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Dental Nurse apprenticeship Sharlyn Dental Surgery

An excellent opportunity working for an established dental practice based in Penkridge, Stafford. You will work in a busy practice dealing with all aspects of oral health and hygiene. You will work under the care and guidance of experienced dentists with a friendly support team.

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Closing date: 28 May 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 & Thursday – 9am-5pm (one hour lunch) Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9am-4.30pm (half hour lunch)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to work within a busy dental practice, based in Penkridge.

The Apprentice will play an important team role in the day to day planning, organisation and smooth running of the practice.

Duties to include: 

  • Assisting the dentist at chairside
  • Reception duties
  • Decontamination duties
  • Offering assistance to clients
  • Clinical and general cleaning within the practice

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Confidence and professionalism
  • Dealing with patients in a calm manner
  • Flexibility and punctuality are essential for this post
  • Essential skills in teamwork are required

Personal qualities

  • Must have a good attitude to work
  • Presentable appearance
  • Must also have a caring, conscientious personality
  • Be outgoing with an ambition to do well in dental nursing

Desired qualifications

  • A*-C/4 or above in GCSE maths and English or equivalent qualifications are essential

Future prospects

To be decided upon completion of training.

Things to consider

Successful candidates will be expected to be willing to keep up to date with inoculations such as Hepatitis B, Tuberculosis and normal childhood vaccinations. 

You will need to attend half day weekly workshops at one of our PTP Training Centres.

About the employer

Sharlyn Dental surgery is one of two busy dental practices and is based in Penkridge, Staffordshire.



Sharlyn Dental Surgery



Market Street

ST19 5DH

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Training provider

Performance Through People

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Performance Through People


PTP Recruits 01922651100

  • Level 3 Dental Nurse standard
  • Functional Skills (maths, English and ICT) if required
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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