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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Elbow Lane Dental Practice

A cosmetic dental practice based in Formby who are looking to expand their supportive team by recruiting an enthusiastic dental nurse apprentice. This opportunity will provide the successful person with knowledge, skills, and behaviours to develop a career in the dental sector. Full training will be provided.

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Closing date: 06 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    Monday - Friday, Shift work

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Assisting the dentists with suction, retraction, manipulation of air and water syringes, passing instruments and mixing/passing materials.
  • Ensuring all lab work is checked and available prior to the patient’s arrival.
  • Developing and filing x-rays
  • Cleaning and sterilising instruments
  • Greeting and caring for patients
  • Maintaining a clean environment during surgery
  • Carrying out reception and administration tasks

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The successful candidate will be working towards a Dental Nursing Level 3 Qualification with The Learning Foundry. You will be meet with your dedicated assessor every month and there will also be a range of mandatory online workshops to attend,  You may also be required to attend additional training sessions at our Liverpool City Centre campus.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of permanent employment but this will depend on the individual. This opportunity will provide the right person with excellent knowledge, skills and behaviours for future employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 C) Essential

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the industry and job role exposure, the successful candidate will be required to have all relevant Hepatitis B injections.

About the employer

We are a team of friendly, committed professionals aiming to provide the highest standards of dentistry for all our patients, both young and old. Our newly appointed surgeries and waiting areas provide a comfortable environment. All aspects of dental care can be provided here at Elbow Lane Dental Care. Our dentists are trained in Advanced Restorative dentistry, Implant Dentistry, and Orthodontics.


Elbow Lane Dental Practice





L37 4AB

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Training provider



Jacob Evans

0300 123 8088

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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