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Apprentice Dental Nurse Rossington Dental Practice

Rossington Dental Practice are looking for an apprentice dental nurse. As a Dental practice we are committed to providing high quality dental care with the NHS to provide a diverse range of dental treatments and services.

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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 40 hours 8.30-5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The dental nurse plays an important role within the team and reports to the senior Dental Nurses, Practice Manager and the Dentists.

The role is to assist the dentist with all clinical aspects within the surgery as well as supporting the other team members.

They should adopt proficient surgery procedures, ensuring the best utilisation of surgery time.

Greet and care for all patients within your care in a polite and courteous manner at all times, providing excellent patient care, maintain excellent standards of cross infection control in all clinical areas, decontamination of instruments, equipment and materials.

Adhering at all times to the systems and protocols in line with company strategy, goals and values.

Always be aware of patient confidentiality and data (health history) protection.

Duties will include:

Assist patient into surgery, settle them in the chair and prepare them for treatment.

Provide patient with personal protective equipment.

Produce instruments and materials as necessary during treatment.

Provide chairside assistance during all dental procedures, charting of teeth and restorations.

Ensure all lab work is checked and available prior to patient’s arrival.

Develop, file, mount and log all x-rays, whilst adhering to the relevant safety procedures.

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

Apprentice Standard Dental Nurse Level 3

One day a week will be in college or online learning

Training is provided by Sheffield College


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Sustained employment for the committed and successful candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent 4x GCSE including English Language and Maths (Grade GCSE A*-C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Double Science (Grade 4/C or L2 Equivalent) Essential

About the employer

Rossington Dental Practice


Rossington Dental Practice


105 Gattison Lane

New Rossington


DN11 0NS

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Training provider




Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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