Apprentice Dental Nurse Buckle & McGrath Ltd TA: Buckle Advanced Dental Care

You will be supporting the dentist in day to day patient care. You will be following all cross infection control procedures. You will give our patients the upmost respect and care expected of a healthcare assistant. You will be working as part of a team.

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Closing date: 13 Nov 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

    Monday – Friday 8.30am- 5.30pm- 39 hours

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Keep clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile according to the practices health and safety and infection control procedures.
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients.
  • Accurately complete patient clinical records as directed.
  • Handle all substances in accordance with health and safety policies.
  • Be familiar and comply with all health and safety rules and guidance including PPE, COSHH, mercury handling, infection control, waste disposal etc.
  • Attend and participate in practice meetings

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent people skills
  • Be able to work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills

Qualifications required

Minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent

Including Maths & English

Future prospects

Potential permanent employment for the right candidate

Things to consider

Position is subject to DBS check The practice is situated in Thornton Hough village on the main road – we are on a public bus route

About the employer

Buckle Advanced Dental Care is a modern, well established prcatice in Thornton Hough.


Buckle & McGrath Ltd TA: Buckle Advanced Dental Care


Hilltop Court

Thornton Common Road


CH63 4JT

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Training provider

  • L3 Diploma in Health - Dental Nursing
  • L2 Functional Skills English
  • L2 Functional Skills Maths

Apprenticeship standard

Dental health > Dental Nurse

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Wirral Metropolitan College


Angela Rochell-Gill 01515517416

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Closing date: 13 Nov 2017