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Apprentice Dental Nurse Bhandal & Associates Foleshill Road

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Dental Nurse Apprentice to join a large, well-established Dental Practice in Coventry. Working closely with a well-established team, the successful candidate will develop the basic skills to begin their career as a Dental Nurse.

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    MONDAY 08:00 - 18:00 TUESDAY 08:00 - 18:00 WEDNESDAY 08:00 - 18:00 THURSDAY 08:00 - 18:00 FRIDAY 08:00 - 18:00 SATURDAY 08:00 - 13:00

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2018

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Dental Nurse Apprentice to join a friendly, well-established Dental Practice in Coventry. Working closely with a well-established team, the successful candidate will develop the basic skills to begin their career as a Dental Nurse.

The roles and responsibilities of the successful candidate will include:

  • To carry out high-quality dental nursing to assist each Dentist and Hygienist in all their dental procedures in a safe and effective manner.
  • To ensure that all cross- infection procedures are carried out in all the work undertaken by the practice and to immediately report any breach of such controls or any example of bad practice.
  • To assist with reception or any clerical duties as required.
  • Assisting the Dentists and Hygienists with dental procedures.
  • Sterilizing and performing cross-infection controls after each patient.
  • Setting- up and preparing the surgery before the start of each clinical session.
  • Ensure that the dental surgery operates efficiently, is fully stocked and equipped, and that the operating environment for the dentist is as efficient as possible.
  • Help provide a comfortable, attractive, clean and uncluttered environment for the patients.
  • Maintain correct uniform and a professional manner and appearance.
  • Deal competently and safely with hazardous or toxic waste or materials.
  • Be flexible with hours of work in the case of a dental emergency.
  • Greet patients at door and escort to and from the surgery.
  • Make appointments for patients in person or by telephone for the dentist and hygienist.

These are only some of the duties others will also be given.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communicator and listener.
  • Attention to detail & methodical.
  • Computer literate with a good level of experience across the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Committed reliable and hardworking individual.

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking.
  • Reliable.
  • Punctual.
  • Flexible.
  • Well presented.
  • Able to use own common sense & initiative.

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum GCSE C Grade or equivalent in English Langauge and Maths.

Future prospects

Future prospects A great opportunity to secure long term employment with an employer whom has a wonderful vision and admirable values in conjunction with continuing with your professional development.

About the employer

Bhandal Dental Practice is a dentistry organisation serving both NHS and private patients. We give you access to an extensive range of dental services, from cosmetic and general dentistry to specialist services such as orthodontics, sedation and emergency dentistry. With dental clinics located throughout the West Midlands and home visits available, we work to make sure that our patients have easy and convenient access to the best possible dental care. dentistry is so much more than just science. It is about balancing a highly specialised skill set and knowledge with empathy and an understanding of the patient’s concerns about cost, comfort, and convenience. Experience the difference at a Bhandal Dental Practice; with a team of first-class dentists working across the West Midlands, exceptional dental care is at your fingertips.


Bhandal & Associates Foleshill Road


298 A-C

Foleshill Road



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Additional location information

The address above is the main practice address there are also two further practices we are recruiting for with postcodes of: CV25HB and CV14BQ.


Training provider

Harriet Ellis Training Solution Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Harriet Ellis Training Solution Limited


Beth Mulchinock 07388936648

The Dental Nurse apprenticeship offers a genuine job in a Dental Practice with an accompanying assessment and skills development programme. It will develop the skills, knowledge, and behaviors of your apprentice to operate competently in all aspects of clinical responsibilities. It will also provide them with the relevant qualification to apply for professional registration as a Dental Nurse to the General Dental Council (GDC). 

What you will study;

  • Cross Infection.
  • Anatomy.
  • Radiography.
  • Oral Hygiene.
  • Orthodontics.
  • Restoration.
  • Legislation.
  • First Aid.
  • Health & Safety.

You will complete on and off the job training whilst you are fully supported throughout, progressing to gateway and endpoint assessment.

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Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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