Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Level 3 – Leigh Dental Centre

Job description

During the Dental Nurse Apprenticeship you will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to become a qualified dental nurse and have a successful career in dental nursing.

Your daily activities could include:

  • Assisting the dentist in providing safe and effective treatments to patients, from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments
  • Proving patients with a high level of care
  • Setting up and cleaning surgery
  • Sterilising instruments
  • Updating patient records
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • Adhering to practice policies and procedures

Paying National Minimum Wage for Age

Employer information

Leigh Dental Centre deliver premium dental care in the heart of Southend on Sea.  With a team of warm friendly receptionists, experienced and dental team, we have our patients at the heart of everything we do.  We offer all round dentistry, including Invisalign, Implants, Hygiene appointments and teeth whitening.  

We now have an opportunity for a trainee dental nurse to join the team and complete the level 3 dental nurse apprenticeship.  We will provide extensive support, a friendly team and excellent working conditions. 

Additional information



GCSE Maths and English grade 4-9 or equivalent are essential.

Skill requirements

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Team working
Possibility of ongoing employment and further development following completion of the dental nursing qualification.
Training provided

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

End-Point Assessment (EPA)

On the job training

We utilise a Virtual Reality Headset as a training tool

If you are using public transport to get to this employer, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available. It is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear, enhanced DBS.