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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship The Valley Centre Dental Practice

The apprentice will play an important role in the day to day planning, organisation and smooth running of the practice. Duties includes: Assisting the dentist chair side Reception duties Decontamination duties

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 9:00 - 5:30pm Tuesday 9:00 – 7:30pm Wednesday 9:00 – 5:30pm Thursday 9:00 – 5:30pm Friday 9:00 – 4:00pm. Saturday 9:00 -1:00pm (1 a month)

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    29 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

·         Assisting the dentist chairside

·         Updating client records

·         Cleaning and decontamination of tools and surgery

·         Reception duties

General admin duties

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing

Functional Skills, if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To be decided upon completion of training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade c/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade c/4) Desired

Things to consider

Candidates will need to pass a DBS check to start the role.

About the employer

Busy 5 surgery Nhs/private Dental practice in Hednesford. A range of treatments are available including implants, orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry.


The Valley Centre Dental Practice





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Training provider



PTP Recruits


Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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