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Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprentice Orchard House Dental Practice

Do you have a caring nature and want a profession you can use for life, then becoming a qualified dental nurse could be just for you. This is a rare opportunity to join our busy and friendly dental practice and work towards a professional qualification.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2021

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

    Full-time hours – practice opening hours Monday 9am-5pm, Tuesday & Wednesday 9am-6pm, Thursday 10am-7pm, Friday 9am-1pm. Shifts TBA.

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Preferred dental nursing experience
  • Perform high quality dental nursing whilst assisting each dentist, hygienist or therapist in all procedures in a safe and effective manner in accordance with the ‘Code of Ethics’ of the British Association of Dental Nurses, the GDC’s ‘Scope of Practice’
  • Follow practice policies and procedures
  • Maintain professional indemnity and registration with the GDC
  • Undertake CPD in line with the GDC guidelines
  • Establish, promote and maintain productive working relationships with all members of the dental team
  • Liaise with the practice manager on all matters concerning administration, pay and service conditions
  • Assist with reception duties and perform other clerical duties if required.
  • Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your work
  • Have a positive and helpful attitude whilst presenting excellent professionalism within your role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Reception experience is essential 
  • Have excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
  •  Be computer literate

Personal qualities

  • Be friendly and welcoming to patients
  • Be reliable, flexible, trustworthy and a hard-working team player

Desired qualifications

GCSEs or equivalent in maths and English of a grade C/4 or higher

Future prospects


Things to consider

Covid-19 considerations:

All PPE is provided to ensure the safety of all of our staff!

All current practice staff have had both Covid-19 vaccinations

Temperature checks completed and facial coverings on all staff members and patients

Hepatitis B vaccination required

About the employer

Well-established, friendly mixed Private and NHS practice


Orchard House Dental Practice



South Eden Park Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bromley College of Further & Higher Education


sophie Carpenter 0203 9544965

  • Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in English and maths (Level 2)

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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