Advanced Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing

Manchester University
University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Manchester
Competitive salary
08 Jan 2021
18 Jan 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women's Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:
  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

University Dental Hospital of Manchester

The Manchester School for Dental Care Professionals

Advanced Apprenticeship in Health - Dental Nursing

Manchester Dental Hospital is a Directorate within the Manchester University Foundation Trust providing dental care across all dental specialties.

The Central Manchester School for Dental Care Professionals are part of the Manchester Dental Hospital who are currently recruiting for Trainee Dental Nurses to join their Advanced Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing programme.

The successful Apprentice Dental Nurses will undertake and fulfil the educational training and clinical requirements to the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing Advanced Apprenticeship in Health - Dental Nursing qualification. The Apprentices will support and assist the team in a variety of clinical settings and ensure the patient receives excellent care.

The successful applicants will be highly motivated individuals who demonstrate effective communication skills and a caring nature.

The 18 month fixed term contract is full time, Monday to Friday from 8.45am - 5.06pm. Four days of the working week are based in the various clinical settings and one day of the working week is based in the educational environment at the school, here you will undertake your theoretical studies to achieve the apprenticeship qualification.

If you have three GCSE's grade 4 -9 (or equivalent), must be two of the three listed, Maths, English and/or a Science (Health & Social Care will be accepted), can demonstrate initiative and are committed to commencing your career in dental nursing at the Manchester Dental Hospital, we would like to hear from you.

For further information

Please contact Kareline Bull, Education and Development Manager at the School for Dental Care Professionals, Monday to Friday, 8.45am - 5pm, telephone 0161 272 5671.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKareline BullJob titleEducation & Development ManagerEmail addresskareline.bull@mft.nhs.ukTelephone number01612725671

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We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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