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Dental Core Training

COVID-19

Any updates for recruitment 2020 will be published on the HEE page for National Recruitment to Dental Core Training here

How to apply

Applications for DCT 2020 recruitment are now closed.

Click here for DCT Applicant Guide 

Dental Core Training 1

The below is information on the Scottish posts available. Please be advised that further information on DCT recruitment can be found on the COPDEND website.

Person Specification DCT1 2020

DCT 2020 - UK POST DESCRIPTOR MAP - Click Here

Public Dental Service Information

Dental Core Training 2 and 3

 The below is information on the Scottish posts available. Please be advised that further information on DCT recruitment and how to apply can be found on the COPDEND website.

DCT 2

Person Specification DCT2 2020

DCT 2020 - UK POST DESCRIPTOR MAP - Click Here

DCT 3

Person Specification DCT3 2020

DCT 2020 - UK POST DESCRIPTOR MAP - Click Here

DCT Recruitment Webinar ( incl. experiences from past DCT trainees)

Fina Q&A from the webinar here 

Tier 2 Sponsorship 

NES is now responsible for issuing Certificate of Sponsorships (COS) to Dental Trainees (Dental Core and Speciality Training Registrar Trainees only) in Scotland who require Tier 2 sponsorship. For further information on this, please see below webpage –

http://www.scotmt.scot.nhs.uk/recruitment/tier-2-sponsorship.aspx

DCT Interviews - Travel Expenses

Any claims for expenses incurred in travelling to a Selection Centre should be made to the region that assessed you, not the DCTNRO.There is a £100 cap on all expense claims. Applicants attending interviews are entitled to travel and subsistence allowance at appropraiate rates in accordance with Terms and Conditions for Hospital Medical and Dental Staff and AL (MD) 4/98. Those travelling to interviews must use the most cost effective means possible. As per NES T&S policy when staying overnight in a hotel, guesthouse or the commercial accommodation, the overnight costs will be reimbursed as follows:

Commercial Accommodation- Overnight Allowance is up to £55.00 (inc.breakfast) 

Non-commercial Accommodation (when staying with friends or relatives) is £25.00

No claims will be paid unless they are supported by receipts.

Important: You are only eligible to claim for expenses if you are a current employee of an NHS Trust or NHS Board. No other applicants, for example Dental Foundation/Vocational Trainees, are allowed to claim.

If you have any queries, please email the Dental Recruitment team at  Dental.Recruitment@nes.scot.nhs.uk