ST3 Rheumatology Recruitment At A Glance

Welcome to ST3 Rheumatology Recruitment

Please scroll down the page or click on one of the links below to find out about ST3 Rheumatology recruitment and training in the North Western Deanery.


Recruitment Information | Recruitment Timetable | Programme Information | Employment Information

Next recruitment episode anticipated

February 2015

Recruitment Information

Specialty & Level (Type of Work)

ST3 Rheumatology

Anticipated Number of Vacancies

3 x ST3; 1 x LAT (6 months)

Fill Rate


Recruitment Round

Round 2, 2015

Type of Recruitment

National - Royal College of Physicians

Qualifications & Professional Registration Required

Click here to access the 2015 person specifications

Eligibility Criteria See here

Anticipated Start Date

August 2015

North Western Deanery Competition Ratios

See lead recruiter website

Contact Us

Pennine Recruitment Helpdesk 0161 604 5553

Application Process

See for details

Online Recruitment Portal

Recruitment Timetable



Advert appears

Wednesday 11th February 2015 

Apply from

From 10am UK time on Tuesday 17th February 2015 

Closing Date

 At 4pm UK time on Wednesday 11th March 2015



Invitations to Interview expected

March, April or May 2015 depending on interview date(s) 

Interview Date(s)

 Between 23rd March and 13th May 2015

Interview Location

Refer to lead recruiter’s website 

What to bring to interview

 Refer to lead recruiter’s website

Interview Expense Claim Forms

Expenses should be claimed from the lead recruiter. 

Offers from

By no later than Thursday 14th May 2015 

North Western Deanery Programme Information

Programme Details

Click here for North Western Deanery Programme details. The Royal College's Curriculum can be accessed here.

Role Description (or Job Description if available)

See programme details

Training Locations

Training locations include:

  • Furness General Hospital and Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Barrow, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Blackburn Hospital, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Royal Bolton Hospital, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Salford Royal, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
  • Macclesfield District General Hospital, East Cheshire NHS Trust
  • Manchester Royal Infirmary and Trafford General Hospital, Central Manchester Univeirsity Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • North Manchester General Hospital and Royal Oldham Hospital, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
  • Wrightington Hospital, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
  • Wythenshawe Hospital, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

Anticipated Duration of Programme

Usually 4 years, or 5 years with General (Internal) Medicine

Anticipated Outcome of Programme (subject to satisfactory progression)


See Gold Guide for further information

Expected Rotation Information

See North Western Deanery programme details

Sample Rotation

See North Western Deanery programme details

GMC Trainees' Survey link

2011 Rheumatology Trainees in the North Western Deanery

North Western Deanery Employment Information

North Western Deanery Employer

Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Salary Scale / Basic Pay

Refer to latest NHS Employers' M&D Pay Circular (Specialty Registrar - Full)

National Terms & Conditions

Junior Doctors' Terms & Conditions of Service

Travel and relocation expenses policy

Refer to paragraphs 277 - 308 in the Junior Doctors' Terms & Conditions of Service.

For Relocation Expenses, also see Pennine Lead Employer Policies' page

Other Policies & Guidance

Click here for Lead Employer policies.

Click here for Deanery policies.

Last reviewed: 8th April 2015