Dental Nurse Apprentice MANOJ DHANDA

The apprentice will play an important role in the day-to-day planning, organisation and smooth running of the practice. Duties include: Assisting the dentist chair side, Reception duties and Decontamination duties. The apprentice must be able to work as part of a team.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Candidates will need to pass a DBS check to start the role.

    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 - Saturday (full-time - hours to be discussed).

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include:

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

The training you will be getting

  • Dental Nurse Diploma Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills Level 2 maths and English (if required)

A level 3 qualification has been approved by the General Dental Council as meeting the requirements for entry to the professional register as a dental nurse.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • To be decided upon completion of training
  • Possibility of full-time role to the successful candidate at the end of the apprentice, depending on performance

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Key Dental Practice is a renowned family dental practice serving the local area of Willenhall, Walsall and the wider Black Country within the West Midlands over the last 40 years. Dr Manoj Dhanda qualified form Manchester university in 2000. With over 23 years of dental experience 19 of them have been at Key Dental Practice. The team comprise of Dr Parmdeep Kaur Malhi who has provided care for her loyal patients over the last 12 years. Dr Suraj Dhanda, Mr Kish Mukherjee provide Implants and surgical extractions. The practice is managed by Mrs Nicola Tomlinson.







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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


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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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