Level 3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship – Summertown Dental and Implants

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

We have a good group of dental nurses and a good management team.
At Summertown Dental we’re here to deliver exceptional dental care, good oral health and a smile you’ll be proud of. Your dentistry will be delivered by skilled professionals in a calm, relaxed and clean environment; just one reason why so many of our new patients come on the recommendation of their friends and family.
We offer a full range of dental treatments from routine care and hygiene cleans to cosmetically enhancing treatments and smile makeovers for patients looking to improve their smile. Also specialised treatment such as dental implants, orthodontics and root canal treatment. All treatment options will be discussed in depth with you, and tailored to meet your needs.

Additional information



GCSE Maths and English grades 4-9 (A-C) or equivalent essential.

Skill requirements

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • 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

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.