We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and hardworking trainee dental nurse to join our team. Assisting other dental health professionals, providing chair side support and a high level of patient care. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    Salary Between: £5.00-£9.00 per hour

    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

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Greeting patients
  • Chairside assisting
  • Stocking surgery
  • Preparing the surgery prior to treatments
  • Charting and managing patient data
  • Mixing materials
  • Keeping surgery tidy and clean
  • Managing Infection prevention control
  • Booking patients appointments
  • Sterilisation and decontamination
  • Processing of radiographs

Being an apprentice means that you will have in house training as well as being placed on a level 3 diploma in dental nursing course, this course will enable you to register with the general dental council once you have successfully passed all components of the course.

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

  • Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

With experience you could:

  • Move into a team leader, manager or dental practice manager position
  • Serve in the armed forces as a dental nurse
  • Become a dental hygienist or dental therapist with further training
  • Become an orthodontic therapist to help dentists improve the look and position of patient's teeth

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Are you satisfied with the starting minimum apprenticeship wage? Can you commit to 15-18 months duration of the program?

About the employer

We provide NHS services and also offer affordable private cosmetic treatments. Latest techniques and materials available. Most patients attend due to word of mouth and recommendation of others




Hollingbourne Road


SE24 9NB

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Training provider



Lynn Rojo

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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