An Apprentice Dental Nurse is required to work in our busy Dental Practice. We are a 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 and decontamination of instruments

The role also involves taking confidential information from patients. You will also be expected to be trained on reception which will involve:

  • Answering the phone
  • Booking appointments & greeting patients at front of house 
  • Taking payments

A buddy/mentor nurse will be assigned to you in order to help you through your journey to becoming a GDC registered Dental Nurse with a wide range of skills.

You will receive the following training:

Dental Nurse Level 3 Standard.

This is a work-based qualification with timetabled classes via Teams.

The starting salary is £166.50 weekly for 37 hours Monday to Friday: 9.00am- 1.00pm 2.00pm-6.00pm.

The apprenticeship will run for 21 months, starting on Monday, 07 June 2021. Applications close on Friday, 28 May 2021.

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:

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.

Desired Skills

You must have good customer service skills, good timekeeping & attention to detail is essential.


GCSE grade 4-9 (A-Cs) in maths and English.

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

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