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Apprentice Dental Nurse Trust Dental

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated person to join our team as an apprentice dental nurse. The role will include chairside support when treating patients, supporting patients during treatment and other relevant duties around the practice.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    There is an annual discretionary bonus scheme up to a 13 month salary

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08.30am to 5.30pm with a one hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join us as an apprentice Dental Nurse undergoing training with Yeovil College and leading to registration with the General Dental Council.

A dental nursing role includes:

  • Providing chairside support for dentists and dental hygienists in treating patients
  • Providing support to patients undergoing treatment
  • Undertaking disinfection and decontamination of the dental surgery environment, instruments and equipment
  • Working in a team with other dental nurses and practice staff to ensure smooth running of the surgery
  • Facilitating the booking of appointments either within surgeries or by liaison with receptionists
  • Covering reception duties where this might be necessary
  • Engaging in team training and development

TRUST Dental is a rapidly expanding dental practice offering the full range of treatments from dental implants to Invisalign and the successful apprentice will have comprehensive training in all the disciplines of dentistry to a high level, as well as using the latest digital technology.

Visiting our website will allow you an insight of what we are about.

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

Dental nurse (integrated) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

1 day a week - Yeovil College attendance.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Registration as a Dental Nurse with the General Dental Council (GDC)

Further progression may well be available in other areas within our sector, upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Enthusiastic, Willing to learn, Good Time Keeper, Honest, Motivated, Has Empathy


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

We are looking for someone who is well organised, has good attention to detail and the high standards of hygiene that are required within the Dental sector.

About the employer

We are a technologically advanced dental practice offering patients our vision of enabling them to attain a comfortable mouth with a confident smile treated in a caring environment with high quality, cost effective dentistry, our '4Cs' vision. We have a culture of mutual respect for all team members creating a positive environment to allow our team members to develop and grow professionally.


Trust Dental




BA16 0EQ

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Training provider



Wendy Jenkins

01935 845392

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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