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Dental Trainer Selection 2017

Do you want to inspire, motivate and support recently qualified dentists or therapists?

We are looking for qualified and experienced dental practitioners to become Trainers on our Dental Therapist Foundation, and Dental Core Training schemes across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Isle of Wight, and Oxfordshire.

Applications are now closed for Dental Foundation Training and Dental Core Training.

Applications are still open for Therapist Foundation Training.

We will provide you with training, support and advice from experienced colleagues to help you become a confident and competent trainer.

Do you:

  • Have a minimum of four years post-qualification experience?
  • Perform between 1000 and 9000 UDAs per year at the intended training practice?
  • Belong to a practice which can provide a broad range of NHS clinical experience?
  • Have an available surgery for 12 months from September 2017?
  • Work in the practice for at least three days a week alongside the trainee and have supervision and support for the trainee on-site at all times?


How to Apply

All applicants including existing and past trainers should submit an application by the closing date: Friday 25 November 2016.

Application Guidance and Appendices

Please download and read the application guidance, current handbooks and supporting appendices for full details on how to apply for each training programme:

Application Guidance                                           Handbooks and Appendices   

All Trainer Applications:

Dental Foundation Trainer Applications:


Therapist Foundation Trainer Applications:


Dental Core Trainer Applications:


Application Forms

All applicants should refer to the Trainer Application Guidance 2017-18 and Appendices for information on how to complete and submit their application. Parts A and B are required for all applications. Please click on the links below to download and complete:


In addition, one Part C should be submitted for each training programme the practice is applying for. Please click on the links below to download and complete:



To be considered for shortlisting you must complete the relevant application forms and provide all required supporting documentation as specified in the application forms and guidance.

What Happens Next?

We will review the applications and shortlist all applications that meet minimum requirements. Those shortlisted will be invited to attend an interview on one of the following dates: 21 February; or 2 or 9 March. Established trainers will be required to interview every 3 years as a minimum. We aim to notify applicants of their interview time by 23 December 2016.

Please read the Trainer Application Guidance 2017-18 and Appendices documents for key dates and further details of the recruitment process.

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