Apprentice Dental Nurse Berners Dental Practice

An exciting opportunity to join our practice as an Apprentice Dental Nurse. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 3 Dental Nursing Diploma. We need an individual who is motivated, can demonstrate initiative and attention to detail and who is prepared to listen and learn

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Closing date: 26 Jul 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 8.30 to 5.30 Wednesdays till 6.30 and alternate Saturdays 9 till 2

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties may be varied from time to time under the direction of the Practice Manager daily duties will include:

o   Work closely with the dentist in a professional and appropriate manner

o   Provide chair side assistance during all dental procedures

o   Update computer records and taking notes

o   Cleaning surgeries to a high level, maintaining strict cross infection controls

o   Preparing instruments and materials during treatments

o   Assisting with Patient Chaperone

o   Carry out reception and administrative tasks where required

This is a great opportunity to join a highly experienced and well-respected team within the industry.

The training you will be getting

City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
City and Guilds Level 2 Functional Skills Maths
City and Guilds Level 2 Functional Skills English

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential Full-time Employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math's (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

We carry out all a full range of Denplan, Private and NHS dental treatment. Invisalign, Quick straight teeth, Boutique whitening, composite bonding, specialist root canal, hygienist appointments Emergency Dental Care.


Berners Dental Practice





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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

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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