Specialty Applications

Paediatric Dentistry (ST4) Specialty Training Advert 2024

The information and documents included on this page are to help you prepare for your future specialty training applications.

The information is from dental specialty training posts advertised in January 2024, with a start date from September 2024. Please be aware specialty training advertisements, links, recruitment leads, post numbers, etc. can change and there is no guarantee that future advertisements and application processes will remain the same. 

Job Advert

The text below is for posts advertised in January 2024, with a start date from September 2024. It is included here for information to help you prepare for future applications.

Please be aware specialty training advertisements, links, recruitment leads, post numbers, etc. can change and there is no guarantee that future advertisements and application processes will remain the same. 

Training Programme:Paediatric Dentistry (ST4)
Post Type:Specialty Training (ST)
Post Commencing From:September 2024
Duration (months):24
Recruitment Lead:East Midlands
Recruiting For:England, Northern Ireland, Scotland
Enquiries Email:england.medicalrecruitment.em@nhs.net
Enquiries:https://dental.hee.nhs.uk/dental-trainee-recruitment/dental-specialty-training/paediatric-dentistry-st4
Information:

NHS England working across the East Midlands is coordinating the national recruitment process for recruiting trainees into Paediatric Dentistry ST4 posts. There are currently between 3 and 8 anticipated vacancies commencing from September 2024. 

Application process & Eligibility Information

Applications are invited for appointment to vacancies for Paediatric Dentistry posts. The training duration is 24 months for post-CCST posts however, the actual duration may depend on the circumstances of the individual.

You can start your application via the Apply button above. Only applications made through the Oriel recruitment portal will be considered. Late applications will not be considered.

Before applying please read the:

  • Dental Recruitment Applicant Information to ensure you have a sound understanding of the recruitment process.
  • Oriel User Guide to ensure you can navigate the recruitment portal.
  • Person Specification to assess your eligibility for the post.


Please upload all the required evidence to your application form. You will not be able to change your application once it has been submitted. For those experiencing difficulty in uploading evidence please ensure you email the evidence to the following email address by the application deadline: england.medicalrecruitment.em@nhs.net

Key Dates and Information:

Interviews will be held virtually on Thursday 16th May 2024.

Posts commence from Wednesday 4th September 2024.

The Postgraduate Dean confirms that these placements and/or programmes have the required educational and Dean’s approval. The Training Programme is equally open to those who may, either from the outset or subsequently, wish to train less than full time or job share.

Please be aware that although trainees’ preferences are considered when making decisions on placement, final decisions take into account the service needs of all sites within our training programmes.

Interview Process

Information on the interview process will be made available at a later date to applicants invited to attend interview.  All interviews will be held virtually.

Document checking

When invited to interview, applicants will be informed of all documents that they are required to provide at the virtual interview.

Preferences

Preferencing will be made available on Oriel after the application window. All eligible applicants will be informed when this information is available

Pay Scales

Each nation is responsible for agreeing the pay points on their respective Dental Trainee salary scales.  These are subject to change due to national contract renegotiations and annual uplifts.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the relevant pay circulars when applying for a training position. 

Salaries are not protected and can increase or decrease when moving between nations or into a more senior post (e.g. from Dental Foundation Training to Dental Core Training)

If there is any uncertainty, applicants should seek support from the local office responsible for the post regarding the starting salary for their position before they apply.

The British Dental Association (BDA) website provides a resource of information on pay for dentists in the whole of the UK. Their guidance advises you on any issues you may have such as pay scales, expenses and pay protection, providing you with the detailed support you may need.

Enquiries

During the recruitment episode please visit Oriel regularly to access up to date information relating to this vacancy and information about the recruitment process.

For any queries that cannot be answered by the methods above please contact england.medicalrecruitment.em@nhs.net

Links

The following links were included within the advertisement. Some links may only be live or working during the application and recruitment window.

Application Form

For specialty-specific questions please visit the Paediatric Dentistry ST4 Specialty Specific Questions page.

For the generic application form questions applicable to all specialties please visit the application form page.