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Apprentice Dental Nurse Kirkgate Dental Practice

Kirkgate Dental Practice are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic individual to join their team as an Apprentice Dental Nurse. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 3 Qualification in Dental Nursing.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30 to £285.00

    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, 8-5, Tuesday, 8 – 5, Thursday, 11 – 5, and Friday, 8 – 2.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the dentist and hygienist with clinical procedures
  • Decontamination
  • Patient chaperone
  • Computer work including updating patient records
  • Reception duties
  • Adhering to H&S
  • Sterilisation and performing cross infection control
  • Ensuring the dental surgery performs efficiently with stock control

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills written and verbal
  • Computer skills 

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Dedicated 
  • Passionate 
  • Honest
  • Reliable 
  • Customer care
  • Team player

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available. 

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change.  
This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships.

Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship.

Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. 

Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage

About the employer

General dental Practice offering both NHS and Private Treatments.


Kirkgate Dental Practice






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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northern Skills Group

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing
  • Technical Certificate
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT (where required)
  • Day release class

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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