Dental Nurse Apprentice Kirkholt Dental Centre

Immediate start for trainee dental nurse to join our small and friendly team. We are looking for an individual who is well presented, punctual, with good communication skills and a genuine interest in this role, and whose motivation and enthusiasm will be evident at the interview.

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

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Closing date: 23 Aug 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, 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Successful applicants will provide full clinical support to dentists and patients including chairside assistance, infection control and patient care
  • To assist with reception or any clerical duties as requested and perform such other tasks as reasonably requested by the management team
  • Full training will be given, and we have qualified staff on hand to aid in your development
  • You will also be required to perform a receptionist service to patients including booking appointments and processing payments
  • Taking confidential information from patients
  • Developing digital radiographs
  • You must have excellent customer service and organisational skills, good attention to detail and excellent IT skills
  • You must also be flexible and punctual

The training you will be getting

  • Dental Nurse integrated Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • A qualification approved by the General Dental Council - required to register as a Dental Nurse
  • This is a work-based qualification with weekly timetabled classes (Expected to fall on Wednesdays)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Subject to a successful apprenticeship you will be employed by the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

About the employer

Kirkholt Dental Centre is situated in the heart of Rochdale. We are an established Dental practice and see ourselves as an approachable dental practice providing high quality, gentle dental care for all. Our aim is simple: we care for our patients as though they are family.


Kirkholt Dental Centre


6/7 The Strand


OL11 2JG

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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: 23 Aug 2024