Dental Nurse Apprenticeship – Hollingbourne, Kent

Dental Nurse Apprenticeship


Hollingbourne, Kent


Dental Nurse Apprenticeship

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and hardworking trainee dental nurse to join our team. Assisting other dental health professionals, providing chair side support and a high level of patient care.

This is a full time, Permanent apprenticeship position.

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Closing date: 25 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

Annual wage

£10,004.80 to £19,760.00

Salary Between: £5.00-£9.00 per hour

Wages explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Minimum Wage Rates

Working week

Between 8am -8pm
Day shift
Weekend availability

Total hours per week: 40.0

Expected duration

18 Months

Possible start date

01 Apr 2023

Date posted

23 Jan 2023


3.5 miles

Apprenticeship level


Level 3 (A level)

Reference number



3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be responsible for:

  • Greeting patients
  • Chairside assisting
  • Stocking surgery
  • Preparing the surgery prior to treatments
  • Charting and managing patient data
  • Mixing materials
  • Keeping surgery tidy and clean
  • Managing Infection prevention control
  • Booking patients appointments
  • Sterilisation and decontamination
  • Processing of radiographs
  • Being an apprentice means that you will have in house training as well as being placed on a level 3 diploma in dental nursing course, this course will enable you to register with the general dental council once you have successfully passed all components of the course.


What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Dental Nurse 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

With experience you could:

Move into a team leader, manager or dental practice manager position
serve in the armed forces as a dental nurse
become a dental hygienist or dental therapist with further training
become an orthodontic therapist to help dentists improve the look and position of patient's teeth

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Are you satisfied with the starting minimum apprenticeship wage?
Can you commit to 15-18 months duration of the program?

About the employer

We provide NHS services and also offer affordable private cosmetic treatments. Latest techniques and materials available. Most patients attend due to word of mouth and recommendation of others




Hollingbourne Road


SE24 9NB

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Training provider



Lynn Rojo

[email protected]

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)
Level 3 (A level)

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