Dental Nursing Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Drake Dental Practice (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - TBC on interview
18 months (duration)
30 November 2020(start date)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
23 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Drake Dental Practice is a long established general dental practice in the heart of Rochdale. We have a wealth of experience in our team, who are all highly skilled and most have been at the practice for many years. We offer a broad range of treatments from standard dental treatments to cosmetic dental and facial procedures.


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 for a successful dental nursing career. Your daily activities could include:

  • sterilising instruments
  • updating patient records
  • maintaining equipment
  • preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • being responsible for infection control in the dental surgery

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

Future Prospects

  • Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship for the right candidate

Reality Check

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying. For Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a Hepatitis B injection.

Skills Required

Hardworking individual with a desire to become a qualified dental nurse.

Qualities Required

  • Ambitious
  • Hard-working
  • Have a 'can do approach'
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board

Qualifications Required

  • English and Maths A – C  (4-9)

Training Provided

  • Dental Nursing Level 3
  • Functional Skills if required
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