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Dental nurse apprentice Walmsley Dental

An exciting opportunity to earn whilst you learn and dive into the world of dentistry. We are looking for a apprentice dental nurse for our fantastic and friendly dental practice located in Droylsden. Assisting other dental health professionals, providing chair side support and a high level of patient care.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 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: 8.45am – 6.15pm Tuesday & Thursday 8.45am – 5.45pm Friday 8.45am - 5.15pm Saturday 8.45am - 1.15pm

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    3 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Successful applicants will provide full clinical support to dentists and patients including chairside assistance, infection control and patient care.
  • To assist with reception or any clerical duties as requested and perform such other tasks as reasonably requested by the management team.
  • Full training will be given and we have qualified staff on hand to aid in your development.
  • You will also be required to perform a receptionist service to patients including booking appointments and processing payments.
  • Taking confidential information from patients
  • Developing digital radiographs
  • You must have excellent customer service and organisational skills, good attention to detail and excellent IT skills.
  • You must also be flexible and punctual

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 weekly timetabled classes.

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, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

(Close to rail links). Candidates must be hardworking, self-motivated, punctual, reliable and work well as part of a team. We are looking for individuals who are well presented and have good communication skills, with a genuine interest in this role, and whose motivation and enthusiasm will be evident at the interview. This job would be well suited for a bubbly, outgoing and friendly person as patient care is at the heart of our business.

About the employer

Our family run practice situated in the heart of Droylsden has been treating the families of Manchester since 1984. We pride ourselves on offering an excellent standard of care with a family touch, which is why many of our patients have been returning for over 30 years! We provide a full range of NHS and private dental services to cover all your dental needs.


Walmsley Dental





M43 6HE

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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: 24 Feb 2023