Apprentice Dental Nurse


This is a fantastic apprenticeship opportunity to progress into an exciting dental career.

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

32 hours Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5pm

Apprenticeship duration

20 months

Possible start date

01 May 2017

Date posted

10 May 2016

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

Histon Dental Surgery is looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to work alongside the dentist.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting in the provision and delivery of dental care to patients
  • Reception duties and decontamination/sterilising in the surgery.

In-house training will be given by an experienced team and the Apprenticeship qualification will be provided in the workplace.
The ideal candidate will have grade C’s GCSE or above in English and Maths. They must be organised, with good communication skills, be computer literate, keen to learn, be of smart and professional appearance at all times and have a positive attitude.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The successful candidate must be reliable, organised, with good communication skills, computer literate, and keen to learn.
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times.

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English Grade C and above (or equivalent)

All grades disclosed will be checked on your Personal Learning Record before you application is submitted to the Dental Practice.

Future prospects

There are good career progression opportunities – Hygienist & Practice Management for the right person.

Things to consider

You will be required to have a Hepatitis B injection and pass a DBS check .

About the employer

Histon Dental Surgery has been open since 2013. It has recently been refurbished and has a family oriented feel. The practice offers General Dentistry and holds an NHS contract.




66 Station Road



CB24 9LF

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Training provider

  • Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths- if required
  • Awarding Personal Learning and Thinking Skills in Health
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality and Diversity
  • First Aid at Work.

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Dental Nursing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Anderson Stockley Accredited Training Ltd


David Larkins

Other information

From October 1st 2015 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2017