Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Dental Nursing Wollaton Road Dental Practice

Wollaton Road Dental Practice based in Wollaton are looking for a friendly and caring Dental Nurse to join their practice. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate that is passionate about pursuing a career as a Dental Nurse.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Thursday 9am-6pm Friday 9am-3pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

If you are professional, confident and you are passionate about pursuing a career in the dental industry, this opportunity is not to be missed.

You will be working chairside with the dentist or dental hygienist, gaining all the skills and experience key to becoming a successful Dental Nurse.

Duties within the role include:

  • Working chairside, with a dentist or 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?

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address. You will only need to attend college in Nottingham City Centre  one day every 2 weeks for day release training. which is included in your paid working week.

Advanced Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing please note that this requires an End Point Assessment in the final 3 months by the awarding body.

More details on this apprenticeship in the link below: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/dental-nurse/

Diploma Level 3 Dental Nursing

Functional Skills maths OR English Level 2 if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential of ongoing employment as a qualified dental nurse following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English & maths (Grade 4 or C or Level 2 pass) Essential

About the employer

Wollaton Road Dental Practice was established in the late 1970’s by Dr Archer C Birch. Dr James Peachey and his wife Mrs Adele Peachey took over this practice in June 1986. Dr Gurvinder Singh Thiara became Principal dentist in September 2010. Dr Thiara works here alongside his wife the practice manager, the hygiene therapist and 3 nurses. Wollaton Dental Practice is situated within Wollaton, Nottinghamshire. We are a small NHS and Private family run practice, which boasts the highest quality of professional Dental Care. At Wollaton Dental Practice Dr Thiara and his team take great pride in the quality of dentistry they offer. They aim to make their clients visit a pleasant experience and provide good oral health for them and their family through preventative dentistry. This means giving patients regular dental examinations and advice on how we can care for their teeth, gums and general oral health. We aim provide patient individuality, to treat patients with ethical and social considerations and to provide the best Dental treatment whilst under our care. We are City Smile accredited.


Wollaton Road Dental Practice





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Training provider



Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team


0115 9457260

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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