Bury College

Dental Nursing Apprentice

Laura Elizabeth Carswell

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Alkrington Dental Practice require an Apprentice Dental Nurse to work in our busy 2 surgery practice. We are a friendly practice and would like to welcome an Apprentice on board with a small but friendly team

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

This will include:

  • Chairside assistance
  • Passing instruments to the clinician 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:

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard

This is a work-based qualification with a timetabled class in college.

Additional attendance may be required for Functional Skills.

The starting salary is £161.25 weekly for 37.5 hours Days and shifts to be confirmed..

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

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
  • Team player
  • You must be willing to learn & accept instruction & training

Desired Skills

  • You must have good customer service skills
  • Good timekeeping skills & attention to detail is essential
  • Good communication skills


GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Subject to a successful apprenticeship you may be employed by the dental practice on a permanent basis.

About The Employer

Alkrington Dental offer expert dental care. We have a team of experts under one roof, and we ensure that our patients receive the best care and attention.

We are based at 64, Mount Road, M24 1DZ

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