National Otolaryngology (ENT) ST3 Recruitment.
For information about how COVID-19 is affecting Medical and Dental recruitment, please see the Information for Trainees and FAQs pages:
The National Recruitment Office for ST3 Otolaryngology (ENT) is Health Education England - Yorkshire and the Humber. All posts have the required educational and Dean’s approval.
Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber is co-ordinating national recruitment for vacancies in ENT ST3 and LAT posts across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Applications open at 10am on the 26th November 2020 and the closing date is 4pm on the Thursday 17th December 2020. Interviews will be held On Microsoft Teams on a date to be confirmed, (a round 2 is not expected in 2021). Applicants submit one application electronically for all vacancies via the Oriel recruitment portal.
In order to assess your suitability for ENT ST3 please refer to the national Person Specifications on the Specialty Training website.
The "National Otolaryngology Handbook" and the "Self Assessment Guidance" is available in the Documents section of this webpage.
On 22 October 2020, The MDRS senior team held a webinar to address questions from candidates applying to all specialties in 2021 as well as offering guidance and advice. We recommend all candidates watch this in addition to reading the guidance. Please do note that the information was correct at the time of it being presented. the webinar can be found here.
Further sources of information
New Immigration Ruling:
With effect from 6 October 2019, all medical practitioners are on the Shortage Occupation List. This means that with the exception of all applicants to Public Health, all specialty recruitment applicants will be exempt from the RLMT; there will be no restriction on their appointment.
For information about the posts in each region please follow the links below to view the Local Office / Deanery websites:
Local Office / Deanery
|HEE East Midlands||tbc||N/A|
|HEE East of England||tbc||N/A|
|HEE North East||tbc||N/A|
|HEE North West (North West)||tbc||N/A|
|HEE North West (Mersey)||tbc||N/A|
|NHS Education for Scotland||tbc||tbc|
|HEE South West (Peninsula)||tbc||N/A|
|HEE South West (Severn)||tbc||N/A|
|LaSE London Recruitment||tbc||N/A|
|LaSE HEE Kent, Surrey & Sussex||tbc||N/A|
|HEE Thames Valley||tbc||N/A|
|HEE West Midlands||tbc||N/A|
|HEE Yorkshire and the Humber||tbc||N/A|
|Northern Ireland Medical & Dental Training Agency||TBC||TBC|
All vacancy information is indicative and subject to change
A breakdown of NTN vacancies will be displayed above when available.
We currently expect there to be no English LAT vacancies in 2021.
All preference are to be confirmed and will be published when available.
Please Note - The number of preferences a candidate receives in Oriel may be different to the number of vacancies. This is because some Preferences will have more than 1 vacancy.
The recruitment process for National Otolaryngology (ENT) ST3 2020 will follow the timeline below:
|Applications Open||26th November 2020, 10am|
|Application Deadline||17th December 2020, 4pm|
|Self-Assessment validation upload window||TBC|
|Initial Offers Released by||by 5th May 2021, 5pm|
|Holding Deadline||11th May 2021, 1pm|
|Upgrade Deadline||12th May 2021, 4pm|
All dates and times are indicative and subject to change