Anaesthetics ST4 Recruitment

Specialty & Level (Type of Work)                                     Anaesthetics ST4
Recruitment Round                                                         August 2023  
Type of Recruitment                                                         National  
Qualifications & Professional Registration Required       See Anaesthetics ST4 Person Specification           
Anticipated Start Date                                                      Wednesday 2nd August 2023  
Competition Ratios                                                           Visit Specialty Training Website  
Contact Us                                                                        Email Recruitment Team  
Application Process                                                          See Medical Specialty Recruitment Applicant Handbook 2023  
Online Recruitment Portal                                                Oriel  
National Recruitment Timetable
Advert Appears                                                              Wednesday 16th November 2022  
Apply from                                                                     Thursday 17th November 2022 (10am)  
Closing Date                                                                  Thursday 8th December 2022 (4pm)  
Self-Assessment Document Upload Window                Monday 16th January 2023 to Wednesday 25th January 2023       
Self-Assessment Verification Scores Released             Monday 13th February 2023  
Self-Assessment Verification Appeal Window                Monday 13th February 2023 to Thursday 16th February 2023  
Invitations to Interview & Applicant Declaration              Monday 27th February 2023    
Deadline for Interview & Applicant Declaration              Wednesday 1st March 2023     
Interview Window                                                           Monday 6th March 2023 to Wednesday 5th April 2023  
Offers from                                                                     Tuesday 18th April 2023     
Hold Deadline                                                                 Tuesday 25th April 2023 (1pm)    
Upgrade Deadline                                                          Wednesday 26th April 2023 (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 5-7
Health Education Kent, Surrey & Sussex 17-24
 Health Education London 54-83
Health Education North East 18
Health Education North West (Mersey & North Western) NW 10 Mer 8
Health Education South West (Peninsula & Severn) Pen 0-1 Sev 0-3
Health Education Thames Valley 7
Health Education Wessex 2-12
Health Education West Midlands 19
Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber 12
NHS Education for Scotland 64-67
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency 15
Health Education and Improvement Wales 14-20
*Vacancy numbers are indicative only and are subject to change.
London & KSS

Wednesday 5th April 2023

East of England

Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th March 2023

North East Tuesday 21st March 2023  
North West Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th March 2023  
Thames Valley

Thursday 16th and Friday 17th March 2023

West Midlands Wednesday 8th, Thursday 9th and Friday 10th March 2023
Northern Ireland

Monday 27th March 2023

Scotland Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th March 2023  
Wales Tuesday14th March and Wendesday 15th March 2023  


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 2023 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.

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