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Level 3 Dental Nursing Advanced Apprenticeship Westdale Dental Practice

Westdale Dental are looking for a friendly Apprentice Dental Nurse to join their team of expertise at their modern practice based in Mapperley, Nottingham. We are looking to interview/start an apprentice as soon as we have some suitable candidates so please apply ASAP if you are interested.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly 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

    Shifts will be agreed with the employer around the practice opening hours: 1 hour for lunch (unpaid). Please see the main vacancy description for our full opening hours.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Additional £150 monthly bonus available based on performance, time keeping/attendance and team work, MAKING A POTENTIAL MONTHLY PAY OF £850 WHICH INCLUDES ONE DAY PER WEEK  STUDY LEAVE/ATTENDANCE AT COLLEGE.

Shifts to be agreed by the employer - 37 hours per week - Our practice opening hours are below.

Please note any candidate aged 16-17 can only be asked to work a maximum of 8 hours per day

  • Monday 8.15 am - 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 8.15 am -  5.30pm
  • Wednesday 8.15 am - 6.00pm
  • Thursday 8.15 am - 5.30 pm
  • Friday 8.15am - 5pm

Within this role as apprentice dental nurse you will gain exposure to multitude of treatments and develop a full range of skills and experience pivotal to becoming a successful and qualified Dental nurse. If you are professional, confident and keen to pursue a career in the dental industry, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Duties within the role 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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Effective teamwork and communication using a range of skills
  • Ability to work independently and take responsibility for initiating and completing tasks
  • An understanding of impact of their work on others
  • Ability to adapt to change

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Commitment to ensure patients receives the best possible service
  • Ability to work under pressure to deadlines and to multi task in an organised manner
  • To have an interest in the Medical/Healthcare environment
  • Confident and a willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

A*-C/9-4 GCSE in maths and English (or Level 2 Functional Skills equivalent).

Future prospects

Possible permanent position on the completion of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Westdale dental are an established dental practice, providing a comprehensive range of general dental care,cosmetic dentistry and advanced dental treatments in Mapperley, Nottingham.

Previously known as Ackroyd & Myers, at Westdale Dental, their name may have changed but our philosophyremains the same.

Their aim is still to deliver expert dental care that you and your family can rely upon at all times. Established for almost 40 years, they take pride in the reputation of our dental practice and in the healthy, happy smiles of their patients.


Westdale Dental Practice



Westdale Lane



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College


Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team 01159457260

Dental Nurse Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • 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
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths OR English if required if not exempt
  • Please note the college day release for this apprenticeship is due to start around February 2022 however the employer is wanting to find an apprentice to start employment with them before then
  • The day release is one day per fortnight at Nottingham College City Hub in Nottingham City Centre

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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