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Apprentice Dental Nurse Chulmleigh Dental Practice Ltd

An exciting opportunity to work in a Dental Practice and train to become a Dental Nurse

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon- Thurs 8.45-1, 2-6 and Friday 8.45-13.15. - 37

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    27 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Assist the Dentist/Hygienist in all clinical procedures providing chair- side assistance which includes maintaining impeccable standards of hygiene and cross infection control,
  • Preparing instrument trays for procedures and ensuring surgery management is adhered to. 
  • Ensure all relevant paperwork is completed promptly and accurately and assist in managing the appointment book.
  • Build trusting and caring relationships with patients, ensure their comfort and retain them as a client maintaining patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Monitor stock levels and coordinate (as required) with the laboratory on timely dispatch and receipt of work.
  • Proactively contribute to regular practice meetings.
  • Assist in manning the reception/patient lounge (as the business necessitates), providing a customer-focused and seamless patient journey according to the practice’s brand standards, that assists in recruiting and retaining patients.

Working week will be;

Mon- Thurs 8.45-1, 2-6 and Friday 8.45-13.15. The wage would be £3.90 to start

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Genuine interest in working in Dental Nursing
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Team player
  • Willingness to participate in Vocational Training Programmes

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Conscientious
  • Discreet
  • Respectful
  • Personable

Desired qualifications

GCSE maths and English grades 4 or above (A-C) or equivalent.

Future prospects

To continue in employment as a Dental Nurse if applicable

Things to consider

Please consider the apprentice wage and if it is enough to support you. Please also consider the nature of this role and make sure it is what you want to do.

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

About the employer

Dental Practice


Chulmleigh Dental Practice Ltd


Buckeridge Road


EX18 7BW

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Exeter College


Rochelle Mayhew 07766775915

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing This is the competency qualification that will be assessed in your workplace.
  • Level 3  Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health 
  • Functional Skills, Level 2 Communication and Application of Number (unless exempt)

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Oct 2021