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Apprentice Dental Nurse

Bamford Dental Practice

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We require an Apprentice Dental Nurse to work at our ten surgery practice in Bamford. We are family, friendly run practice and would like to welcome an Apprentice on board.

You will be completing a wide range of duties and involved with assisting the dentist in the care of patients.

This will include:

  • Chairside assistance
  • Passing instruments to the dentist
  • Ensuring strict hygiene & cleanliness
  • Taking confidential information from patients
  • You will also be expected to be trained on reception which will involve booking appointments & greeting patients at front of house/buddy nursing.

You will receive the following training:

Dental Nurse Integrated Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard. This is a work-based qualification with timetabled classes.

The starting salary is £129.00 weekly for 30 hours Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed..

The apprenticeship will run for 21 months, starting on Monday, 17 January 2022. Applications close on Friday, 07 January 2022.

  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Who We Are Looking For

Personal Qualities

  • You must be well presented, friendly & personable with a wide variety of people & have a genuine interest in this role
  • You must be willing to learn & accept instruction & training

Desired Skills

  • Good customer service skills
  • Good timekeeping & attention to detail is essential


  • Maths & English 4/C or above (or equivalents) – pass essential

  • Subject to a successful apprenticeship you may be applied by the dental practice on a permanent basis

About The Employer

Bamford Dental, home of ten surgeries who offer expert family dental care.

We have a friendly team of experts under one roof and we ensure that our clients receive the best care and attention from General, Children’s, Orthodontics, Implants, Endodontics, Periodontics, Facial Aesthetics and Cosmetic Dentistry.

We are based at Norden Road, OL11 5PT

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