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Dental vocational (foundation) training

Dental vocational training (DVT)

Applications have now opened on Oriel and will close on Friday 16 October 2020 (12 Noon) for DVT posts, commencing on 1 August 2021.

Salary information can be obtained on the Scottish Dental website (page 55).

All information is correct at the date of publication and may be subject to change.

If you have any feedback, comments, concerns or complaints regarding the Dental Recruitment process, please contact us here or email dental.recruitment@nes.scot.nhs.uk

Important: We would like to bring to the attention of all applicants the potential impact Brexit may have on your application, employment and training in the UK. We therefore encourage you to refer to the UK Government website for further information and advice.

Therapist vocational training (TVT)

Applications are now open on Oriel and will close on Friday 16 October 2020 (12 Noon) for TVT posts, commencing on 1 August 2021.

Salary information

The annual salary for a Vocational Dental Therapist (TVT) is determined by the National pay structure for NHS workers (agenda for change) and is set at £25,100 pro rata (i.e. 60% of £25,100=£15,060).

All information is correct at the date of publication and may be subject to change.

If you have any feedback, comments, concerns or complaints regarding the Dental Recruitment process, please contact us here or email dental.recruitment@nes.scot.nhs.uk

Important: We would like to bring to the attention of all applicants the potential impact Brexit may have on your application, employment and training in the UK. We therefore encourage you to refer to the UK Government website for further information and advice.

Trainer's for Vocational Training

The DVT/TVT application window will open at 10am on Monday 19th October 2020 and can be access via Portal. The closing date for NEW trainer applications will be at noon on Monday 14th December 2020 and for EXISTING trainer at 4pm on Friday 29th January 2021.

Recruitment documentation

For information on Trainer recruitment please see documents below:

Contact us

If you have any feedback, comments, concerns or complaints regarding the Dental Recruitment process, please contact us here or email dental.recruitment@nes.scot.nhs.uk.


Last updated: Thursday, October 22, 2020

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