Anaesthetics & ACCS (Anaesthetics) CT1 Recruitment

Specialty & Level (Type of Work)                                     Anaesthetics/ACCS Anaesthetics CT1
Recruitment Round                                                          August 2021  
Type of Recruitment                                                         National  
Qualifications & Professional Registration Required       See Anaesthetics CT1 Person Specification
                                                                                         See (ACCS) Anaesthetics CT1 Person Specification
Anticipated Start Date                                                      Wednesday 4th August 2021  
Competition Ratios                                                           Visit Specialty Training Website  
Contact Us                                                                        Email Recruitment Team  
Application Process                                                          See Applicant Guidance  
Online Recruitment Portal                                                Oriel  
National Recruitment Timetable
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Advert Appears                                                                Monday 2nd November 2020   
Apply from                                                                       Thursday 5th November 2020 (10am)  
Closing Date                                                                    Tuesday 1st December 2020 (4pm)  
Invitations to MSRA                                                         Tuesday 5th January 2021  
MSRA Window                                                                Thursday 28th January 2021 - Friday 12th February 2021  
Invitations to Interview & Applicant Declaration               Monday 1st March 2021                                       
Deadline for Interview & Applicant Declaration                Thursday 4th March 2021 (1PM)  
Interview Window                                                             Monday 8th March 2021 - Friday 9th April 2021*  
Offers from                                                                       Thursday 15th April 2021  
Hold Deadline                                                                   Wednesday 28th April 2021 (1pm)  
Upgrade Deadline                                                             Friday 30th April 2021 (4pm)            

*Please look at the online interview tab for specific dates within the window

Region ACCS Anaesthetics* Core Anaesthetics*
Health Education East Midlands


Health Education East of England 14 34
Health Education Kent, Surrey & Sussex 17 30
Health Education London 32 60
Health Education North East 22 5
Health Education North West (Mersey & North Western) Mersey 4 North West 15 Mersey 20 North West 18
Health Education South West (Peninsula & Severn) Pennisula 20 Severn 15 Pennisula 10 Severn 4
Health Education Thames Valley 4 8
Health Education Wessex 4 10
Health Education West Midlands 37 5
Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber 31 4
NHS Education for Scotland 18 49
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency 4 11
Health Education and Improvement Wales 10 24
*Vacancy numbers are indicative only and are subject to change.
Region Online Interview Dates [2021]
East of England

Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th March 2021 

North East Monday 15th, Tuesday 16th and Wednesdy 17th March 2021
North West Tuesday 23rd, Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th March 2021 
South West  Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th March 2021

Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th March 2021

West Midlands

Monday 22nd, Tuesday 23rd, Wednesday 24th, Thursday 25th, Friday 26th and Monday 29th March 2021 

Yorkshire & Humber Monday 8th, Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th March 2021  
Northern Ireland Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th March 2021  
Scotland Thursday 25th, Friday 26th, Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th March 2021  
Wales Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th March 2021  

For applicants being considered in England and Wales you can interview at any selection centre in these regions and will be considered for all posts in these regions.

For applicants applying to Northern Ireland & Scotland you can only interview in Northern Ireland and be considered for posts in Northern Ireland and interview in Scotland and be considered for posts in in Scotland. 

Selection Centre Dates can be subject to change

Eligibility Criteria, Applicant Guide and Other Recruitment Documents

  • Please refer to the relevant Person Specification[s] for eligibility criteria and read the immigration statement in the 2021 Specialty Training Applicant Handbook which will apply to doctors considering entry to programmes in this round of recruitment.
  • The Applicant Guide is contained in the downloads section. Please ensure you familiarise yourself with all the information contained within before applying for a post.
  • Applicant FAQ's will be answered by the Applicant Guide, if you still require assistance after referring to this please contact ANRO using the contact us page.
  • Information on how to prepare your portfolio for Selection Centre is contained in the downloads section.

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