Dental Nursing Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Eccleshill Dental Surgery (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £182.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday. Hours TBC.
18 months (duration)
18 May 2021(start date)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
4 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Eccleshill Dental offer a full range of dental care, from regular check-ups and dental hygiene for you and your family, to more advanced cosmetic treatments such as teeth whitening, adult teeth straightening and dental implants.


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. You will 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 skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.

You daily activities could include:

  • Assisting the dentist with providing treatments to patients
  • Patient care
  • Setting up and cleaning surgery
  • Sterilising instruments
  • Updating patient records
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • Adhering to practice policies and procedures

During your apprenticeship, you will 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 the apprenticeship.

Reality Check

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying. If you are using public transport, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular and reliable service is available. Your application will be rejected if you live too far away.

For dental nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS.

Hours to be discussed at interview. 

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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Skills Required

  • Organised
  • Good communicator

Qualities Required

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

Must be motivated towards a career within dental nursing. Must be ambitious, with a genuine interest in dentistry. Need to have good work ethics and be able to work well independently and as part of a team.

Qualifications Required

None specified. 

Training Provided

  • Dental Nursing level 3
  • Functional skills if required
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