Dental Nursing Apprenticeship DR MOHAMMED ASHFAQ QURAISHI

Denmark Street Dental Practice are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join their team as an apprentice Dental Nurse. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing. You will be maintaining dental operating equipment, you will also be taking responsibility for the decontamination of instrument.

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Closing date: 30 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Starting at £5.28, Rises to £7.63 upon completion of probation at 6 months Increases again upon qualification Birthday given off each year and accrual of additional holiday for each year's service completed.

    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 Saturday. 1 hour per full day for lunch unpaid (including placement hours).

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Taking responsibility for the decontamination of instrument
  • Maintaining dental operating equipment
  • Ensuring that all relevant materials and supplies are in place
  • Looking after patient records – including making notes when the dentist is examining a patient
  • Working on reception, handling calls, triaging patients, administrative duties
  • Working closely with the dentist, responding quickly to requests and generally keeping the surgery ready for us
  • Working closely with patients

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard
  • 1 day per week training in Newcastle 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Nurse pathway to progression upon qualification to develop skills to further qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Denmark Street Dental Practice is one of the North East's leading dental practices for dental implants, periodontal treatment, endodontics and prosthodontic treatment. All of our clinicians have years of experience in their chosen fields and this, along with excellent communication skills and a highly skilled reception and nursing team, means you are in safe hands.




2 Denmak Street


Tyne and Wear


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Karen Vincent

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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