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The opportunity to build a career as a Dental Nurse. You will be trained in all aspects of Dental Nursing and supported by a Learning & Skills Coach from Bury College during your training.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 22 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 - Thursday 9.00am - 6.00pm and Friday 9.00am - 1.00pm with Saturday to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is an exciting role for an enthusiastic and able individual to train as a Dental Nurse. You will be completing a wide range of duties involved with assisting the Dentist in the care of customers. These will include:

  • Chairside assistance - passing instruments to the Dentist
  • Updating patient records as instructed by the Dentist
  • Setting up and preparing the surgery
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and infection control
  • Keeping patient information confidential
  • Following all workplace policies and procedures
  • Possible Receptionist service to customers, booking appointments and welcoming patients
  • Working along-side the wider health care sector and other GDP’s
  • Photography and social media collaboration

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Have the ability to use your own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • Eager to learn
  • Positive attitude
  • Genuine interest in this type of role
  • Presentable
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Work as part of a team
  • Willing to go the extra mile

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English

Future prospects

  • Subject to a successful Apprenticeship you will be employed by the company and considered for a full time role

About the employer

Whitefield Dental Practice provides high quality restorative and aesthetic dentistry, situated in the heart of Whitefield. We have been providing high quality dentistry for over 50 years, and pride ourselves on our commitment to provide outstanding patient care in a warm and friendly environment.

Our team is driven to provide the highest quality of care to ensure your patient journey is remembered as one that is respected, effective and cared for. We are constantly training and updating our skills to ensure the standard of care is optimal.





Radcliffe New Road


M45 7WQ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bury College

Dental Nurse Integrated L3 Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

This is a work-based qualification although College attendance for the Dental Diploma is mandatory, to attend fortnightly and you may be required to attend for Functional Skills.

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College Apprenticeship Team will then be in touch regarding your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Jul 2022