Apprentice Dental Nurse

Ainsdale Dental Practice

A supportive dental practice based in Southport are looking for two new apprentices to join their team and become qualified Dental Nurses in the future. This role will also involve the development of reception skills delivering excellent customer service. Full training will be provided.

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Weekly wage


Total hours per week

38.3 hours

Expected duration

20 months

Possible start date

04 Jan 2021


Duties to include:

  • Assisting chairside in dental procedures
  • Decontamination of instruments and dental surgery
  • Cross infection control
  • Correct stock rotation within surgery
  • Developing patient relations to help keep patients at ease and feel welcome
  • Confidential record keeping
  • Reception duties including handling of cash and end of day cashing up
  • Team environmental cleaning and disposal of clinical waste
  • Keeping ahead of new procedures etc to enhance learning

Working week

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:20pm

38.3 hour per week

Date posted

20 Nov 2020

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship


2 available

Requirements and prospects


  • Ability to work as a team and follow instruction
  • Computer competence although software training will be given
  • Commitment to data protection and patient confidentiality
  • Excellent communication and people skills


GCSE English and maths at grade 4 / C or above or equivalent.

Personal Qualities

  • Politeness
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Organisation and punctuality
  • Excellent work ethic

Future Prospects

Possibility of permanent employment but this will depend on the individual. This opportunity will provide the right person with excellent knowledge, skills and behaviours for future employment.

About the employer

Ainsdale Dental Practice pride themselves in being able to offer the full range of treatment that are available on the NHS including dentures, crowns, bridges and veneers.

They are also pleased to be able to provide many Private treatment options such as white fillings and whitening.


Ainsdale Dental Practice


Liverpool Road

Training provider

  • NVQ Dental Nursing Level 3
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
  • Training sessions required at our campus on Renshaw Street (L1 2SA) 
  • End point assessment
  • Supported by a designated Apprenticeship Assessor

Training framework

Dental nurse

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by THE LEARNING FOUNDRY LIMITED


Steven Molyneux

0300 123 8088

Application instructions

Application closing date: 13 Dec 2020

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