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Apprentice Dental Nurse One80 Dental

You will assist the dental surgeons in the delivery of general & specialist dental treatments. You will be an integral part of the team and as such should be an extremely well-organised, motivated & hardworking individual working both independently and as part of a team. You will also be required to assist with our hygienist appointments.

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Closing date: 02 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    16 – 17 years - £6.50 p/h, or £13,520 p/a 18 – 20 years - £8.00 p/h, or £16,640 p/a 21 + years - £9.00 p/h, or £18,720 p/a

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8:00 start - 16:30 Friday 08:00- 15:30 One late required per week 9:30 – 19:00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Maintain patient records
  • Keep all clinical areas, decontamination area & all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as appropriate
  • Provide chair-side assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients
  • Assist in computer system administration
  • Complete laboratory request forms, keep records of work sent, received and fitted
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery
  • Liaise with reception & other staff members

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Dental Nurse (integrated) Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.
As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career progression is fully qualified dental nurse at a fully private practice, with scope to continue their CPD with additional courses in radiography, OHI, dental implant nursing or orthodontic nursing – depending on interests and aptitudes. Eventual progression to lead or senior nurse with additional non-clinical duties such as first line management of the nursing team, and clinical-related administration and compliance responsibilities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Patience


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

About the employer

Located on the outskirts of Sheffield, close to the Derbyshire Peak District, we are a practice who pride themselves on our professional approach and friendly atmosphere. For more than 20 years we have been helping our patients achieve exceptional results. The team are dedicated to making sure that our patients understand what is happening before, during and after their dental treatments and strive to make sure that they leave with a happy and confident smile.


One80 Dental




S17 4DS

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Training provider



Hannah Donald

01246 500500

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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