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Apprentice Dental Nurse Laurel Villa Dental Surgery

A fantastic opportunity for an apprentice dental nurse to join Laurel Villa Dentals friendly and hard-working dental team. Providing a high standard of dental care to over 16,000 patients, you will be responsible greeting patients, charting and collating information during their appointments and mixing specialist materials for moulds,

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Closing date: 28 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly 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 - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00, with 1 day in college.

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    2 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an Apprentice Dental Nurse, you learn all aspects of dental nursing to make you successful including:

  • Greeting the patients, making sure they are settled and ready for their appointment
  • Making sure the dentist has the correct instruments prepared ahead of the patient appointment, including preparing and maintaining the instruments
  • Charting and collating key dental information during the appointment
  • Mixing specialist materials to make moulds for teeth impressions
  • Understanding how a dentist performs and how you can best drive efficiency and help the performance of the practice
  • Give appropriate oral and general health advice to patients
  • Keeping the surgery clean and tidy and managing infection control
  • Follow all Covid protocols

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent timekeeping skills

Personal qualities

  • Approachable
  • Team player
  • Confident
  • ==
  • Motivated
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Possibility of a permanent position at the practice upon completion.

About the employer

Laurel Villa has been established as a dental surgery for over 40 years. The practice continues to provide quality dental care to all age groups.

We offer all aspects of NHS dental treatment as well as a wide range of private options.

Our main aim is to give our patients the best experience possible in a relaxed and friendly environment.


Laurel Villa Dental Surgery



Prescot Road

St. Helens

WA10 3HG

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by St Helens College


Jemima Cox

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Maths and English Functional Skills (If needed) 

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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