Level 3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship – Museum Street Dental Surgery

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.

You 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

Long established, Museum Street Dental Practice is located within central Warrington and has been providing NHS Dental services to the local community and beyond for over 50 years.

We continue to provide the core of NHS dental treatments as well as now providing private and independent care options.

From dentures to dental implants and gum treatments to aesthetic tooth coloured fillings- we provide a full and comprehensive dental service.

At Museum Street Dental Practice we are committed to providing you, your family and loved ones with exceptional care, in a passionate and friendly atmosphere.

We believe that our patients deserve the best care, and go above and beyond to make sure you always feel at ease and welcomed. Whether you're coming in for a simple check up, or a more complex treatment, our dedicated team of dental practitioners have the skills and resources to manage your dental health needs.

Additional information



GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English are desirable. If you do not have these grades, you will be required to complete Functional Skills.

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

Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

End-Point Assessment (EPA)

On the job training (No college days)

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 Covid Vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS.