Level 3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship – Charlbury Dental Practice

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. You will need to remain calm under pressure and able to put people at ease. You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.

Your daily activities could include:-

  • Assisting the dentist with providing treatments to patients
  • Patient 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
  • During your apprenticeship you will development the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments.

Employer information

Charlbury Dental Practice is a caring, modern, state-of-the-art family-friendly dental practice located in the town of Charlbury, in the heart of the Cotswolds in Oxfordshire.
We have been providing high-quality dentistry, with outstanding continuity of care and treatment to the local community since 1978.
The practice has earned a reputation for professional dental care and patient wellbeing in a relaxed and friendly environment. In fact, most of our new patients register with us by personal recommendation.
All our patients are uniquely different, so we always take the time to listen to your requirements and understand your concerns. Guiding you through your personalised treatment plan, we always endeavour to achieve the highest standards of care, tailored to your individual needs.

Additional information



GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English are essential.

Skill requirements

  • Communication skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Organisation 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 advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying. If you are using public transport, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular and reliable service is available. For Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B and a clear enhanced DBS.