Recruitment 2014

Recruitment Rounds | Overview of Rounds | Latest News

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We hope you will consider applying for specialty training with Health Education North West -  North Western (formerly the North Western Deanery). On the left hand side of this page, we have provided you with useful links or you can scroll down the page to find out which specialties are recruiting in rounds 1 and 2 as well as access the Latest News.

Good luck and we hope to see you soon!

NEW - There is a new defined route of entry to ST3 Emergency Medicine.  Please see here for further information and the ST3 Person Specification.

 

 

 

 


Recruitment Rounds

green bulletAcademic Clinical Fellowship Recruitment

green bulletNovember 2013 recruitment round - mainly CT/ST1 vacancies

green bulletFebruary 2014 recruitment round - mainly ST3 +  vacancies

Specialty

Level & Anticipated Number of Posts**

Recruitment Type

Recruitment Status

Critical Care Specialties

Anaesthesia

18 - 22

West Midlands Deanery - click here

Applications open February 3rd

Interview Date:

Tuesday 29th April 2014

Emergency Medicine

Up to 24

National - Yorkshire Deanery - click here

Applications open February 3rd

Intensive Care Medicine

 

Up to 12

National via West Midlands Deanery - click here

 

 

 

Applications open February 3rd

Run Through Specialties

Paediatrics

 

Up to 7

National via RCPCH - click here

 

Applications open February 3rd

 

 

 

 

Surgical Specialties

Cardiothoracic Surgery

 

Up to 3 x ST3

 

National via Wessex Deanery - click here

 

Interviews held on:

Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 February 2014

Venue:

Botley Park Hotel Golf and Spa, Winchester Road, Southampton, SO32 2UA

General Surgery

 

Up to 14 x ST3

National via KSS Deanery - click here

 

Applications open February 11th

Oral & Maxillo-facial Surgery (OMFS)

Up to 5 x ST3

National - Severn Deanery - click here

Interview Date:

14th February 2014

Venue:

Deanery House, BS16 1GW

Otolaryngology (ENT)

 

Up to 4 x ST3

National via Yorkshire Deanery - click here

 

Applications open February 3rd

 

 

 

 

Paediatric Surgery

 

Up to 2 x ST3

National via Yorkshire Deanery - click here

 

 

Applications open February 3rd

Plastic Surgery

Up to 4 x ST3

National - London Deanery - click here

 

Applications open February 3rd

Trauma and Orthopaedics

 

Up to 24 x ST3

National via Yorkshire Deanery - click here

Applications open February 3rd

Urology

 

Up to 7 x ST3

National via Yorkshire Deanery - click here

Applications open February 3rd

Vascular Surgery

 

Up to 2 x ST3

National via London Deanery - click here

 

 

Applications open February 25th

Psychiatry Specialties

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Up to 13 x ST4

National - North Western Deanery - click here

Applications open February 3rd

Old Age Psychiatry

Up to 8 x ST4

National - North Western Deanery - click here

 

Applications open February 3rd

General Adult Psychiatry

Up to 32 x ST4

National - North Western Deanery - click here

 

Applications open February 3rd

Forensic Psychiatry

Up to 6 x ST4

National - North Western Deanery - click here

 

Applications open February 3rd

Learning Disability

 

Up to 2 x ST4

National - North Western Deanery - click here

 

Applications open February 3rd

Medical Specialties 

Allergy

Up to 1 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th 

Acute (Internal) Medicine

Up to 11 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th

Interview Date:

Friday 9th May 2014

Cardiology

 

Up to 2 x ST3

National via RCP

 

Closed

Chemical Pathology - Metabolic Medicine

Up to 3 x ST3

National via East Midlands Deanery - click here

Applications open February 3rd

Clinical Oncology

Up to 6 x ST3

National via KSS Deanery - click here

Applications Open February 3rd

Dermatology

Up to 3 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th 

Interview Date:

23rd / 24th April  2014

Venue:

Manchester Conference Centre

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Up to 5 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th

Interview Date:

Wednesday 30th April 2014

Gastroenterology

Up to 6 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open Februray 11th 

Interview Date:

Monday 12th/Tuesday 13th May 2014

Genito-Urinary Medicine

Up to 2 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th

Geriatric Medicine

Up to 14 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th

Interview Date:

Wednesday 16th April 2014

Haematology

Up to 1 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th 

Immunology

Up to 2 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th

Infectious Diseases

 

Up to 2 x ST3

National via RCP

 

Applications open February 11th

Medical Oncology

Up to 4 x ST3

National via KSS Deanery - click here

Applications open February 3rd 2014

Neurology

Up to 4 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th

Occupational Medicine

 

 

Up to 2 x ST3

National via RCP

 

Applications open February 11th

Nuclear Medicine

 

Up to 1 x ST3

National via RCP

 

Applications open February 11th

Palliative Medicine

Up to 2 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th

Rehabilitation Medicine

Up to 2 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th

Renal Medicine

Up to 5 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th

Interview Date:

6th / 7th May 2014

Venue:

TBC 

Respiratory Medicine

Up to 9 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th

Rheumatology

Up to 1 x ST3

National via RCP

Applications open February 11th

Sports and Exercise Medicine

 

Up to 2 x ST3

National via RCP

 

Applications open February 11th

 

green bulletOther recruitment



green bulletProvisional Recruitment Timetable for 2014*


Provisional Timetable *

 Recruitment     Rounds     

 Anticipated Application Window

Anticpated Interviews & Offers

 Indicative Start Date

 Academic Clinical Fellowships recruitment

14th October - 11th November 2013

Interviews - Late November 2013 - 10th January 2014

Offers - from 13th January 2014

August 2014 - February 2015

Round 1 - we will advertise all CT1/ST1 posts and some higher posts in run through specialties.

12th November - 5th December 2013 2nd January - 4th March 2014 August - December 2014

Round 1 re-adverts - for any unfilled posts

18th March - 3rd April 2014, with adverts placed from 3rd March 2014 15th April - 15th May 2014 August - December 2014

Initial Round 2 - we will advertise most ST3+ posts for the first time

UPDATED 3rd February - 3rd March 2014 UPDATED 10th March - 22nd May 2014 August - December 2014

Further recruitment

Please note that it is likely that there will be further recruitment following the end of the initial Round 2. Some specialties are likely to be recruiting to posts with start dates of February or March 2015 and any such posts are likely to be advertised in August or September 2014. There may also be some ad-hoc vacancies or remaining unfilled posts to be advertised after June 2014. All 2014 vacancies will be posted on this website in due course.

 

* All dates are subject to change. Please keep an eye on this website for further information and updates.


green bulletLatest News

green bullet24th January 2014 - ST3 Emergency Medicine

 There is a new defined route of entry to ST3 Emergency Medicine.  Please see here for further information and the ST3 Person Specification.

green bullet10th October 2013 - National CT1 and ST4 Psychiatry Recruitment

Health Education England formally transferred the responsibility for national recruitment to Psychiatry at CT1 and ST4 levels from the Royal College of Psychiatrists to the North Western Deanery, Health Education North West with effect 1st October 2013.

This means that all CT1 and ST4 Psychiatry posts in England, Scotland and Wales starting from August 2014 onwards will be recruited to using the process coordinated by the North Western Deanery, Health Education North West.

Northern Ireland continues to operate its own recruitment process for psychiatry. For further details please visit the Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency website

The application window to apply for CT1 posts will open on Tuesday 12th November 2013 and the application window for ST4 posts will open on Wednesday 12th February 2014.

We are in the process of creating the National Psychiatry section of our website for 2014 recruitment and hope to launch it fully in early October 2013. In the meantime, if you have any queries, please feel free to contact nwd.psychiatryrecruitment@nw.hee.nhs.uk

green bullet10th October 2013 - Specialty Training Website

Health Education England have launched a new website (to replace the old MMC website). This website hosts lots of useful information about specialty recruitment, including person specifications, an Applicant Handbook and details on where to find out more about all recruitment to all specialty training programmes across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The website can be found at the following link:

http://specialtytraining.hee.nhs.uk/










Last reviewed: 6th February 2014