Dental Nurse Apprentice

Devonshire Park Dental Centre

A Birkenhead based Dental Practice are looking for a hardworking, outgoing and motivated person to join their friendly team. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to start their career as a Dental Nurse, full training will be given.

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Weekly wage


Total hours per week

38.25 hours

Expected duration

20 months

Possible start date

22 Mar 2021


Duties will include:

  • Assisting the dentists with suction, retraction, manipulation of air and water syringes, passing instruments and mixing/passing materials
  • Ensuring all lab work is checked and available prior to patient’s arrival
  • Developing and filing x-rays
  • Cleaning and sterilising instruments
  • Greeting and caring for patients
  • Maintaining a clean environment during surgery
  • Carrying out reception and administration tasks

Working week

Monday - Friday (Times to be confirmed)

38.25 hour per week

Date posted

19 Feb 2021

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise tasks
  • Good problem solving skills and ability to use your own initiative


GCSEs at grades A*-C / 9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Personal Qualities

  • Have a keen interest in starting a career in Dental Nursing
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Well presented, polite.
  • Punctual, trustworthy and hardworking
  • Honest
  • Adaptable

Future Prospects

When you've successfully completed your apprenticeship you may be given the opportunity to continue in your role or progress onto an alternative support role within the company where you'll receive full training and support. 

About the employer

Devonshire Park Dentre Centre, is an NHS Dental Practice based in Birkenhead.


Devonshire Park Dental Centre


Greenway Road
CH42 7LX

Training provider

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • City and Guilds accredited Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Training framework

Dental nurse

Training provider



Leanne King

07474 201034

Application instructions

Application closing date: 12 Mar 2021

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