Apprentice Dental Nurse Level 3 Smiles Dental Practice

Do you have a caring nature and want a profession you can use for life, then becoming a qualified dental nurse could be just for you. This is a rare opportunity to join our busy and friendly dental practice and work towards a professional qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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

    Mondays and Thursdays 10.30am - 7.30pm. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9.00am - 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Apprentice Dental Nurse to work in a modern family friendly NHS dental practice. As a dental nurse your duties will include:

  • Assisting the dentist in performing dental procedures
  • Supporting and reassuring patients
  • In addition to providing chairside assistance to the dentist, all nurses spend time assisting at the reception desk
  • General administration work, including filing and maintaining patient records

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

  • Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (Level 2)
  • Practical training in surgery
  • Infection control, Health and Safety, Medical Emergencies, dental materials and anatomy training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Dental therapist or dental hygienist
  • Practice Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English, Mathematics & Science (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider


About the employer

Friendly, busy dental practice based in Biggin Hill, Kent. We have an excellent reputation and have trained many successful apprentices.


Smiles Dental Practice


196-198 MAIN ROAD



TN16 3BB


Shelly Tse

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please email covering letter and CV to Shelly Tse, Practice Manager at above email address.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2023