Dental Nurse Apprentice DAVID W PANNELL

The apprentice will play an important role in the day to day planning, organisation and smooth running of the practice. Duties includes: Assisting the dentist chair side, reception duties and decontamination duties. Must be able to work as part of a team.

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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

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm, Wednesday 9.00am - 1.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    25 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

Level 3 in Dental Nursing Functional Skills may be required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To be decided upon completion of training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

Candidates will need to pass a DBS to start the role, and also be required to have relevant vaccinations such as Hep B and possibly COVID boosters

About the employer

Excellent opportunity working for an established dental practice based in Wolverhampton. You will work in a busy practice dealing with all aspects of oral health and hygiene. Small, busy, NHS dental practice, with 1 full time principal and 1 part time associate.




428 Penn Road


West Midlands


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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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