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Apprentice Dental Nurse

Sutton Aesthetic Dentistry
A great opportunity for an apprentice Dental nurse to take full advantage of gaining experience in two practices, (one NHS and one private), you will work to a nationally recognised qualification leading to registration with the General Dental council.

Sutton Aesthetic Dentistry - Employer

Dr Afzal has two surgeries a few miles apart. One surgery has an NHS contract the other is a Private practice. As an employee they would experience cosmetic dentistry i.e. Implants, orthodontics, and general dentistry. This would be provide them with a wealth of knowledge and boost their burgeoning career.



18 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 140.60
Sutton Coldfield
Sutton Aesthetic Dentistry

Detailed Job Description

Tasks to be carried out under strict supervision:

  • Chairside support procedures
  • The manipulation and application of dental materials across a range of dental treatments
  • Obtaining the knowledge of and the ability to use a wide range of dental instruments and equipment relevant to dental procedures
  • Decontamination and preparation of treatment rooms for a range of dental procedures
  • Decontamination of dental devices using appropriate practice decontamination equipment after receiving the necessary vaccinations
  • Decontamination equipment maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
  • Waste segregation and disposal in accordance with practice policies and procedures
  • Use of the practice computer system and x-ray systems
  • Completion of laboratory request forms and keeping records of all items sent, received and fitted
  • Checking that all necessary laboratory work is returned and ready for each session
  • Providing patient support in the form of reception duties, monitoring, supporting a reassuring the patient in surgery
  • Promoting and maintaining patient confidentiality in relation to patient medical history, details of treatment, financial transactions or any conversation overheard

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

GCSE’s preferably English, Mathematics and science

Skills required

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to listen and act appropriately upon instruction
  • Reliable
  • willing to learn new skills

Personal Qualities

  • Empathy
  • Kindness
  • Reliable

What does a typical placement look like

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to listen and act appropriately upon instruction
  • Reliable
  • willing to learn new skills

What you should wear

GCSE’s preferably English, Mathematics and science

Future prospects

Good future prospects on completion of the apprenticeship

Additional Information

Training provided

Dental Nursing level 3

Functional skills Maths level 2 (if applicable)

Functional skills English level 2 (if applicable)

Can you travel to this location: Mere Green Dental Care, 5 Mere Green road, Sutton Coldfield B75 5BL

Progress to Excellence Ltd - Learning Provider

Progress to Excellence Ltd is a national training provider offering apprenticeships and commercial training throughout England. They offer qualifications in sectors including childcare, dental nursing, health and social care, customer service and business administration. Progress to Excellence Ltd is an Ofsted graded 'Good' training provider who works with over 1,000 employers and 3,000 learners. 

For more information about this vacancy please contact Progress to Excellence Ltd on 0151 650 6933 or email: (Ref ID:93008)
Progress to Excellence Ltd

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