Dental Nurse Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Apollonia House Dental Clinic (Employer)

Exeter College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £180.00
30.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed
18 months (duration)
19 July 2021(start date)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
17 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An exciting opportunity to work in a successful well-established dental practice and train to become a Dental Nurse. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who would like to start their career within the Dental Sector.


Duties will include:

  • Assist the Dentist/Hygienist in all clinical procedures providing chair- side assistance which includes maintaining impeccable standards of hygiene and cross infection control
  • Preparing instrument trays for procedures and ensuring surgery management is adhered to
  • Ensure all relevant paperwork is completed promptly and accurately and assist in managing the appointment book
  • Build trusting and caring relationships with patients, ensure their comfort and retain them as a client maintaining patient confidentiality at all times
  • Assist in manning the reception/patient lounge (as the business necessitates), providing a customer-focused and seamless patient journey according to the practice's brand standards, that assists in recruiting and retaining patients

Future Prospects

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship you can register with the GDC as a qualified Dental Nurse

Reality Check

  • This role may be split across the Sidmouth and Ottery Practice, so please consider the practicalities of travel

Skills Required

  • Genuine interest in working in Dental Nursing. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Team player Willingness to participate in Vocational Training Programmes

Qualities Required

  • Caring
  • Conscientious
  • Discreet
  • Respectful
  • Personable

Qualifications Required

  • Maths and English grades 4/C or above (or equivalent)

Training Provided

Dental Nurse Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing - This is the competency qualification that will be assessed in your workplace
  • Functional Skills, Level 2 Communication and Application of Number (unless exempt)
  • Once weekly college attendance and support in the workplace
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