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Apprentice Dental Nurse Regent Street Dental Practice

Excellent opportunity for working in a small, friendly, well established dental practice in the heart of Rugby town centre. The practice has a strong learning culture where team working and professional development is embedded in the organisation's philosophy. Postgraduate training is encouraged and many in-house courses provided.

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Closing date: 13 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday: 08.30am - 17.30pm with one hour unpaid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Assist dentist with dental procedures in surgery
  • Assist hygienist
  • Note taking - computer and/or paper form, updating patient records
  • Preparation of instruments and materials for various treatments
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Working as a team, offering support to fellow colleagues where needed
  • Decontamination/sterilization of instruments
  • General reception/administration duties
  • Follow strict infection control procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Good people skills - including the ability to work with children and difficult patients, treating others with respect
  • Excellent team player to support our current team
  • Good organisation skills
  • Computer literate

Personal qualities

  • Genuine interest in dental nursing and willingness to learn
  • Committed and motivated
  • Positive and confident attitude
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Professional and courteous
  • Reliable and flexible

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grade 9-4 (A*-C) in English and maths or equivalent qualifications

Future prospects

Apprenticeship offered with a view to long-term, full-time position on completion, if the practice is able to accommodate.

Pay will reflect training, experience and responsibility.

Things to consider

  • Wage review after 3 months
  • Advanced DBS check required - paid for by company
  • Hepatitis B Immunisation required (any costs will be reimbursed by the company)
  • Required to travel to college for study and complete all your coursework. Support available with coursework. - cost of college bus used to travel to Leamington college will be reimbursed to the learner

About the employer

Small, friendly but busy NHS Dental Practice based in the town centre of Rugby.


Regent Street Dental Practice



Regent Street


CV21 2PS

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Warwickshire College


Emma Rogers

Level 3 Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Dental Nurse (Standard):

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • One day per week in college for one academic year
  • Complete 12 workbooks and 4 online exams
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths (unless GCSE grade 4/C or above or equivalent has been achieved)
  • First Aid training (at college)
  • End Point Assessment of an observation and professional discussion after L3 Diploma achieved

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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