Dental Nurse Apprenticeship LIAM FERGUSON & IAN REAVELEY

Horizon Dental Clinic Monkseaton are seeking a hardworking Level 3 Dental Nurse to join their team. As an apprentice dental nurse, you will help out around the surgery cleaning instruments and customer care alongside some admin duties. You will be supporting patients, maintaining patient records & preparing equipment for dental surgery.

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Closing date: 06 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    5 days per week, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Nov 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, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

We pride ourselves in providing high quality care, with a holistic approach, to ensure our patients are happy and confident with their healthy smile.




2a Kenilworth Road


Tyne and Wear

NE25 8BE

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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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