Apprentice Dental Nurse Harborough Dental Care

An exciting opportunity to work at a dental practice while gaining a qualification in dental nursing.

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Closing date: 21 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 Hours a Week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Harborough Dental Care are looking to recruit a hardworking, reliable and enthusiastic person who wants to develop a career in dental nursing. 

We are an established dental practice in Northampton and are looking for someone to join our growing team. 

Our ideal candidate would have a professional approach with a mature and hardworking attitude. They would provide excellent patient care and show commitment to their work. 

As a dental nurse your duties would include; 

• Providing chair side assistance to the dentist 
• Ensure the care and welfare of patients 
• Preparing and maintaining the clinical environment 
• Sterilisation of instruments 
• Mixing materials 
• Charting on the computer 
• Complying with strict cross infection procedures 
• Developing digital x-rays 
• Ensure adequate stocks of materials are within the surgery 
• Carrying out some reception and administrative tasks 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate must be:

  • Reliable
  • Organised
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Keen to learn


Personal qualities

You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude.

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English Grade C and above (or equivalent).

All grades disclosed will be checked on your Personal Learning Record before your application is submitted to the Dental Practice.

Future prospects

There are good career progression opportunities – Hygienist & Practice Management for the right person.

Things to consider

You will be required to have a Hepatitis B injection and pass a DBS check.

About the employer

Harborough Dental Care are a well established dental practice, located in Kingsthorpe. The practice has good public transport links, with a bus stop located next to the practice. They also have a parking available in the streets adjacent to the practice.


Harborough Dental Care



Harborough Road



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Training provider

  • Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality and Diversity
  • First Aid at Work

Apprenticeship standard

Dental health > Dental Nurse

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Anderson Stockley Accredited Training Ltd


Nathan Richards

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Closing date: 21 Oct 2017