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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/10/2020.

Dental Nurse Apprentice

Job Reference: 196-NM7088

Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
£16000 p.a

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

Guys & St Thomas' NHS Trust is looking to recruit Dental Nurse Apprentices to participate in their 18 month pre-registration training programme beginning March 2021.

Successful candidates will be working towards obtaining the National Dental Nursing Diploma, awarded by the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) and complete an apprenticeship.

This is a full-time training course that runs from Monday – Friday, 8.45am – 5.15pm.

The training will be a mixture of theoretical teaching delivered in the classroom setting and online. The remaining time will be spent on rotations to the various clinical departments and specialities including:-

      • Prosthodontics
      • Periodontics
      • Endodontics
      • Orthodontics
      • Oral Surgery
      • Paediatrics

The successful candidates will be training alongside qualified dental nurses with specialist knowledge and skills to support patients to ensure a positive patient experience.

Dental nurse apprentices will be expected to attend all classroom teaching and continue their studying at home.

Successful applicants will be invited to an Assessment day which will take place on Saturday 7th November. This day will include a practical assessment and interview.


Closing Date; 5th October 2020

Interview Date: 7th November 2020


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameJoanna Hall-HaynesAdditional contact information

Joanna Hall-Haynes

020 7188 1776

Beverley Banton

020 7188 7188 exn 54440

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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