Apprentice Dental Nurse MILNE SPENCER & HARRIS LLP

You will be joining a welcoming and friendly team and working with dentists who provide a mix of treatments. Your training will be fully funded and you will be supported by the practice. We offer flexible working, free onsite parking, uniform is provided & no weekend work.

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Closing date: 05 Jun 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 to Friday, 8:45am to 17:15pm, Possibly working earlier and later on some days

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Day to day tasks you could be doing:

  • Assisting the dentist in clinical procedures, providing chairside assistance.
  • Keeping high standards of infection control whilst following practice policy and procedure.
  • Preparing instruments for use.
  • Monitor stock levels for all materials.
  • Sterilising Dental equipment according practice procedures.
  • Handling lab work and arranging deliveries.

The training you will be getting

  • An opportunity to complete Functional Skills in maths and English if required 
  • Gain a Level 3 General Dental Council qualification in the industry
  • A mixture of online training and face-to-face training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The possibility to become a permanent member of staff and to progress with further post qualifications.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Check where the employer is base before applying. Make sure you can easily travel to the location by checking local bus & train routes.

About the employer

Milne Spencer & Harris are an NHS Dental Practice who provide high quality dental care. Our practice has been serving patients for over 30 years, and we are committed to providing personalised and compassionate care to all of our patients. MSH offers a wide range of Dental treatments such as routine check-ups, scaling, fillings, and extractions, as well as more complex treatments such as root canals, tooth replacement and orthodontics.




Dental Surgery, King Edward Street



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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


Heart of Yorkshire Education Group

01924 789469

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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