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Dental Nurse Apprentice Wigston Dental Care

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

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Closing date: 05 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

In-house training will be given by an experienced team and the apprenticeship qualification will be provided in the workplace.

As a dental nurse, your duties would include: 

  • Providing chairside 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

  • Organised
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate 

Personal qualities

  • Our ideal candidate would have a professional approach with a hardworking attitude
  • They would provide excellent patient care and show commitment to their work
  • Reliable
  • Keen to learn
  • You must be of smart appearance at all times, wearing a clean and presentable uniform and have a positive attitude

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

There are good career progression opportunities, for example, Hygienist & 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 will be required from a previous employer and/or educational provider.

About the employer

Wigston Dental care is a small dental practice with a spread of patients from all over the area, these are the treatments they provide: • Preventive dentistry • Restorative dentistry • Cosmetic dentistry, including teeth whitening and veneers • Dental implants • Endodontic treatment, including root canal therapy • Denture services • Hygienist services • NHS care for children (and adults who are exempt from paying charges) • Private dentistry, including


Wigston Dental Care



Leicester Road


LE18 1NS

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Training provider


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


Henry Smith 01604 871340

  • 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 nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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