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Apprentice Dental Nurse Studental

An exciting opportunity to work in a new dental practice while gaining a qualification in dental nursing. Our ideal candidate would have a professional approach with a hardworking attitude. They would provide excellent patient care and show commitment to their work.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Jan 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Studental are looking to recruit a hard working, reliable, and enthusiastic person who wants to develop a career in dental nursing.

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
  • computer literate 
  • keen to learn
  • good communication skills

Personal qualities

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

Desired qualifications

GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or above in English and maths.

** All grades disclosed will be checked on your Personal Learning Record before you application is submitted to the dental practice. **

Future prospects

There are good career progression opportunities – hygienist and 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

Studental opened in 1999 and has recently been taken over by new management. It is based on Headington Hill Campus but does not just treat students, they treat everyone. The practice predominately offers NHS dentistry and also offers Private dentistry.

Studental moved premises at the end of July to a more modern and up-to-date practice.




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Training provider


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


Willow Suarez

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality and Diversity
  • First Aid at Work

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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