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Dental nursing 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.

The dental nurse works within the dental team to provide oral health care for a patient. As a dental nurse, you will come into close contact with patients of all ages who may be anxious and in need of support and support and reassurance.

As a dental nurse you will have the following duties:

  • Good communication and a friendly manner are essential.
  • You are expected to assist the dentist in all aspects of patient care.
  • This will range from sterilising and preparing instruments, mixing materials and ensuring the patient is comfortable.
  • You may also assist the dentist with various procedures such as minor oral surgery.
  • During your training period, you gain clinical experience in all departments of the Dental Institute, including Restorative, Orthodontics, Minor Oral Surgery, Child Dental Health and Acute Dental Care.
  • You will be assessed in the clinical environment throughout your training to ensure you are competent in all aspects of your role as a Dental Nurse.

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.


Doncaster Dental Centre are looking to have the successful candidate start immediately. This vacancy advert will close as soon as the right candidate has been chosen.

Entry requirements
  • English and Maths GCSE A*-C or equivalent
Skills required
  • Genuine interest in doing a dental nurse apprenticeship
Personal qualities
  • Ambitious
  • Hard-working
  • Have a 'can do approach'
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board
Qualifications taken
  • Level 3 Dental Nurse standard
  • English and Maths Functional Skills if required
Employer description
Doncaster Dental Centre is a well-established practice. You will find a dedicated, well-motivated team of Professionals who value the service we offer to our patients. Our aim is to provide patients with high quality safe, effective and efficient dental care. We are prevention focused and committed to looking after the routine and general health of our patients. We offer both NHS and affordable private dental care and our patients can be assured that we aim to provide them with a comfortable and welcoming experience throughout.
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.
£240 per week
Working week
Monday to Friday
Start date
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