Apprentice Dental Nurse

Laurel Villa Dental Surgery

A fantastic opportunity for an apprentice dental nurse to join Laurel Villa Dentals friendly and hard-working dental team. Providing a high standard of dental care to over 16,000 patients, you will be responsible greeting patients, charting and collating information during their appointments and mixing specialist materials for moulds,

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Weekly wage


Total hours per week

36 hours

Expected duration

18 months

Possible start date

31 Jan 2022


As an Apprentice Dental Nurse, you learn all aspects of dental nursing to make you successful including:

  • Greeting the patients, making sure they are settled and ready for their appointment
  • Making sure the dentist has the correct instruments prepared ahead of the patient appointment, including preparing and maintaining the instruments
  • Charting and collating key dental information during the appointment
  • Mixing specialist materials to make moulds for teeth impressions
  • Understanding how a dentist performs and how you can best drive efficiency and help the performance of the practice
  • Give appropriate oral and general health advice to patients
  • Keeping the surgery clean and tidy and managing infection control
  • Follow all Covid protocols

Working week

Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00, with 1 day in college.

36 hour per week

Date posted

14 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent timekeeping skills


GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Personal Qualities

  • Approachable
  • Team player
  • Confident
  • ==
  • Motivated
  • Reliable

Future Prospects

Possibility of a permanent position at the practice upon completion.

About the employer

Laurel Villa has been established as a dental surgery for over 40 years. The practice continues to provide quality dental care to all age groups.

We offer all aspects of NHS dental treatment as well as a wide range of private options.

Our main aim is to give our patients the best experience possible in a relaxed and friendly environment.


Laurel Villa Dental Surgery


Prescot Road
St. Helens
WA10 3HG

Training provider

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Maths and English Functional Skills (If needed) 

Training framework

Dental nurse (integrated)

Training provider



Jemima Cox

Application instructions

Application closing date: 28 Jan 2022

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