Dental Nurse Apprentice DERBY ST DENTIST LTD

Immediate start required for an enthusiastic apprentice to train in a busy Dental Practice based in Bolton. Must be friendly and personable with a genuine interest in this type of role, with the ability to work as a team and have a caring nature. They will play an important role in the day-to-day planning and smooth running of the practice.

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 – 5.00pm with 1 hr unpaid lunch Friday, 9.00am - 1.00pm

    Total hours per week: 32.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be completing a wide range of duties involved with assisting the Dentist in the care of patients.

These will include:

  • Chairside assistance – passing instruments to the Dentist, preparing materials and instruments for treatment, cleaning and sterilising instruments, equipment and surgeries ensuring strict hygiene
  • Developing digital radiographs
  • Taking confidential information from patients
  • Performing administration duties etc.
  • You will also be required to perform a receptionist service to patients including booking appointments and processing payments
  • The ability to speak Gujarati is essential and the ability to speak Urdu would be beneficial

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

  • Dental Nurse Integrated Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • This is a work-based qualification with weekly time tabled classes 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 and Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

NHS and private Dental practice based in Bolton near the town centre, train and bus station. We are conveniently located near local shops and restaurants. The practice has 20 years of experience training Dental Apprentices with Bury College.







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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link. 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