Apprentice Dental Nurse

Apprentice Dental Nurse Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our team.


  • Assist dentists and dental care professionals in providing excellent dental care;
  • Provide chair side assistance in surgery by nursing for dental procedures, mixing dental materials and supporting the clinicians;
  • Be professional, reliable;
  • Helping and caring for patients;
  • Sterilising equipment correctly;
  • Helping in the running of the dental practice;
  • Accurately complete patient clinical records as directed;
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients;
  • Provide chairside assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment and materials is available;
  • Handle all substances in accordance with health and safety policies;
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery.


  • Ability to work well as part of a team as well as individually;
  • Pleasant and competent telephone manner;
  • Ability to prioritise workload;
  • Good IT and typing skills;
  • Ability to learn and teach new systems/equipment;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to adhere to and apply strict rules of confidentiality;
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately;
  • Maintain high standard of work at all times;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • To be flexible and a genuine willingness to undertake any tasks which could reasonably be expected of someone in this capacity;
  • Good organisational skills;
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.