Dental Nursing Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)


Clay Cross Dental

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £146.00
35.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, occasional Saturday. Shifts to be confirmed.
duration: 12 months
start: 1 June 2020
Advanced (Level 3)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
29 May 2020 (application closing date)
We have two full-time positions available to join the friendly team of Clay Cross Family Dental Care.


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

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
  • Participate in audit procedures under the direction of appropriate clinicians

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. Please note - interviews will be held at the company head office in Central Nottingham. If successful, you would also need to attend some training/tutor sessions in Nottingham. Please do not apply unless you are happy with this.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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

Maths and English GCSE at 9 - 4/A* - C or equivalent.

Training Provided

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