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National Otolaryngology (ENT) ST3 Recruitment.


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The National Recruitment Office for ST3 Otolaryngology (ENT) is NHS England - Yorkshire. All posts have the required educational and Dean’s approval.

NHS England - Yorkshire is co-ordinating national recruitment for vacancies in ENT ST3 and LAT posts across England and Scotland.  Applications open at 10am on the 16th November 2023 and the closing date is 4pm on the 7th December 2023.  Interviews will be held online on the 11th and 12th March 2024, (a round 2 is not expected in 2024).  Applicants submit one application electronically for all vacancies via the Oriel recruitment portal.

Please note an updated version of the Self Assessment guidance has been uploaded on 14 November 2023. Please ensure you refer to this version.

In order to assess your suitability for ENT ST3 please refer to the national Person Specifications on the Specialty Training website. 

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.


Important Information

For information and FAQ’s about how COVID-19 is affecting Medical and Dental recruitment, please see the information available on the specialty training website.



For information about the 2024 final posts in each region please follow the links below to view the Local Office / Deanery websites: 

Local Office / Deanery

ST3 Vacancies

LAT Vacancies

 HEE East Midlands 4  n/a
 HEE East of England 1  n/a
 HEE North East 1  n/a
 HEE North West  5  n/a
 NHS Education for Scotland 7 2
 HEE South West (Peninsula) 1  n/a
 HEE South West (Severn) 1  n/a
 LaSE London Recruitment  7  n/a
 LaSE HEE Kent, Surrey & Sussex 5  n/a
 HEE Thames Valley 1  n/a
 HEE Wessex 2  n/a
 HEE West Midlands 11  n/a
 HEE Yorkshire and the Humber 9  n/a


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 2024.

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. 

Recruitment Timeline

The recruitment process for National Otolaryngology (ENT) ST3 2024 will follow the timeline below:



 Applications Open  Thursday 16th November 2023, 10am
 Application Deadline  Thursday 7th December 2023, 4pm
 Self-Assessment validation upload window Thursday 21st 2023 - Tuesday 9th January 2024
 Interviews Monday 11th  - Tuesday 12th March 2024
 Initial Offers Released by            Thursday 18th April 2024, by 5pm
 Holding Deadline  Thursday 23rd April 2024, 1pm
 Upgrade Deadline  Wednesday 24th April 2024, 1pm


All dates and times are indicative and subject to change

Additional Information