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Apprentice Dental Nurse Woodford Green Dental Centre

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

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Monday 10:00 - 14:00 and 15:00 - 19:00, Tuesday 09:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:00, Wednesday 09:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:00, Thursday 09:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:00, Friday 08:30 - 12:30 and 13:30 - 16:00.

    Total hours per week: 34.50

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Assisting in the provision and delivery of dental care to patients, reception duties and decontamination/sterilising in the surgery
  • Providing chairside 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 as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organisation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Be computer literate

Personal qualities

  • Keen to learn, be of smart and professional appearance always and have a positive attitude
  • A reliable and enthusiastic person who wants to develop a career in dental nursing and can put the patient first 
  • Our ideal candidate would have a professional approach with a mature attitude and hardworking attitude 

Desired qualifications

  • English GCSE at grade 4/C or equivalent or higher preferred, but training can be delivered
  • Maths GCSE at grade 4/C or equivalent or higher preferred, but training can be delivered

Future prospects

Dental Care Professional/Dental Nurse.

Dental Hygienist.

Dental Practice Manager.

Things to consider

You will be required to have Hepatitis B vaccination and pass a DBS check.

References will be requested from either previous employers or education providers.

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

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About the employer

Woodford Green Dental Centre provide all manner of dental treatments and are open to patients Monday to Friday. With close by parking and public transport links and with ground level access, the practice provides quality dental care to the elderly and those with disabilities. 


Woodford Green Dental Centre



Snakes La East



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Training provider


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


Henry Smith 01604 871340

  • Dental Nurse Apprenticeship (integrated) to deliver knowledge skills and behaviours
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Functional skills level 2 maths
  • Functional skills level 2 English
  • 20% off-the-job training
  • End Point Assessment - Synoptic Assessment, Observation and Interview

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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