Navid & Shahzad Tahir

Dental Nurse Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Navid & Shahzad Tahir (Employer)

Bury College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £155.63
37.5 hours per week Monday, Wednesday + Thursday – 8.00am-4.00pm Tue – 8.00am-7.00pm Fri – 8.00am -12.00 noon
21 months (duration)
29 March 2021(start date)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
19 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Would you like a career as a Dental Nurse? Then this could be the perfect role for you at a well-established Dental practice based in Whitworth. You will be trained in all aspects of Dental Nursing and supported by a Learning & Skills Coach from Bury College during your training.


This is an exciting role for an enthusiastic and able individual to train as a Dental Nurse. You will be completing a wide range of duties involved with assisting the Dentist in the care of customers. These will include:

  • Chairside assistance – passing instruments to the Dentist
  • Updating patient records as instructed by the Dentist
  • Setting up and preparing the surgery
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and infection control
  • Keeping patient information confidential
  • Following all workplace policies and procedures
  • You will also be required to perform a Receptionist service to customers, booking appointments and welcoming patients

Future Prospects

Subject to a successful Apprenticeship you will be employed by the company.

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Skills Required

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Have the ability to use your own initiative

Qualities Required

  • Friendly
  • Personable
  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • Eager to learn
  • Positive attitude
  • Genuine interest in this type of role

Qualifications Required

Preferable if you have GCSE grade 4-9 (A-Cs) in Maths and English but not essential

Training Provided

  • Dental Nurse Level 3 Standard
  • This is a work-based qualification with classes arranged via Teams
  • College attendance may also be required for Functional Skills
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