Sprotbrough Dental Practice

Dental Nursing Apprenticeship


Sprotbrough Dental Practice

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £150.00
38.0 hours per week Monday to Friday - 8:45am - 5:30pm
duration: 18 months
start: 28 October 2019
Advanced(level 3)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
25 October 2019 (application closing date)
As an Apprentice Dental Nurse you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care so you need to be unflappable under pressure and able to put people at ease. You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required.


Ideal for someone who is looking for a new challenge, or school leaver, motivated and is able to be flexible with hours. You will undertake an apprenticeship to gain your Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing.

Duties include:

  • Develop competence across a wide range of dental chairside support procedures
  • Develop knowledge of a wide range of practical treatment procedures and the relevant support necessary to ensure effective outcomes
  • Develop competence in the manipulation and application of dental materials across a wide range of dental treatment procedures
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge and application of a wide range of dental instruments and other relevant equipment necessary during preparation for treatment procedures
  • Learn to prepare individual treatment rooms for a wide range of dental procedures
  • Develop and demonstrate competence in decontamination and sterilisation of medical and dental devices within clinical and non-clinical environments, ensuring appropriate records are completed
  • Be responsible as part of the clinical team for the care of the patient from arrival to completion of treatment
  • Under supervision carry out the following: reception duties, answering telephone, receiving mail, meeting and greeting of patients and/or carers, managing department diaries and day books, sending appointments by mail, maintenance of monthly recall systems, filing and pulling of patient records, maintenance and upkeep of all patient records and correspondence

Future Prospects

Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.

Reality Check

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying.

Skills Required

  • Ambitious
  • Hard-working
  • Have a 'can do' approach

Qualities Required

  • Willing to learn and take on new challenged
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board

Qualifications Required

English and Maths GCSE (or equivalent) grades A*-C/9-4.

Training Provided

  • Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (if required)