Summerstown Dental Centre Ltd

Apprentice Dental Nurse


Summerstown Dental Centre Ltd

Training Provider:


Annual wage £9,300.00 to £9,900.00
30.0 hours per week Start time will be 8.30am and finish time could vary from 6.00pm to 7.30pm depending on the rota. Saturdays are an earlier finish. You will also attend South Thames College one day per week for the duration of your Apprenticeship
duration: 24 months
start: 30 September 2019
Advanced(level 3)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
23 September 2019 (application closing date)
Exciting opportunity to train as a dental nurse/receptionist within a busy, friendly NHS/Private dental practice. We are looking for a trainee dental nurse to work 24 hours a week including some Saturdays.


Duties will include:

  • You will assist the dentist in all aspects of patient care
  • You will also work on reception welcoming patients
  • Booking appointments and giving information
  • This job would suit someone who is keen to learn and wants to get involved in every aspect of dental nursing
  • As a modern practice, we would give the right person an opportunity to get more involved in the role and take on more responsibilities

Initially the contract will be for 2 years and then will become permanent. The successful candidate should be willing to work flexible hours and on at least 2 Saturdays per month.

Future Prospects

Opportunity to do other courses post qualification such as Oral Health Advisor or Radiography.

Reality Check

You will be required to work 2 Saturdays per month.

Skills Required

  • Punctuality
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Organisational skills

Qualities Required

  • Hard working and friendly with a good manner with people
  • Patience
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Tenacity
  • Desire to learn
  • Common sense
  • A proactive attitude

Qualifications Required

  • Minimum grade C/4 in GCSE English and maths or equivalent qualifications

Training Provided

Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing Standard

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