Apprentice Dental Nurse Bridgford Dental Practice

Bridgford Dental Practice are looking for a Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprentice. Our practice brings together skilled experts to offer you the very best in dental care. From our team of Dentists and Dental Nurses, our Dental Hygienist, and right down to our Reception Staff, each works hard to give you healthy teeth and a beautiful smile.

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Closing date: 21 Apr 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 – Friday, 08:45 – 17.15

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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 employer's address.

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

The training you will be getting

Dental Nurse Level 3

Functional Skills if required

Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment. Please refer to above link for more information.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and Mathematics (Grade 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Although a question is asked further down regarding your method of travel, please note that a driving licence and access to a vehicle is not required for this vacancy.

About the employer

We are a family-friendly dental practice in West Bridgford, Nottingham, and well respected in the local community for our quality of patient care and cutting edge dental techniques. Our first class treatments are designed to protect your teeth and gums, as well as restore them to health, and improve the appearance of your smile. The Bridgford Dental practice is staffed with a team of highly knowledgeable and skilled dental individuals. Each one of us is dedicated to providing first class treatments, and we take great pride in the work that we do. · Welcoming and friendly to all patients · Experienced and respected dental experts · Consistently improving our patient treatment experience is what makes us stand out


Bridgford Dental Practice






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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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