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DCT September 2016 Recruitment Timeline


ROUND 2 - Dental Core Training September 2016

Trainee Recruitment Timeline


Applications Open

13th May2016 at 10.00 am

Applications Close

9th June 2016 at 4.00 pm

Invite to Interview



4th July 2016

Job Offers

13th July 2016

DCT Post Start Date

7th September 2016


ROUND 2 - Dental Core Training Posts (DCT1 and 2/3)


Applications are invited for our remaining vacancies in Dental Core Training Year 1 and 2/3 across the West Midlands on Wednesday, 7th September 2016 for 12 months. 

Currently all vacancies will be shown as Zero on Oriel, whilst we complete Round 1 recruitment.  Confirmed numbers of posts will be provided to applicants before the selection centre date.  Please do not contact the team before this date as we will not be able to provide any information.

The application window opens on Friday 13th May 2016 at 10.00 am UK time and closes on Thursday 9th June 2016 at 4.00 pm UK time.  You will not be able to submit your application after this time.  Please ensure that you have completed all the relevant sections of the application forms as missing information will deem your application incomplete and it will not be considered.

The selection centre is on Monday, 4th July 2016.  The venue is The Postgraduate Centre, Birmingham City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH.

The qualifications and professional registration requirements plus other eligibility criteria can be found in the person specification. 

Applicants who are subject to the RLMT may only be considered if there is no suitable UK or EEA national candidate for the post.

Evidence of immigration status should normally consist of a biometric residence card, date stamped passport, and accompanying letter from the Home Office.  Please visit their website for more information.

Unfortunately, no late applications or alternative interview dates will be possible.

You must apply via our online recruitment system Oriel.  Oriel can be accessed HERE:

If you have any questions, please ensure you contact prior to submitting your application.  We will endeavour to respond to your enquiry within 3 working days.


Confirmed current vacancies for HEE WM DCT 2nd round recruitment.



The Shrewsbury and Telford – 1 Post



Royal Wolverhampton – 1 Post

The Dudley Group of Hospitals – 1 Post

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital – 1 Post

University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire-  1 Post

University Hospital North Midlands – 3 Posts

Worcester Acute Hospitals – 1 Post


Please note that more vacancies may arise between now and the date of interview. 


National Professional Dental Advisers Conference - 18th November 2016

The conference will be relevant to all professional dental advisers, educational advisers, Local Dental Networks, LDC members and dental commissioners. For further information please click here


Please register your interest at

New Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry

Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry, St Chad’s Queensway is due to move to its new location at the end of March 2016.

The address for the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry is:

Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry

5 Mill Pool Way


B5 7EG


A map and directions will be available on Maxcourse once approved.


Access to the building in the new dental hospital and School of Dentistry will be by a swipe card only.  Therefore arrangements will be made as soon as possible for any delegates attending courses on how they will access the relevant room.  We will circulate these details when they are available to us.


Parking for delegates will remain the same e.g. limited parking will be available for evening courses.


For any queries regarding postgraduate courses for the dental team at the new dental hospital and School of Dentistry please contact either of the below      0121 695 2590

DFT/DFTQ Trainer Recruitment September 2016

Dental Foundation Training (DFT/DFTQ) – Recruitment Process for September 2016 Trainers.  



September 2016

Trainer Recruitment Timeline


Applications Open

9am 29th February 2016

Applications Close

5pm 25th March 2016

DF1 Trainer Interviews take place

3rd & 4th May 2016

Training Practice Inspections

March/April 2016

Practice Selection Day

Mid June 2016

Trainer Prep Course

7th & 8th July 2016



Trainer Handbook

Guidance notes on completion of Trainer Application - PLEASE READ

Application Form


 0121 695 2589



Dentaljuice E-Learning

Health Education England Dental Team has recently procured 1000 Dentaljuce e-learning licences  that are available on a “first come basis”.


If you would like further information, please would you click here  ​​to access Dentaljuce e-learning flyer click here 

In order to register your expression of interest please click here

Dental Team Apprenticeships

Health Education England, working across the West Midlands is offering Dental Teams within the West Midlands the opportunity to apply for a one off payment of £500 for all Apprenticeship starts from April 2015 to March 2016.


For further information please click here

DCT Development Programme

Health Education West Midlands is leading this programme of work. For further information click here

Dental Therapy Key Dates 2016


Dental Foundation Therapy Key dates


Trainer/Therapists Applications Open

1st March 2016

Trainer/Therapist Applications Close

31st May 2016

Practice Visits

March/April 2016

Trainer Interviews/Appointments

June 2016

List of Training Practices & Therapists released

1st July 2016

Trainer Induction Day

July/August 2016

Trainer/Therapists pairings take place

July 2016

List of Trainer/Therapists finalised

2nd August 2016

Training programme commences

1st September 2016


If you have any further queries relating to the recruitment process, please contact Wendy Perry via email or phone

0121 695 2587