Dental Nurse Apprentice 518 Dental

Immediate start to join our small and friendly team. If you would like a career as a dental nurse with a well established practice, owned by the current owners since 2017 this could be the role for you. You will get to see a good mix of NHS and private cosmetic treatments.

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

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Closing date: 08 Mar 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

    Monday - Thursday, 9.00am – 5.30pm and Friday, 8.00am – 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This is an exciting role for an enthusiastic and able individual to train as a dental nurse.

You will be completing a wide range of duties involved with assisting the dentist in the care of customers. These will include:

  • Chairside assistance – passing instruments to the dentist
  • Updating patient records as instructed by the dentist
  • Setting up and preparing the surgery
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and infection control
  • Keeping patient information confidential
  • Following all workplace policies and procedures

The training you will be getting

  • Dental Nurse Integrated Level 3 apprenticeship standard
  • Weekly college attendance




What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Working towards a full-time position with the practice

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, 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

You will receive high quality training in all aspects of dental with the support of the manager and team in conjunction with Bury College as the training provider. The right candidate to fill the role must be hard working, self motivated, punctual, reliable and work as part of a team.

About the employer

At 518 Dental we have a passionate team who strive to ensure we deliver the service you expect and deserve. Our patients have access to an array of NHS and private treatments ranging from routine care to advanced cosmetic treatments. 518 Dental will help you to have the confidence that comes from having an attractive healthy smile. All members of our dental team are committed to continuing professional education and keeping up to date with all the latest developments in the dental world.


518 Dental




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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

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: 08 Mar 2024