Dental Nurse Apprenticeship BNRV LIMITED

Greencroft Lodge Dental Practice 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 and preparing equipment for dental surgery.

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Closing date: 06 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 8.30am - 6.00pm, Tuesday 8.30am - 6.00pm, Wednesday 8.30am - 5.00pm, Thursday 8.30am - 6.00pm and Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm. Lunch is normally 1.00am - 2.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assisting the dentists and hygienist with clinical procedures
  • Sterilisation and performing cross infection control after each patient
  • Will learn reception skills and clerical duties. Will learn how to operate R4 clinical software
  • Ensure that the dental surgery operates efficiently with stock control
  • Training in medical emergencies and CPR
  • Setting up and preparing the dental surgery for clinical sessions

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, Customer care skills, Presentation 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

Greencroft Lodge Dental Practice, believe dentistry is an art delivered in a caring and relaxed atmosphere. With latest technology and techniques, we aim to promote oral health and provide the very best dental care.







NE39 1HX

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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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