Apprentice Dental Nurse

Dental Surgery

An NHS dental practice offering routine NHS treatments based in Walton are looking for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join their friendly team. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has a keen interest in the dental sector. Full training will be given.

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Weekly wage


Total hours per week

37.5 hours

Expected duration

20 months

Possible start date

01 May 2021


  • 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 the 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
  • This is just a sample of some of the things you might be doing

Working week

Monday - Friday (Shifts to be confirmed)

37.5 hour per week

Date posted

07 Apr 2021

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Clear and concise written skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem solving skills


Minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalents including Maths and English.

Personal Qualities

  • Willingness to be trained and developed
  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Well presented, polite and well spoken
  • Punctual
  • Trustworthy
  • Hardworking
  • Honest
  • Adaptable

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

Busy NHS practice looking to recruit an apprentice dental nurse to work alongside the principle dentist.


Hale Road
L4 3RL

Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing 
  • Functional skills where required

Training framework

Dental nurse

Training provider



Leanne King

07474 201034

Application instructions

Application closing date: 23 Apr 2021

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