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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Synergy Dental Care Ltd

We are a busy independent, private dental practice based in Stoke-on-Trent. We are a forward-thinking progressive, growing business, that has created a working environment where our team feels appreciated and valued. We are one team where everyone is given the opportunity to develop and flourish.

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Closing date: 14 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday Friday 8.30am -5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    10 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role will include:

  • Preparation of the surgery and instruments prior to surgical session
  • Escorting client into surgery and preparing them for treatment
  • Providing chair-side assistance during all dental procedures
  • Managing the clinician's lab work, liaising with reception and dental labs as needed
  • Develop and file all x-rays in line with practices systems and protocols
  • Maintaining a clean environment before, during and after each surgical session
  • Cleaning and sterilising all instruments after each client, adhering to practices cross infection policy
  • Ensuring all clinical and hazardous waste is deposed of in the appropriate manner compliant with current medical regulations
  • Ensuring that all surgical equipment is maintained as per manufacturer's instructions and are cleaned appropriately
  • Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records
  • Attend and participate in practice meetings
  • Undergo training as may be required to develop skills and abilities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to provide excellent client care
  • Good Organisation skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure

Personal qualities

  • Excellent time keeping
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Honest and reliable
  • Able to use initiative
  • Caring attitude
  • Clean & presentable physical appearance
  • Hardworking and dedicated individual

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalents at grade 4/C or above (or equivalent) to in English and maths are essential.

Future prospects

We encourage further development within the team and to explore interests and passions to enhance knowledge and skills. Over the years many of our nurses have done additional training such as radiation and dental decontamination.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

We understand how important your teeth are to your health, your appearance and your self-confidence.

In our practice there are no one-size-fits-all solutions; our team of dental professionals spend time with each patient finding out what matters to you and customising treatments to meet your individual needs.

Our team genuinely love dentistry, interacting with our patients, and making a difference to the way you look and feel.


Synergy Dental Care Ltd



Tunstall Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd

  • Level 3 Dental Nurse Standard
  • Functional Skills if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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