Apprentice Dental Nurse Disley Dental Centre

Working in a busy Dental Practice in Disley, you will be training whilst you are working within the surgery. You will be working as part of a team within the Practice, supporting the Dentist and other clinical staff within your daily duties.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    32.75 hrs per week Monday -Friday

    Total hours per week: 32.75

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 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 to 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 clam in a busy environment is essential. 

The duties included in the role as a Dental Nurse are list 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.

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, good team player.

Qualifications required

It is desirable to hold GCSEs (or Equivalent) in English and Maths at Grades A to C

Future prospects

Senior Dental Nurse, hygienist.

Things to consider

This vacancy is for an Advanced Apprenticeship and your application must reflect your ability to work at this level. Your answers should be detailed and directly relate to the vacancy. You must fully list all of your qualifications, including Maths and English.

About the employer

Disley Dental Centre is located in Disley town centre and provides both NHS dental care and private dentistry. The premises is adapted to accommodate the needs of people with a physical disability.


Disley Dental Centre



Buxton Old Road


SK12 2BB

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Training provider

Level 3 Dental Nursing, functional skills Level 2 Maths & English. 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


Anthony Tavakol 01617282438

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017