2021 National Emergency Medicine ST4 Recruitment.

2021

The National Recruitment Office for ST4 Emergency Medicine is Health Education England - Yorkshire and the Humber. 

There will be no face to face interviews in 2021, all interviews will be carried out remotely (dependant on future COVID developments/restrictions).  

Further sources of information

Please click here to view the person specification 

Levels of Evidence can now be found in the applican guide

Please note to be eligible for ST4 Emergency Medicine you must have completed the core elements of Emergency Medicine training by the intended start date.  Please refer to the person specification for the full list of ACCS EM core elements.  If you will not have these core elements you will be longlisted out of the ST4 EM process but you may be eligible for ST3 DRE-EM.  You must make a separate application for ST3 DRE-EM as applications cannot be transferred.

 

Candidate Webinar

On 22 October 2020, The MDRS senior team held a webinar to address questions from candidates applying to all specialties in 2021 as well as offering guidance and advice. We recommend all candidates watch this in addition to reading the guidance. Please do note that the information was correct at the time of it being presented. the webinar can be found here.

 

Important Information

For information and FAQ’s about how COVID-19 is affecting Medical and Dental recruitment, please see the information available on the specialty training website.

https://specialtytraining.hee.nhs.uk/

 

 

Vacancies

For information about the posts in each region please follow the links below to view the Local Office / Deanery websites:

 NB Vacancy numbers are updated as they are submitted by the regional offices

Local Office / Deanery

ST4 Vacancies

 East Midlands 0
 East of England 5
 London and the South East   0-22 Lon/0-12 KSS
 North West (Mersey) 2-8
 North East 0-2
 North West 2-8
 Thames Valley 2

 Scotland

6

 South West (Severn) 0-1
 South West (Peninsular) 0-1
 Wales 0-2
 Wessex 0-2
 West Midlands 0-3
 Yorkshire and the Humber

TBC

All vacancy information is indicative and subject to change.

Recruitment Timeline

The recruitment process for ST4 Emergency Medicine will follow the timeline below:

Activity

Date(s)

Applications Open At 10am, Thursday 26 November 2020
Application Deadline At 4pm, Thursday 17 December 2020
Self-Assessment Validation Upload Window 27th January – 8th February 2021
Interviews TBC
Initial Offers Released by
By 5pm, Wednesday 5th May 2021
Holding Deadline At 1pm, Tuesday 11th May 2021
Upgrade Deadline At 4pm, Wednesday 12th 2021

 NB The timeline may be subject to change

Eligibility & Longlisting

The eligibility criteria for ST4 Emergency Medicine are listed in the Person Specification. It is an applicant’s responsibility to demonstrate that they meet the eligibility criteria.

Please note to be eligible for ST4 Emergency Medicine you must have completed the core elements of Emergency Medicine training by the intended start date.  Please refer to the person specification for the full list of ACCS EM core elements.  If you will not have these core elements you will be longlisted out of the ST4 EM process but you may be eligible for ST3 DRE-EM.  You must make a separate application for ST3 DRE-EM as applications cannot be transferred.

All applications will be assessed against the eligibility criteria during longlisting. Any applications which do not meet the eligibility criteria will be longlisted out of the process and will not progress to the next stage.

“By allowing applicants to progress to the interview stage, Health Education England HAS NOT accepted or confirmed that applicants meet all eligibility requirements.  This includes immigration status, evidence of achievement of Foundation competencies or equivalent, and requisite length of time in training as per the relevant national person specification.  This list is not exhaustive, and is applicable to all eligibility criteria.  Applicants may still be withdrawn from the application process at any stage, including after the interviews have taken place, if the evidence pertaining to an eligibility criterion is found to be unsatisfactory.”

Interviews

Interview Dates and Venue

The interviews for Emergency Medicine will take place via the platform Microsoft Teams on 13th – 15th April 2021 (these dates are subject to change)

Candidates will be sent a link and joining instructions after they have booked their interview and in advance of the interview date.

Candidates are advised to check they have access to MS Teams before the interview day to ensure they don’t encounter any avoidable technical issues.

 

Inerview Format

The interview will consist of one 30 minute interview panel designed to assess the selection criteria detailed on the 2021 Person Specification.

The interview will cover:

  • ·Prioritisation

  • ·Scenario (Ethical/Clinical)

  • ·Communication

 

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