Dental Nursing Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)


Market Place Dental Care

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Weekly wage £146.00
35.0 hours per week Monday - Saturday, shifts to be confirmed.
duration: 18 months
start: 1 June 2020
Advanced (Level 3)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
5 positions available
29 May 2020 (application closing date)
We have 4 full-time apprenticeship positions available to join the friendly team of Market Place Family Dental Care. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.


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. 

In your role, you will:

  • 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

  • GCSE grade A*-C (9-4) in maths and English (or equivalent)

Training Provided

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