Dental Nursing Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Histon Dental Surgery Ltd (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £132.80
32.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - Variable, hours tbc at interview
18 months (duration)
9 November 2020(start date)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
2 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

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 show empathy be able to put people at ease and able to work under pressure and reliable as a team player.


You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.

Duties include:

  • Assisting dental care professionals with various treatments - side chair assistants
  • Providing support to patients during treatment
  • Decontamination of dental instruments
  • Preparing and maintaining the clinical environment
  • Updating patient records using dentally software
  • Customer service; meeting and greeting clients to resolving patient enquiries
  • Ensuring that the practice health and safety policy is adhered to

During your Apprenticeship you’ll develop the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments based at our dental clinic.

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. The successful applicant will also be required to occasional work at a nearby sister dental practice in Great Shelford.

Skills Required

  • Organised
  • Have a 'can do approach'
  • Good communicator

Qualities Required

  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board
  • Ambitious
  • Hard-working
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Reliable approach and have a passion to start a career as a dental nurse

Qualifications Required

Mathematics and English GCSE A*-C (9-4) or equivalent.

Training Provided

Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing

Mathematics and English Functional Skills if required

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