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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.

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.

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 Maths and English

Entry requirements

Maths and English GCSE A*-C or equivalent.

Skills required

Have a 'can do approach'

Must be a teamplayer

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

Personal qualities

Willing to learn and take on new challenges

A quick learner who is willing to take things on board



Qualifications taken

Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing

Maths and English Functional Skills if required

Employer description
We are a popular family orientated practice in the heart of Rubery where we have been serving generations over the years. We pride our reputation, our patients have reviewed our services as excellent for quality and care. We have treated many nervous patients over the years.
Established over 30 years ago, at Rubery Dental Surgery we provide both NHS and Private dentistry and give the necessary support to our patients to ensure they have a healthy mouth. We are committed to providing the highest standard of care to you, our patients. Part of fulfilling this commitment is ensuring that we work in partnership with you, which helps us to understand and meet your specific needs. We offer a friendly and warm service with a personal sympathetic approach to treatments. All our dental staff are trained to the highest standard to give you the best possible care and fill you with confidence when you visit Rubery Dental Surgery. 
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.
Rubery Dental Practice
£117 per week
Working week
Monday - Thursday
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