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Hilton Dental Practice are looking for a friendly Apprentice Dental Nurse to join their team of expertise at their well-established practice based in West Bridgford, Nottingham. If you are looking to start your career as a dental nurse in a family-focused, private dental practice, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am - 6pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    24 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Within this role as apprentice dental nurse you will gain exposure to multitude of treatments and develop a full range of skills and experience pivotal to becoming a successful and qualified Dental nurse.

Hilton Dental Clinic is a very well established dental practice and has been providing outstanding dental care for the local community for over fifty years. If you are professional, confident and keen to pursue a career in the dental industry, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Duties within the role include:

·        Working chairside, with a dentist / hygienist in a busy dental practice

·        To ensure Health and Safety is adhered to at all times in surgery.

·        To be professional at all times.

·        To ensure you have good communication at all times

·        To make patients feel at ease and comfortable at all times.

·        To innovate ideas and initiate action to improve the overall perception of the practice, ensuring its good name continues.

·        To ensure all facilities are presented to the highest levels of cleanliness and comfort.

·        To be aware of all Health & Safety issues within the practice, to constantly implement and assess procedures drawing attention to any unsafe practices.

·        To make sure all parts of the practice are safe and secure when not in use.

·        To cover duties of such other members of staff as required.

·        To undertake any other duties as may be required to assist in the running of the Dental Practice

·        Portray a professional and positive image of the Dental Practice, wearing the uniform provided whilst on duty.

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

Dental Nurse Standard Level 3

Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment. Please refer to above link for more information.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential permanent position after the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Patience, Confident


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £4.81 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 18 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. * Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation * Please note that if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address.

About the employer

Hilton Dental Clinic was established in 1965 in the heart of West Bridgford, and today is a family-focused private dental practice with state of the art technologies. Through a combination of excellent clinical skills and the highest level of training, we aim to provide an outstanding level of dentistry in a gentle and caring manner.








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Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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