Dental Nurse Apprentice Bywood Dental Surgery

Great opportunity to join the dental practice in Croydon as an Apprentice Dental Nurse. This role would include reception duties. 2 positions from Monday to Friday (08.45 to 17.30)

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Closing date: 09 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £141.75 - £246.75

    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

    Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    19 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

This is an opportunity to work in a busy and expanding dental surgery. Your role as a dental nurse will be to support the dentist in all aspects of patient care, this includes getting the appropriate instruments ready, mixing materials and ensuring patient comfort. You will also take notes from dentists dictation for records and once the patient has left, the dental nurse tidies the surgery and sterilises all of the instruments. Additionally, you will assist with reception work - making appointments, taking payments, dealing with paperwork and meeting and reassuring patients.

There are 2 vacancies and you may need to be working across 2 different preactices within the area.

Vacancy 1 - Mon to Fri - 08.45 to 17.15

Vacancy 2 - Tue to Fri - 08.45 to 17.30



Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ideally some previous experience
  • Excellent communication skills both over the phone and face to face
  • Proficient in MS Office e.g. Word and Excel

Personal qualities

  • The suitable candidate will be of a cheery disposition, willing, helpful and friendly. 
  • Essentially this role is ideal for someone who is able to multi task and display their initiative.
  • You must also be punctual and reliable.

Qualifications required


Future prospects

Good future prospects for the right candidate

About the employer

Dental Practice based in Croydon


Bywood Dental Surgery



Bywood Avenue



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Training provider

You will be working towards the Dental Nursing Level 3 qualification.

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Dental Nursing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by PRESIDENCY LONDON COLLEGE LIMITED


Ashad Chowdhury

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Closing date: 09 Sep 2017