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Dental nurse apprenticeship

Job description
As an apprentice dental nurse, you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care, so you need to be unflappable under pressure and able to put people at ease

You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career. Your daily activities could include:

sterilising instruments

updating patient records

maintaining equipment

preparing instruments and materials for various treatments

being responsible for infection control in the dental surgery

During your Apprenticeship you’ll develop the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments

Entry requirements

Must Have English, Maths and Combined Science Grade C or above.

Skills required

Hard working


Good communication skills

Ability to cope well under pressure

Personal qualities

Have a 'can do' approach

Must be a team player

Must have an outgoing personality, as you will be interacting with patients

Qualifications taken

There is something else to smile about; upon successful completion of this apprenticeship you will have gained a City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing that is recognised by the General Dental Council, along with Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths.

Employer description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to join a dental practice, based in Sheffield. We are a very busy dental practice with a great team of dedicated dental professionals all striving to deliver excellent patient care.  This practice is part of The Hanji Group and offers a lot of support and incentives for Employees across the board. Really good prospects for advanced training No experience is necessary as full training will be provided.

What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of the apprenticeship.
Parkhill Dental Surgery
£149 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
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