Dental Specialty Recruitment

All dental specialties have moved / are looking to move towards a national recruitment process. Currently, vacancies for Dental Public Health, Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Special Care Dentistry and Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology are recruited to locally, where details will become available on this page as vacancies arise. HEE WM is the National Recruitment Centre for Paediatric Dentistry, where further details are below.


For vacancies in Orthodontics, please visit

For vacancies in Restorative Dentistry, please visit

Academic Clinical Fellow (ACF) in Oral Medicine

Applications are invited for appointment to an Academic Clinical Fellow (ACF) at Birmingham Dental Hospital and the School of Dentistry, Birmingham University.

Full details of the post including a person specification and job description can be found on NHS jobs via 

Those interested in the post are invited to contact the Training Programme Director Dr Andrea Richards via For academic enquiries, please contact Ana Poveda-Gallego via

Application forms are accessed via Oriel and you will need to register before you will be able to complete your application via

The closing date is 23rd November 2017 at 17:00 hours (UK time) and the interviews are on 12th December 2017 in Birmingham. 

No late applications or alternative dates are possible.


National Recruitment to Paediatric Dentistry


The next National Selection Centre will take place on the 2nd November 2017 at the West Bromwich Albion Football Club. We will be recruiting to Pre and Post CCST level training posts. Please visit this website regularly during the application window as additional posts may be added throughout.


The Recruitment Timeline is as follows:


 Date & Time

Main advert in BDJ, NHS jobs etc.


Applications open on Oriel

14.08.17, 09.00 

Applications close on Oriel        

12.09.17, 09.00 

Shortlisting meeting      


Open days at units         

w/c 09.10.17 onwards 

Selection Centre



w/c 06.11.17 




Open Day


Training Programmes



Newcastle Dental Hospital

25th October 2017, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

Please contact Susan Jones via 0191 282 5104, to arrange your visit

Training Programme Director

Lucy Burbridge

Pre CCST Newcastle training programme 


Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

11th October 2017

Please email Dr Johnson to arrange your visit

Training Programme Director

Joanna Johnson

Post CCST Guys Training Programme


Barts Health NHS Trust

11th October 2017

Please email Dr Johnson to arrange your visit

Training Programme Director

Joanna Johnson

Post CCST Barts Training Programme

Applications can ONLY be made online via the Oriel online application system via

Please click here for Pre CCST Person Specification

Please click here for Post CCST Person Specification

Please click here for the Applicant Guide

Please contact Business Manager and Recruitment Lead, Wendy Cole via should you have any queries.

Please be advised that a NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Dentistry vacancy has been published on the University of Leeds jobs website, closing date 1st Oct 2017.  The successful candidate will be required to attend the national selection centre on 02.11.17 for clinical benchmarking at post CCST level.    To view the advert please visit