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Apprentice Dental Nurse WISDOM PARTNERSHIP LTD

Wisdom Partnership are looking to recruit an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join the practice. They will assist the team with reception duties, working with clients, sterilising, nursing and hygiene duties, and assisting dental staff.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £147.84 to £285.12

    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 - Wednesday and Friday mornings (if wanted), 60 minutes lunch break per day (unpaid). Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The applicant will learn all aspects of the life within the dental practice, ie: reception duties, sterilising duties and nursing duties.

The clinical side is the most important area for the applicant and will be guided by all the trained nurses within the practice. Responsibilities will grow in time but initially learning is the most important area.

We aim to help and support the applicant to complete and qualify their role in Dental Nursing.

Main duties will include:

  • Reception duties
  • Greeting clients
  • Helping to put clients at ease
  • Undertaking sterilising duties
  • Following hygiene procedures
  • Nursing duties
  • Assisting our trained dental nurses
  • Assisting the dentist or hygienist
  • Chairside assistance including passing instruments

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Commitment and a strong work ethic
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Confidence in dealing with people
  • Friendly nature
  • Highly enthusiastic and well-motivated individual
  • Initiative and able to multi-task

Desired qualifications

Applicants should hold Level 2 Functional skills English and maths or GCSE, or equivalents, Grade 4/C as part of the entry requirements onto this Level 3 Apprenticeship course.

If a potential apprentice does not currently meet these requirements, they will need to attend additional Functional Skills English and Maths sessions.

Applicants who are currently undertaking or sitting GCSEs in English and maths should include their predicted grades on their application. If successful for this position, you will be offered a conditional place on the Apprenticeship course, subject to you meeting the entry requirements for maths and English. 

Future prospects

  • Further qualifications in radiography, oral health and reception work

Things to consider

  • On site carpark

About the employer

State of the art, ultra modern, private practice.





Holt Road


NR10 3DE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Norwich City College



For the full Apprenticeship, learners will complete:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths

Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 English and Maths prior to taking the End Point Assessment.

Apprentices must achieve a GDC approved Licence to Practice qualification in Dental Nursing.

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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