Dental Nursing Advanced Apprenticeship Dental Surgery

10 The Crescent dental centre is recruiting a friendly and approachable apprentice Dental Nurse to join their busy and professional practice. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate that is passionate about pursuing a career as a Dental Nurse.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday, Tuesday and Friday between 8am and 6pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

10 The Crescent dental centre is recruiting a friendly and approachable apprentice Dental Nurse.
Within this role you will gain a full range of skills and experience pivotal to becoming a successful and qualified Dental nurse. If you are professional, confident and keen to pursue a career in the dental industry, this opportunity is not to be missed.

Duties include:

  • Working chairside, with a Dentist/Hygienist in a busy dental practice.
  • To ensure Health and Safety is adhered to at all times in surgery.
  • To be professional at all times.
  • To ensure you have good communication at all times.
  • To make patients feel at ease and comfortable at all times.
  • To innovate ideas and initiate action to improve the overall perception of the practice, ensuring its good name continues.
  • To ensure all facilities are presented to the highest levels of cleanliness and comfort.
  • To be aware of all Health & Safety issues within the practice, to constantly implement and assess procedures drawing attention to any unsafe practices.
  • To make sure all parts of the practice are safe and secure when not in use.
  • To cover duties of such other members of staff as required.
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required to assist in the running of the Dental Practice
  • Portray a professional and positive image of the Dental Practice, wearing the uniform provided whilst on duty.

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address. You will only need to attend college in Nottingham City Centre for initial assessments, enrolment and one day every 2 weeks for training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Commitment to ensure patients receives the best possible service
  • Ability to work under pressure to deadlines and to multi task in an organised manner
  • To have an interest in the Medical / Healthcare environment

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work on own initiative and to work as a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Motivated
  • Presentable
  • Keen interest to pursue a career in the dental sector

Qualifications required

  • 3 x GSCE's grade A* to C to include English (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the programme, registration with the General Dental Council will be applicable to all qualified Dental Nurses. Portray a positive image of the practice, wearing the uniform provided whilst on duty. Potential for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Able to travel to the employers address easily. Happy to attend college in Nottingham City Centre one day every 2 weeks during term time for in college training between 9am and 6pm on either a Wednesday or a Thursday. This is in addition to the working hours and the candidate is paid an hourly rate for attending the in-college training day.

About the employer

10 The Crescent Dental Centre provide a full range of family and general dentistry in a comfortable and caring environment. Their reputation is built on excellent dental care in relaxed and friendly surroundings & their aim is to provide the very best standard of dental care for you and your family. They provide the full range of NHS treatments for patients of all ages to keep their mouth, teeth and gums healthy.


Dental Surgery


10 The Crescent

PE11 1AE

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Training provider

You will complete the following on a day release basis once every 2 weeks at college:

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing - Diploma Level 3 Dental Nursing
  • ERR - Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2 if required
  • Functional Skills English Level 2 if required

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Dental Nursing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Central College Nottingham


Ashleigh Oates

Other information

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 18 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. * Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation. * * Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.*

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link provided to apply. If you require assistance with applying for this Apprenticeship please contact us on 0115 9457260 or email on

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Oct 2017