ability to work at this level. Spelling, grammar and punctuation will be screened as part of the process, please ensure these elements are correct before submitting your application. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Established Dental practice based in Tyldesley


Tyldesley Dental Centre


219 Elliott Street



M29 8DG

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health - Dental Nursing
  • Functional skills Level 2 Maths & English
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Plus on going training from the employer and training provider

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Dental Nursing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by START TRAINING LTD


Sophia Fredrickson 0161 728 2438

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017