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Apprentice Dental Nurse Prestbury Road Dental Practice

This full-time position is well suited to an individual that is looking to advance in a Dental career and gain direct experience in a thriving and supportive workplace. In Practice you will work closely with the Dentist assisting in surgery, as well as having sterilisation, decontamination and clinical duties, as well as possible reception cover.

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Closing date: 10 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The employer has asked that you do not contact them directly. Doing so could jeopardise your application.

Duties will include:

  • Preparing surgery/materials/instruments for each patient
  • Following decontamination/sterilising protocols
  • Safe disposal of clinical waste
  • Processing/assisting with dental radiographs
  • Updating medical histories
  • Following all practice policies and procedures
  • Obeying all dental ethical guidelines including all rules on confidentiality

Our course provider Dentrain Professionals Ltd offer the City and Guilds accredited Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing Apprenticeship. For more information please see their website:

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT literate
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

Desirable qualities for this job role are:

  • Kind
  • Hardworking
  • Passionate about working with a range of people
  • Personally well presented
  • Eager to learn
  • Committed
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-D/9-3 (or equivalent) in English Language and / or English Literature and maths are essential.

Future prospects

Upon completion of this apprenticeship the apprentice can register with the General Dental Council as a qualified Dental Nurse.

Things to consider

The employer has asked that you do not contact them directly. Doing so could jeopardise your application.

Access to a computer/laptop and the internet is essential

To enable us to consider your application can you please send your FULL CV, ensuring it contains all of the following details:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Address including postcode
  • Contact telephone number
  • Email address
  • Education history - including dates and qualifications obtained (maths / English GCSE results required)
  • Details of previous employment including roles and responsibilities / extra curriculum activities
  • A personal statement about yourself
  • Cover letter/statement of why you wish to become a Dental Nurse

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NB**Failure to provide these details will result in your application for the above post not being processed.

Exams are held at Dentrain Professionals, 22 Bridge Street, BOLTON BL1 2EA.

About the employer

We aim to provide the highest quality of personal dental care for patients in a friendly, clean, comfortable and enjoyable environment. Our philosophy is to operate a Practice which combines the latest digital equipment and highest quality materials with the traditional value of patient-centered care.


Our commitment to you is to provide a personal bespoke service that is responsive, flexible and quality oriented.


Prestbury Road Dental Practice



Prestbury Road


SK10 1AU

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Dentrain Professional Ltd


Pam Clare 01204 528652

Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard lasting 24 months which includes:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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