Dental Specialty Training posts NHS England working across the North West

Dental ARCPs  2024

All ARCPS, that are not part of a national or regional process will be held 2 September 2024.


Oral Medicine/DMFR and Oral Pathology will be a national process, details will be confirmed by national panels.



Dental Specialty Training

These posts are advertised via Oriel when they become vacant. Appointment is by competitive interview and a clinical competency assessment and the structure and content of the posts will comply with the relevant SAC recommendations and the “Dental Gold Guide” 

The Dental Gold Guide and accompanying forms can be accessed on the COPDEND WEBSITE


Vacancies 2024

Oral Maxillofacial Radiology

Dental Public health

Oral Medicine - Manchester

Oral Surgery - Bolton

Oral Surgery - Manchester (MFT)

Oral Surgery - Blackpool

Orthodontics ST1 Run Through - Liverpool 

Orthodontics ST1 Run Through - Manchester and Salford 

Orthodontics ST1 Run Through - Manchester and Blackburn

Orthodontics ST4 - Liverpool/Wales

Paediatric Dentistry ST1 - Liverpool - Post 1

Paediatric Dentistry ST1 - Liverpool - Post 2

Paediatric Dentistry ST4 - Liverpool 

Restorative Dentistry - Liverpool

Special Care Dentistry - Manchester/Community 

Special Care Dentistry - Lancashire  




These posts are annually assessed using the ACRP process.  Trainee online e-portfolio:

The following dental specialty training is currently undertaken in HEE NW:


  •       Dental Public Health
  •       Dental Radiology
  •       Endodontics
  •       Oral Medicine
  •       Orthodontics
  •       Oral Pathology
  •       Oral Surgery
  •       Paediatric Dentistry
  •       Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics (part-time four year self-funded posts)
  •       Restorative Dentistry and monospecs
  •       Special Care Dentistry 


Period of Grace

Trainee who wish to take a period of grace must complete the: Period of Grace Intent Form


Useful Links


Dental Specialty Recruitment:


HEE NW Dental Specialty Contacts