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Apprentice Dental Nurse Cambridge Street Dental Practice

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. You will work towards a Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 03 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Full time Monday - Friday: 09:30 - 17:30

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As dental nurse your duties would include:

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 

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

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

•ASA Training Ltd offer a flexible delivery of training which enables individuals to be able to learn at a convenient time to them. 

•Every learner will have access to online resources such as revision tools for the units in their specific qualification and practice exam questions for the learners to work through towards any exams. 

•ASAT Ltd believe the best way to deliver qualifications is through face-to-face learning, including a range of 1-2-1 assessment, revision and observation visits. 

Enrolements all year round

Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3
Functional Skills in English and maths, if required
20% off the job training


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are good career progression opportunities for example:

- Hygienist

- Head Dental Nurse 

- Practice Management 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

You will be required to have a Hepatitis B injection and pass a DBS check. References may be requested from either previous employer or education provider.

About the employer

At Cambridge Street Dental Practice we believe prevention is the best strategy when it comes to looking after the oral health of our patients. We have a calm and friendly approach and put you, the patient first. ​


Cambridge Street Dental Practice




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Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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