Recruitment to Dental Core Training Posts commencing on Wednesday 05 September 2018

Recruitment to DCT1, DCT2 and DCT3 posts for the 2018-2019 training year is a National process.

National Recruitment, led by the HEE West Midlands local team, will develop standardised application, selection and recruitment processes for appointment to DCT posts from 2017 onwards.


Application Process

There will be a single national round of centralised recruitment to all DCT vacancies.

Applications and post preferences will be submitted via Oriel

Applicants can register on Oriel and complete their personal details in advance.

Details of the recruitment process are available on the COPDEND website


DCT Posts in the East of England

An outline of the general duties of a Dental Core Trainee in a Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the East of England can be found here

A map of the Trusts with Dental Core Training posts in the East of England can be found here

Posts will be available in the following locations in the East of England.



Beds, Herts and Bucks OMFS Network

Luton and Dunstable Hospital / Bedford Hospital / Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Trust (Northern Rotation)

Luton and Dunstable Hospital / Lister Hospital / QEII Hospital NHS Trust (Southern Rotation)


Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Addenbrookes)


Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Essex OMFS


Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust / Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust / Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust / Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (Harlow)


The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Trust


Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust


Contact Us

In the first instance, applicants should review the information regarding the National DCT Recruitment process which is available on the COPDEND website

Any further queries regarding the recruitment process can be directed to



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