Purely Dental – Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Level 3

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

Time for a change or a new career!!
Due to continued growth, we have a fantastic opportunity for a trainee Dental Nurse to join our amazing team in our fast-growing private dental practice.
If you are passionate about building your career as a dental nurse, we would love to hear from you!
Purely Dental is a family-run practice providing general, cosmetic, orthodontic, and emergency dental care.
We pride ourselves on creating an environment where our team can look forward to coming to work and feel empowered to achieve their best. We provide a supportive and friendly environment and if you have the skills and attributes our team is looking for, we will help you develop further.

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
  • 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

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.