Rivergreen Dental Practice – Level 3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship

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.

You 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

Additional information

Requirements

General

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
  • Customer care skills
  • Team working
Prospects
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

Considerations
If you are using public transport, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular and reliable service is available. In Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS.