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Specialty Training

Specialty Training Posts in Scotland


Dental Specialty Training Posts in Scotland commencing September 2018. See full details in Table 1 below:

  • Specialty Registrar in Restorative Dentistry
  • Specialty Registrar in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology- details about this post are currently pending
  • Specialty Registrar in Oral Medicine



The below posts are part of National Recruitment. For more information including timetables,  recruitment documents  and how to apply, please go to the COPDEND website. Further details are also available in Table 2 below.

  • Specialty Registrar in Paediatric Dentistry
  • Specialty Registrar in Oral Surgery
  • Specialty Registrar in Orthodontics
  • Post-CCST in Orthodontics
  • Post-CCST in Paediatric Dentistry


Additional information for all posts

Salary: Scottish Government NHS Circular PCS (DD)2017/1 (subject to change)

Interview date: applicants must be available for interview and assessment on the date specified in the table below.

Applications are invited for dental specialty training posts in Scotland. 

All the Specialty Registrar posts are suitable for trainees who wish to enter a training programme leading to the award of a Certificate of Completion of Specialty Training (CCST).  The post-CCST posts are suitable for those who will be on the specialist list by the time of appointment.

Progress through these programmes is subject to satisfactory annual review. The normal duration of training will be determined by the GDC’s curriculum for the specialty.  Eligibility for the recommendation of the award of a CCST by the GDC is subject to completion of the training requirements of the Deanery.

If you are interested in any of these vacancies and would like further information, please refer to the relevant Job Description in the table below, along with the Specialty Registrar or Post-CCST Person Specification. Please submit an application using the relevant ‘Apply Here’ link, (table below).

 Table 1.

Post Location Interview date Job information & How to apply  Contact for informal enquiries
STR in Restorative Dentistry

Dundee (1 post)

Edinburgh (1 post)
10th May 2018

Person Specification

Job description    (Dundee) 

Job description (Edinburgh) 

Pauline Mailou (Dundee)


Adrian Pace-Balzan (Edinburgh)

STR in Oral Medicine Glasgow (1 post) tbc

Person Specification 

Job description 


John Gibson

STR in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology Glasgow (1 post) tbc

Pesrson Specification (currently unavailable)

Job Description  (currently unavailable)


Dental Recruitment Team


 Table 2.



Interview date

Job Information

& How to apply

Contact for informal enquiries

STR in Paediatric Dentistry

Edinburgh (1 post)

Glasgow (1post)

17th May 2018

Person Specification

Job description (Edinburgh)

Job description (Glasgow) 

Apply here

Jennie Foley ( Edinburgh)


Alison Cairns (Glasgow)

STR in Oral Surgery

Edinburgh (2 posts)

26th April 2018

Person Specification

Job description (to follow)

Apply here

Ailsa Morrison

STR in Orthodontics

Edinburgh (1 post)


Glasgow (1 post)

8th & 9th May 2018

Person Specification

Job description (Edinburgh) 

Job description (Glasgow) 

Apply here

Fiona Irving (Edinburgh)


Lucy Chung (Glasgow)

Post-CCST in Orthodontics


8th & 9th May 2018

Person Specification (to follow)

Job description

Apply here

Grant McIntyre

Post-CCST in Paediatric Dentistry


 17th May 2018

Person Specification (to follow)

Job description 

Apply here

Jennie Foley