Dental Specialty Training posts Health Education England working across the North West

Dental ARCPs  2023

All ARCPS, that are not part of a national or regional process will be held 4 September 2023.


Oral Medicine/DMFR and Oral Pathology will be a national process, details will be confirmed by national panels.



Dental Specialty Training

These posts are advertised via Oriel when they become vacant. Appointment is by competitive interview and a clinical competency assessment and the structure and content of the posts will comply with the relevant SAC recommendations and the “Dental Gold Guide” 

The Dental Gold Guide and accompanying forms can be accessed on the COPDEND WEBSITE


Vacancies 2023

Oral Maxillofacial Radiology

Paediatric Dentistry ST1

Paediatric Dentistry ST4 Liverpool

Paediatric Dentistry ST4 Manchester

Orthodontics ST1 Liverpool DH/Chester

Orthodontics ST1 Chester/Arrowe Park

Orthodontics ST1 Halton/Liverpool DH

Orthodontics ST1 UDHM/Tameside


Orthodontics ST4

Restorative ST1 Manchester

Restorative ST1 Liverpool


Oral Surgery

Oral Medicine

SCD (2 posts)


These posts are annually assessed using the ACRP process.  Trainee online e-portfolio:

The following dental specialty training is currently undertaken in HEE NW:


  •       Dental Public Health
  •       Dental Radiology
  •       Endodontics
  •       Oral Medicine
  •       Orthodontics
  •       Oral Pathology
  •       Oral Surgery
  •       Paediatric Dentistry
  •       Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics (part-time four year self-funded posts)
  •       Restorative Dentistry and monospecs
  •       Special Care Dentistry 


Period of Grace

Trainee who wish to take a period of grace must complete the: Period of Grace Intent Form


Useful Links


Dental Specialty Recruitment:


HEE NW Dental Specialty Contacts