Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Dental Nursing CITY DENTAL NOTTINGHAM LIMITED

City Dental Practice based in Nottingham city centre are looking for a friendly and welcoming Dental Nurse to join their small but busy practice. Although the employer is looking to recruit a candidate for a February start date at college, please apply now to be considered for interview. You can then start employment once successful at interview.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 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 - Thursday 8.45am - 5.30pm and Friday 8.15am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

City Dental Practice is recruiting a friendly and approachable apprentice Dental Nurse. Within this role you will gain a full range of skills and experience pivotal to becoming a successful and qualified Dental nurse. If you are professional, confident and keen to pursue a career in the dental industry, this opportunity is not to be missed.

Duties include:

  • Working chairside, with a dentist/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

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address.

You will only need to attend college in Nottingham City Centre one day every 2 weeks for training.

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

  • Dental Nurse (Integrated) Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.
  • You will complete the following on a day release basis once every 2 weeks at college - City Hub Nottingham City centre
  • A level 3 qualification which has been approved by the General Dental Council as meeting the requirements for entry to the professional register as a dental nurse
  • Functional Skills maths or English Level 2 if required


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential of ongoing employment upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative


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

About the employer

City Dental Practice is committed to helping our patients achieve and maintain the smile they have always wanted. We do this by spending time getting to know our patients and creating a caring, safe and relaxed environment.







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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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