Level 3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship – St Raphaels Dental

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

Employer information

A team of experienced and friendly dental professionals, covering all aspects of dental care near Wigan. We take pride in the quality of our treatments and care, and offer everything from routine treatments such as fillings, crowns and root canal work, to more aesthetic treatments such at teeth whitening, composite bonding and short term orthodontics.

Working hours are
Monday-Wednesday 8.30am -5.30pm
Thursday 9am -7.30pm
Friday 8am -4pm

WAGE IS NMW FOR AGE STARTING AT £4.81 for 16-17 YEAR OLDS, £6.83 for 18-20 YEAR OLDS, £9.18 FOR 21-22 YEAR OLDS, £9.50 FOR 23+ YEAR OLDS

Additional information



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

Skill requirements

  • Communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
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 vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS.