Dental Nurse Apprenticeship MR S VYAS

A fantastic opportunity is available to work and train towards becoming a fully qualified Dental Nurse at Glenfield Dental Practice. Are you looking for a career as a Dental nurse if so, this could be the opportunity for you. The role will include preparing materials for fillings, supporting and reassuring patients, and sterilising instruments.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm. Saturdays on a rota basis with time off in lieu.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The Apprentice Dental Nurse role will require you to support your colleagues in providing an excellent service to all our patients.

Your duties would typically include the following:

  • Assisting the Dentist chair side during clinical procedures.
  • Keeping the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy, and sterile.
  • Ensuring the best care and welfare of patients.
  • Accurately completing patient clinical records as directed.
  • Ensuring adequate stock of materials and other items within the surgery.
  • Ensuring computer/written records are accurately maintained and securely stored.
  • Liaising with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records.

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

Level 3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Standard.

Fortnightly day release college attendance required at Leicester College Freemans Park Campus throughout the course of the programme.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Treatment Co-ordinator
  • Oral Health Educator
  • NVQ Assessor
  • Senior Dental Nurse
  • Practice Manager
  • Specialist Nursing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Reliable, Punctual, Professional, Hard-working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 (A*-C) or L2 equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 (A*-C) or L2 equivalent) Essential

About the employer

Here at Glenfield Dental, our aim is to provide each individual patient with a pleasant dental experience in a modern, relaxing and welcoming environment. Your smile is one of your most important assets and is typically the first thing a person notices when they meet you. Every person’s smile is unique, which is why we tailor our treatments to suit you. Our range of treatments include Preventative Care, Hygiene Treatments, Teeth Whitening, Invisalign and more. We understand the importance of a smile, not just in terms of aesthetics but also in terms of oral health, and are committed to providing our patients with long-term dental care by promptly tending to immediate concerns and identifying any potential future ones. Therefore, whether your needs are straightforward or complex, we at Glenfield Dental have the solution for you.








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Training provider



Linda Barbour


Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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