Dental Nurse Apprentice DR JONATHON ALLSOPP

We have an exciting opportunity for an apprentice dental nurse to join our friendly dental practice. We would love you to join us as an apprentice dental nurse and start your exciting career in dental nursing. Assisting other dental health professionals, providing chair side support and a high level of patient care.

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Closing date: 31 May 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

    Mon - Fri 8.15-5pm

    Total hours per week: 38.45

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role of a dental nurse is to assist the dentist with all clinical aspects within the surgery.

This includes but is not exhausted to:

- Greeting and caring for all patients in a polite and courteous manner at all times

- Work closely with the dentist in a professional and appropriate manner

- Provide chair side assistance during all dental procedures - Update computer records and taking notes

- Cleaning surgeries to a high level, maintaining strict cross infection controls

- Preparing instruments and materials during treatments

You will be earning whilst learning during your apprenticeship.

The dental practice will give you all of the practical knowledge you will need in order to qualify as a dental nurse and the training provider (Performance Through People) will teach you all of the theory side.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship
  • Functional skills may be required for Math's and English
  • Delivery method TBC

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible full time employment upon successful completion

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

How will you travel there? One day per week at our Walsall Training Centre DBS check will be required before start Requires need Hep B Vaccinations

About the employer

A private / nhs Walsall dentist based over two sites where you will walk in and walk out smiling. If your dental fear is holding you back from getting the dental treatment you need, we are experienced in treating nervous patients and have various forms of sedation to help where needed. Dr Allsopp alone has been practicing for more than 25 years and completed thousands of dental implant and orthodontic cases. Other doctors at our practice like Dr Mandeep Soorae also bring several years of expertise to our team. Dr Soorae and Dr Allsopp have both trained extensively with the globally renowned Straumann company to learn the very best dental implant techniques. The practice has been awarded the status of Straumann Gold+ Providers and we are Invisalign? Diamond Providers.




26 Bridge Street


West Midlands



Rebecca Docherty

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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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