Apprentice Dental Nurse Smiles On Broadway Dental Practice

This is a fantastic opportunity to progress into an exciting dental career in a busy dental practice which is looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to work alongside the dental team.

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Closing date: 18 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.60 - £225.60

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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).

  • Working week

    Full Time Monday-Friday

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    10 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Smiles on Broadway Dental Practice are looking to recruit a hardworking, reliable and enthusiastic person who wants to develop a career in dental nursing.

We are a friendly and well established practice in Southend-on-Sea and are looking for someone to join our growing team.

Our ideal candidate would have a professional approach with a mature and hardworking attitude. They would provide excellent patient care and show commitment to their work.

As a dental nurse your duties would include

  • Providing chair side assistance to the dentist
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients
  • Preparing and maintaining the clinical environment
  • Sterilisation of instruments
  • Mixing materials
  • Charting on the computer
  • Complying with strict cross infection procedures
  • Developing digital x-rays
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials are within the surgery
  • Carrying out some reception and administrative tasks

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The successful candidate must be reliable,
  • Organised,
  • With good communication skills,
  • Computer literate, and keen to learn.

Personal qualities

You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C and above (or equivalent)
  • (Qualification will be checked before your application is submitted to the employer).
  • An initial assessment for Maths and English is also required.


Future prospects

There are good career progression opportunities for example; Hygienist & Practice Management and many other industry professions for the right person.

Things to consider

You will be required to have a Hepatitis B injection and pass a DBS check

About the employer

Smiles on Broadway is a family dental practice with a difference. We aim to provide all our clients with a personalised service that offers the very best in affordable dental care and treatment. You and your smile are important to us and that’s why our team is committed to delivering results that make you look and feel great. Since opening in Thorpe Bay in the early 1930s, the practice has built an unrivalled reputation, embracing the latest technologies and combining them seamlessly with outstanding clinical skill. And today, in our newly-refurbished, vibrant premises, we are still highly regarded as experts in dentistry, whether you come to us for a dental health check or to get a perfect smile. This commitment is built upon a strong foundation of providing an exceptional level of service to all our clients. From the first time you book an appointment through to the end of your treatment, we aim to make your time with us relaxed, effortless and stress-free.


Smiles On Broadway Dental Practice


152 The Broadway



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Training provider

  • Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality and Diversity
  • First Aid at Work

Apprenticeship standard

Dental health > Dental Nurse

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Anderson Stockley Accredited Training Ltd


Nathan Richards

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Closing date: 18 Aug 2017