Oral Health Advanced Apprentice Aulakhu J

A terrific opportunity has a risen to work and train towards become a fully qualified dental nurse at Glen Parva Dental, a predominantly NHS practice based on Grange drive in the Glen Parva area of Leicester

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Closing date: 03 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    The standard opening hours for the practice are 9am to 6.30pm (Mon/Wed) 9am to 2pm (Tues) 9am to 6pm (Thurs) 9am to 5pm (Fri) *Your 30 hour working week will be within these opening times on agreement with the employer

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Glen Parva Dental practice is pleased to announce they have a vacancy to join their team as a trainee dental nurse at their small and well-established practice. The practice is looking to expand the business and you will form a key role in this vision. We are looking for a well-motivated, reliable and committed individual.

  • You will be supporting the dentist in providing clinical care, predominately working chair side
  • There is an opportunity for the right candidate to train further as an extended duty dental nurse to support dental health education and apply fluoride varnish
  • You will be expected to work as part of a team and this may require you to support other team members when needed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

As you will be responsible for working directly with our patients and the upkeep of their records, it is essential that you are IT literate with strong communication skills.

Personal qualities

We are seeking someone who is well presented, punctual, polite and can work well as a part of a close team. You will need to self-motivated and possess the energy and enthusiasm to complete all aspects of the job role and the apprenticeship course

Qualifications required

GCSE Grade C or above in English and Mathematics (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Most employers working with Leicester College are keen to offer permanent employment to a reliable, hardworking individual based on their performance throughout their Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

It is essential that you maintain a high level of professionalism throughout all aspects of working in the practice. The standard opening hours for the practice are 9am to 6.30pm (Mon/Wed) 9am to 2pm (Tues) 9am to 6pm (Thurs) 9am to 5pm (Fri) *Your 30 hour working week will be within these opening times on agreement with the employer Lunch time – 1pm to 1.45pm In addition to this, we also at other times for our private patients which may include evenings and occasional Saturdays. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Hep B Vaccination and a DBS check Enrolment onto the Oral Health Advanced Apprenticeship at Leicester College is a mandatory requirement for this position.       Interview date and possible start date are only a guideline. Interviews for this position could be arranged at any time after the closing date therefore the start date could alter. Applications will only be accepted through the Apprenticeship online system not directly through the employer.

About the employer

Glen Parva Dental is a small, friendly, family run dental practice located on Grange Drive in Glen Parva. We provide a wide range of general dental procedures to our well established, long term clients. We currently employ 5 staff including 2 dentists, but are looking at opportunities to grow and expand the practice


Aulakhu J


6 Carvers Corner

Grange Drive

Glen Parva



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Training provider

The advanced apprenticeship programme will require you to complete the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing. This is a 15 unit programme of which 11 units are portfolio based and assessed in the workplace. The remaining 4 units are theory based and delivered via eLearning. The Apprentice may also be offered additional support to complete key skills if you haven't achieved a level 2 qualification in both Maths and English within the past 5 years.

Alongside the structured training programme offered through the apprenticeship, Parkview Dental Practice will also provide you with a full induction programme and continuous mentoring and support from our experienced and qualified staff.  

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Dental Nursing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leicester College


Recruitment Team 01162295526 apprenticeships3@leicestercollege.ac.uk

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Closing date: 03 Sep 2017