Anaesthetics ST3 Recruitment

Specialty & Level (Type of Work)                                     Anaesthetics ST3
Recruitment Round                                                          August 2021  
Type of Recruitment                                                         National  
Qualifications & Professional Registration Required       See Anaesthetics ST3 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
Advert                                                                                BMJ, NHS Jobs, Oriel, Find a job  
Advert Appears                                                                  Monday 23rd November 2020   
Apply from                                                                         Thursday 26th November 2020 (10am)  
Closing Date                                                                      Thursday 17th December 2020 (4pm)  
Self-Assessment Document Upload Window                    Monday 18h January 2021 - Wednesday 27th January 2021  
Self-Assessment Verification Scores Released                 Monday 15th February 2021  
Self-Assessment Verification Appeal Window                   Monday 15th February 2021 - Thursday 18th February 2021  
Invitations to Interview & Applicant Declaration                 Tuesday 23rd February 2021  
Deadline for Interview & Applicant Declaration                  Friday 26th February 2021 (4PM)  
Interview Window                                                               Wednesday 10th March 2021 - Friday 23rd April 2021*  
Offers from                                                                         Thursday 29th April 2021  
Hold Deadline                                                                    Tuesday 11th May 2021 (1pm)   
Upgrade Deadline                                                              Wednesday 12th May 2021 (4pm)            

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

Region Anaesthetics*
Health Education East Midlands 24
Health Education East of England 20
Health Education Kent, Surrey & Sussex 24
 Health Education London 74
Health Education North East 18
Health Education North West (Mersey & North Western) 39
Health Education South West (Peninsula & Severn) 22
Health Education Thames Valley 8
Health Education Wessex 10
Health Education West Midlands 23
Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber 17
NHS Education for Scotland 67
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency 16
Health Education and Improvement Wales 26
*Vacancy numbers are indicative only and are subject to change.
  Online Interview Dates [2021]

Thursday 22nd April 2021 and Friday 23rd April 2021

East of England

Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd April 2021 

North East Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd April 2021  
North West

Tuesday 20th, Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd April 2021 

Thames Valley
Thursday 15th and Friday 16th April 2021  
West Midlands Monday 12th, Tuesday 13th, Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th April 2021
Northern Ireland Tuesday 20th April 2021   
Scotland Wednesday 17th, Thursday 18th and Friday 19th March 2021  
Wales Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th April 2021  


For applicants being considered in England and Wales you can interview at any online interview 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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