Dental nurse apprentice SWINTON DENTAL LTD

Immediate start if you would you like a career as a dental nurse. This could be the perfect role for you at a well-established dental practice based in Swinton. 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: 14 Apr 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 to Thursday 9.00am – 5.30pm. Friday 9.00am – 3.00pm. Hours per week range from minimum 30 and maximum 40.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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
  • You will also be required to perform a receptionist service to customers, booking appointments and welcoming patients

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

Dental Nurse Integrated Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.

L3 Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing.

This is a work-based qualification with timetabled classes every other week. College attendance may also be required for functional skills.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Subject to a successful apprenticeship you will be employed by the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

About the employer

Swinton dental centre is a dental clinic located in Manchester. We have been established for over 30 years. Our mission at the practice is to provide high quality, individual and painless dental care. Our dentists are qualified to the highest standard and we use all the latest techniques and cutting-edge technologies to provide our patients with the best possible dental care. Services we offer include tooth filling, dental bridges, tooth extraction, root canal treatment, veneers, etc.







M27 4AF

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Training provider


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: 14 Apr 2023