Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Level 3 - Dental Partners St John's Dental Practice DENTAL PARTNERS TRADING LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to join Dental Partners; the ‘Best Place to Work’, in the St John's Dental Practice. Our ‘Best Place to Work’ ethos provides a supportive environment for all staff; we are passionate about building great teams who trust each other, work professionally, and take ownership for the success of the practice. 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.

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

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Closing date: 20 Oct 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

    Monday - Friday - hours to be determined.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Dentist by providing chairside support ensuring that the correct equipment and materials are available
  • Provide support and assistance to a wide array of patients, including those who are anxious or upset
  • Follow practice health and safety and infection control procedures
  • Keep the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and disinfected
  • Accurately complete patient clinical records as directed
  • Complete all clinical daily, weekly and monthly logs and checks
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery
  • Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records


  • Retail discounts and deals through our easy-to-use Best Place for Perks app
  • £50 birthday bonus
  • Uniform provided
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Annual leave that increases with each year of service
  • Automatic pay increase plus a bonus of £1000 upon successful completion of your course
  • A clear development pathway (and a policy to promote from within!)


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

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • On-the-job training
  • We utilise a Virtual Realty Headset as a training tool

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Working with us we can offer:

  • A clear company purpose committed to being the “Best Place to Work”
  • A highly supportive and experienced team including our longstanding clinicians
  • Peer on peer support from Regional Lead Nurses
  • An opportunity to give back via our Community & Charity initiatives
  • A varied role including reception cover Automatic
  • Pay Rise upon Completion

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

If you are using public transport to get to this employer, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available. It is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear, enhanced DBS.

About the employer

Dental Partners St John's Dental Practice has been serving the local community for many years from our convenient location on Ringhill Street, Dorchester. We offer high-quality private and NHS dentistry for the whole family and our services cover the spectrum of dentistry, from comprehensive hygiene and check-ups to restorative and cosmetic treatments. We are looking to take on an eager, enthusiatic apprentice to join our experienced nursing team and gain the qualifications to enjoy a rewarding career.




St John’s Dental Practice Inch Arran House Ringhill Street



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Oct 2023