Dental Nurse Apprentice Chapel Dental

Chapel Dental is offering an exciting opportunity for two reliable and self- motivated people to join their highly skilled team as Apprentice Dental Nurses. You will gain an insight into the industry and develop new skills, working towards becoming a registered Dental Nurse.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    Annual pay review. Once qualified, the GDC registration will be paid for by practice

    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, 8.15am - 5.15pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Daily duties will include:

  • Chair side dental nursing alongside the dentists and hygienists, including setting up and shutting down surgeries and decontamination areas
  • Maintaining a high level of cross infection control in line with HTM 01-05 guidelines
  • Assist with reception duties and perform other clerical duties if required
  • Work towards a nationally recognised qualification leading to the registration with the GDC
  • Follow all practice policies and procedures
  • Learn dental software system

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

  • You will be working towards a Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard
  • You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an apprenticeship advisor
  • You will be required to attend Cornwall College Camborne on a weekly basis as part of the apprenticeship training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • There will be opportunities to progress onto additional training and development following qualifying as a dental nurse
  • Training available to obtain qualifications in radiography / oral health education
  • Can further career by training to be a hygienist/therapist

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, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Reliable, Committed, Can Do Attitude, Self-motivated


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

About the employer

We are a modern, well established, independent practice located in Camborne dealing with NHS & Private patients. We have a fantastic, highly skilled team with a great mix of both long-standing and new employees to work alongside. We offer excellent career opportunities


Chapel Dental




TR14 8EF

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Training provider




01209 617826

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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