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Apprentice Dental Nurse Daventry Dental Care

This is a fantastic opportunity to progress into an exciting dental career in a busy dental practice which is looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to work alongside the dental team. You will work towards a Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 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

    Days and hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Daventry Dental Practice are looking to recruit a hardworking, reliable, and enthusiastic person who wants to develop a career in dental nursing. 

We are a friendly and well-established practice in Daventry, Northamptonshire and are looking for someone to join our growing team. 

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

Duties will include assisting in the provision and delivery of dental care to patients, reception duties and decontamination/sterilising in the surgery.

As a dental nurse your duties would include:

  • Providing chair side 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

  • Have good communication skills
  • Computer literate

Personal qualities

  • Our ideal candidate would have a professional approach with a mature and hardworking attitude
  • They would provide excellent patient care and show commitment to their work
  • Reliable
  • Organised
  • Keen to learn

You must always be of a smart and professional appearance, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude.

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Qualification will be checked before your application is submitted to the employer.

An initial assessment for maths and 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 setting.

Applicants are required to live in an approximate 5-mile radius of the practice/or have their own transport.

About the employer

The practice was established in 1985 and it was the first practice in Daventry. We provide both NHS and private general treatment. Additionally, we offer services that include orthodontics (Fast Braces, 6 months smile), sedation, Botox, zoom whitening and dermal fillers and implants.


Daventry Dental Care


1st Floor


Sheaf Street


NN11 4AB

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Training provider


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


Henry Smith 01604 871340

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and maths, if required
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality and Diversity
  • First Aid at Work

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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