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Apprentice Dental Nurse White House Dental Practice

We are looking for an apprentice dental nurse to join the team at our three-surgery practice in Huntington Chester. The role will include working in the surgery and the decontamination room, cleaning and sterilising dental instruments.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Times to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    18 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Keep the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as appropriate and according to the practice’s health and safety and infection control procedures and manufacturers' instructions
  • Provide chairside assistance to the dentist and other members of the dental team, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients
  • Accurately complete patient clinical records as directed
  • Handle all substances in accordance with health and safety policies
  • Be familiar and comply with all health and safety rules and guidance, including PPE, COSHH, mercury handling, infection control, waste disposal etc

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good organisational skills
  • Computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Willing to learn and ability to work as a team

Personal qualities

  • Calm and reassuring manner
  • Organised excellent communication and adaptability

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally GCSE in English and maths (grade C or 4, or above) otherwise you will need to complete functional skills in English and maths

Future prospects

  • Registration with the General Dental Council (GDC), further qualifications after qualification

Things to consider

Combines on the job learning with a qualification. Must be prepared to attend evening class after working at the practice, completing assignments and studying for exams.

A course of Hepatitis B vaccinations is mandatory for dental nurses.

About the employer

We are a Dental Practice.


White House Dental Practice



Chester Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cheshire College South and West


Sean Simpson 01270 654654

Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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