Dental Nurse Apprentice THE TREATMENT CENTRE LTD

The Treatment Centre are offering an exciting opportunity to join their team as an Apprentice Dental Nurse. This is a great opportunity to gain an insight into the industry and develop new skills. The role involves setting up the surgery. Greeting patients. Maintaining high standards of hygiene.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,749.02 to £21,213.04

    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 Thursday – 8:10am – 5:00pm ( 1 hour lunch ) Friday – 8:10am – 4:30pm ( 1 hour lunch )

    Total hours per week: 39.15

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties include but not limited to:

  • 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
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
  • You will be required to attend Cornwall College Camborne or Cornwall College St Austell on a weekly basis as part of the apprenticeship training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there may be the opportunity for further training and development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Patience, Punctual, Proactive


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

Things to consider

There is no onsite parking so the applicant will need to consider parking.

About the employer

We are a modern well established independent practice located in Truro 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. Excellent career opportunities








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Training provider




01209 616422

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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