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Apprentice Dental Nurse Chrysalis Dental Practice

This is a fantastic opportunity to progress into an exciting dental career in a busy dental practice which is looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to work alongside the dental team.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £210.00 - £220.00

  • Working week

    Shifts/times flexible (TBC).

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Jan 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Chrysalis Dental Practice and Implant Centre are looking to recruit a hard working, reliable, and enthusiastic person who wants to develop a career in dental nursing.

We are a friendly and well established practice in Bedford and are looking for someone to join our growing team.

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

  • Reliable
  • Organised
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Keen to learn
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform, and have a positive attitude

Personal qualities

  • Our ideal candidate would have a professional approach and a hard working attitude
  • They would provide excellent patient care and show commitment to their work

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE (or equivalent) English and maths grade C/4 or above
  • Qualification will be checked before your application is submitted to the employer
  • An initial assessment for English and maths is also required

Future prospects

There are good career progression opportunities, for example: hygienist and practice management, and many other industry professions for the right person.

Things to consider

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

References may be requested from a previous employer and/or educational provider.

Applicants should ideallylive within a 5-mile radius of the practice and be flexible.

About the employer

Chrysalis Dental Practice provides a full range of private, cosmetic and specialist dental treatments in a relaxed atmosphere and to the highest standards, using the latest technology. An established Specialist and Cosmetic Dental Practice in Bedford, with a primary emphasis on quality dental treatments, cosmetic dentistry and aesthetic improvements. They also have over 17 years of Implant dentistry experience.


Chrysalis Dental Practice



Goldington Road


MK41 9NS

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Training provider


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


Willow Suarez

  • Dental nurse standard (Level 3)
  • Functional Skills in English and maths (where required)
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality and Diversity
  • First Aid at Work

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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