Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Wentworth House Dental Surgery

Wentworth House Dental Surgery are seeking a hardworking Level 3 Dental Nursing apprentice. The candidate will support in and around the surgery as well as admin duties.

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Closing date: 12 Jan 2024

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

    Days / shifts to be confirmed at a later date.

    Total hours per week: 38.75

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Setting up and closing down the surgery
  • Chairside assistance 
  • Updating patient records
  • Supporting patients
  • Following and adhering to H&S guidance and protocols
  • Working within decontamination
  • Working as part of a team and as an individual

The training you will be getting

  • Day release to be attended at Northern Skills training offices in Sunderland
  • On and off-the-job training
  • L3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent Maths & Englsih (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Other things to consider: This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change.  This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

JB Dental Group comprises of Harrowgate Hill Dental in Darlington, Lanehouse Road Dental in Thornaby and Wentworth House Dental in Easington. All of our our practices provide mixed NHS and Private services. Our mission is to improve the current and long term oral health of our patients by providing the best quality dental care possible. We aim to achieve this by using modern dental equipment and treatment techniques, as well as by providing a high level of hygiene therapy and sound oral health advice.


Wentworth House Dental Surgery


Wentworth House

Seaside Lane

Easington Colliery


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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