Dental Nurse Apprenticeship R K HANDA

A great opportunity has come up for the successful candidate to join our friendly team at Pickering House. As an apprentice dental nurse, you will assist the dentist and undergo full training to develop skills to enable you to progress with a view for a full-time vacancy once qualified. You will assisting the dentist chairside and update records.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 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 Friday 8.45am-5.15pm with 30 mins lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

  • Assisting the dentist chairside
  • Updating client records
  • Cleaning and decontamination of tools and surgery
  • Reception duties General admin duties

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

  • NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing
  • Functional Skills, if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible full-time role at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Administrative skills, Attention to detail, Communication skills, Customer care skills, Initiative, Organisation skills, Patience, Presentation skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Travel to and from the Walsall training centre once a week. Travel to and from workplace. Long hours. Annual leave of 4 weeks plus bank holidays Apprentice wage for 12 months, then NMW

About the employer

We are a busy NHS dental practice in Lichfield City Centre. We have 5 surgeries, all modernised and computerised. We also provide independent services such as implants, sedation, Invisalign, facial aesthetics, cosmetic dentistry.




Pickering House

76 Upper St. John Street


WS14 9DX

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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