In this section you can find the overall timetable for round 1 of the 2022 recruitment year (below). You can find the overall timetable for Round 2 by clicking on the "2022 Round 2" tab on the grey menu above.

Interview dates for each specialty will be published in the 'Interview dates and posts' section of each specialty's page of the website.

Dates subject to change

Please note that this timeline is provisional at this stage. Whilst we are not expecting the timeline published here to change, please be aware that this can never be guaranteed. As such, we would advise you to check this page relatively regularly.

Changes to any of the stages of the timeline will be reflected immediately on this page, as well as noted in a news item where considered necessary.

2022 R1 timeline

Timeline for 2022 HST recruitment (round 1)
Specialty advertisements published By 5pm Tuesday 16 November 2021 
Applications

Open at 10am Thursday 18 November 2021 

Close at 4pm Thursday 9 December 2021 

Long/shortlisting  long and short-listing for each specialty will be completed no later than seven days prior to the first interview date for that specialty
Interviews held Tuesday 4 January to Thursday 14 April 2022 
It is advised that you check the specific interview date for your preferred specialty prior to applying. Individual interview dates will be published before applications open.
First offers deadline By 5pm Thursday 21 April 2022 
Offer holding deadline At 1pm on Tuesday 3 May 2022 
Offer upgrade deadline At 4pm on Wednesday 4 May 2022 
Interview feedback release date By 5pm Thursday 5 May 2022
Posts commencing from date Wednesday 3 August 2022

In this section you can find the overall timetable for round 2 of the 2022 recruitment year (below). You can find the overall timetable for Round 1 by clicking on the "2022 Round 1" tab on the grey menu above.

Interview dates for each specialty will be published in the 'Interview dates and posts' section of each specialty's page of the website.

Dates subject to change

Please note that this timeline is provisional at this stage. Whilst we are not expecting the timeline published here to change, please be aware that this can never be guaranteed. As such, we would advise you to check this page relatively regularly.

Changes to any of the stages of the timeline will be reflected immediately on this page, as well as noted in a news item where considered necessary.


Timeline for 2022 HST recruitment (round 2)
Specialty advertisements published By 5pm Wednesday 13 July 2022 
Applications

Open at 10am Tuesday 26 July 2022 

Close at 4pm Tuesday 16 August 2022

Long/shortlisting  long and short-listing for each specialty will be completed no later than seven days prior to the first interview date for that specialty
Interviews held Tuesday 30 August to Friday 7 October 2022
It is advised that you check the specific interview date for your preferred specialty prior to applying. Individual interview dates will be published before applications open.
First offers deadline By 5pm Monday 10 October 2022
Offer holding deadline At 1pm on Wednesday 12 October 2022
Offer upgrade deadline At 4pm on Friday 14 October 2022 
Post commencing from  Wednesday 5 October 2022

In this section you can find the overall timetable for round 2 of the 2021 recruitment year (below). You can find the overall timetable for Round 1 by clicking on the "2021 Round 1" tab on the grey menu above.

Interview dates for each specialty will be published in the 'Interview dates and posts' section of each specialty's page of the website.

Dates subject to change

Please note that this timeline is provisional at this stage. Whilst we are not expecting the timeline published here to change, please be aware that this can never be guaranteed. As such, we would advise you to check this page relatively regularly.

Changes to any of the stages of the timeline will be reflected immediately on this page, as well as noted in a news item where considered necessary.

Timeline for 2021 ST3 recruitment (round 2)

Specialty advertisements published

(by) Wednesday 14 July 2021

Applications

open - Tuesday 27 July 2021 (10am UK time)

close - Tuesday 17 August 2021 (4pm UK time)

Long/shortlisting

long and short-listing for each specialty will be completed no later than seven days prior to the first interview date for that specialty

Interviews held

 Tuesday 31 August to Friday 22 October 2021

It is advised that you check the specific interview date for your preferred specialty prior to applying. Individual interview dates will be published before applications open.

First offers deadline

By Monday 25 October 2021 (5pm UK time)

Offer holding deadline

Wednesday 27 October 2021 (1pm UK time)

Offer upgrade deadline

Friday 29 October 2021 (4pm UK time)

Interview feedback released 

Thursday 28 October 2021

Post commencing from

from Monday 4 October 2021 (and no later than 6 April 2022)

 

 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there will be some significant changes to the process compared to previous years. All interviews will be delivered online in a similar format to 2020 round 2, which has just completed interviews. Although the process may see some changes, the applicant guide addendum which is available from the Document Library, is an indication of what you might expect.

In this section you can find the overall timetable for round 1 of the 2021 recruitment year (below). You can find the overall timetable for Round 2 by clicking on the "2021 Round 2" tab on the grey menu above.

Interview dates for each specialty will be published in the 'Interview dates and posts' section of each specialty's page of the website.

Dates subject to change

Please note that this timeline is provisional at this stage. Whilst we are not expecting the timeline published here to change, please be aware that this can never be guaranteed. As such, we would advise you to check this page relatively regularly.

Changes to any of the stages of the timeline will be reflected immediately on this page, as well as noted in a news item where considered necessary.


Timeline for 2021 ST3 recruitment (round 1)

Specialty advertisements published

(by) Monday 23 November 2020 (to www.jobs.nhs.uk )

Applications

open – Thursday 26 November 2020 (10am UK time)

close - Thursday 17 December 2020 (4pm UK time)

Long/shortlisting

long and short-listing for each specialty will be completed no later than seven days prior to the first interview date for that specialty

Interviews held

 Monday 4 January 2021 - Wednesday 4 May 2021

It is advised that you check the specific interview date for your preferred specialty prior to applying. Individual interview dates will be published before applications open.

First offers deadline

(by) Wednesday 5 May 2021 (5pm UK time)

Offer holding deadline

Tuesday 11 May 2021 (1pm UK time)

Offer upgrade deadline

 Wednesday 12 May 2021 (4pm UK time)

Interview feedback released 

Thursday 13 May 2021

Post start date

from Wednesday 4 August 2021 (and no later than 31 December 2021)