Apprentice Dental Nurse-County Road

We are looking for a hard working and outgoing person to join our Dental team. Experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given. Duties include chair side assistance, mixing materials, charting, ensuring the surgery is adequately stocked and assisting the dentist.

Working Week

Monday - Friday, shifts TBC by employer at interview.

Total hours per week: 37.50

Weekly Wage


Expected Apprenticeship Duration

20 months

Vacancy Description

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

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

Desired Skills

Good numeracy and literacy skills are an advantage

You must have good IT skills, as the patient records and appointment book are computer based, although training will be provided

You will be expected to be able to deal with any patient in a caring, professional and competent manner, so good interpersonal and customer service skills are essential

Experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

Personal Qualities

We are constantly dealing with the public and patients are often nervous, making a professional and caring manner essential to the role of Dental Nursing

We are a forward-thinking practice, and the successful candidate will need to be hardworking and willing to learn

Punctuality and reliability are essential to the smooth running of the practice

Good organisational skills are also required

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