Apprentice Dental Nurse Rudheath Dental Health Centre

Great opportunity to join our friendly established dental practice on an apprenticeship programme. Excellent practical training provided at the practice along with ongoing support. Assisting the dentist in providing safe and effective treatments to patients, from simple check-ups to treatments

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Closing date: 14 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 to Friday. 35.25 hours per week. Finish at 2pm on Fridays. Exact working pattern TBD.

    Total hours per week: 35.25

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting the dentist in providing safe and effective treatments to patients, from simple check-ups to treatments
  • Proving patients with a high level of care
  • Setting up and cleaning surgery
  • Sterilising instruments
  • Updating patient records
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • Adhering to practice policies and procedures

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

  • Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified additional courses are available if you require to progress your carer further.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

This is an exciting opportunity for someone eager to start a career in dental nursing. We are an established friendly dental practice based in Northwich. The role will involve providing chairside support to dental professionals and providing a high level of oral health care to patients. During the Dental Nurse Apprenticeship, you will receive ongoing support, development, and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to become a qualified dental nurse and have a successful career in dental nursing.


Rudheath Dental Health Centre






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Training provider



Tammy Timmins


Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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