2020 National Emergency Medicine ST4 Recruitment.

2020

The National Recruitment Office for ST4 Emergency Medicine is Health Education England - Yorkshire and the Humber. Interviews will be held at a venue to be confirmed.

Further sources of information

Please click here to view the person specification 

ST4 Emergency Medicine Applicant Handbook 

Portfolio Levels of Evidence Form

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.

Any candidates that fail to bring evidence of in date ALS, APLS & ATLS will not be interviewed.

 

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

Local Office / Deanery

ST4 Vacancies

 East Midlands  
 East of England  
 London and the South East    
 North West (Mersey)  
 North East  
 North West  
 Thames Valley  

 Scotland

 

 South West (Severn)  
 South West (Peninsular)  
 Wales  
 Wessex  
 West Midlands  
 Yorkshire and the Humber

 

 South Yorkshire  
 East Yorkshire  
 West Yorkshire  

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 Wednesday 29th January 2020 @ 10am
Application Deadline Wednesday 19th February 2020 @ 4pm
Shortlisting N/A
Interviews 10th March 2020
Initial Offers Released by 5pm Thursday 23rd April 2020 
Holding Deadline Wednesday 29th April 2020 @ 1pm
Upgrade Deadline Friday 1st May 2020 @ 4pm

 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.

Any candidates that fail to bring evidence of in date ALS, APLS & ATLS will not be interviewed.

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

10th March 2020 (venue to be confirmed)

Documents Required at Interview

There are a number of documents that you are required to bring with you when you attend your interview. Please ensure that all copies for items 1-5 provided are on loose A4 white paper, (no plastic wallets, folders, staples or paperclips). Please bring the original documents and copies as listed below:

  1. Original passport plus 1 copy of the signature/photograph page
  2. Electronic evidence of GMC Registration from the online GMC register (printed within 7 days of the interview date)
  3. Original evidence of right to work in the UK plus 1 copy
  4. Evidence that you have been awarded or successfully completed MRCEM/ part A/B and C if already passed plus 1 copy OR FRCEM primary & intermediate  plus 1 copy
  5. Certificates of life support e.g. ATLS / APLS / ALS etc. plus 1 copy (these must be valid at the time of interview)

Please note: Any candidates that fail to bring evidence of in date ALS, APLS & ATLS will not be interviewed.

These documents will be checked against a recruitment checklist and the photocopies will be retained on your recruitment file. If you are appointed to a training post, these documents will be passed to the Local Office/Deanery which will be responsible for your training.


In addition please bring:

  • Your Portfolio containing evidence to substantiate your application. This should be laid out as per the Portfolio Checklistportfolio guidance document  is also available.  The levels of evidence form should be completed and placed at the front of your portfolio.

NB If you fail to supply a portfolio you may not be interviewed as this will count towards your total interview score.

Interview Format

The interviews will consist of 4 “stations”, lasting 10 minutes each. There will be a 5 minute gap between each station. Each station has been designed to assess the selection criteria on the Person Specification. You will rotate round all 3 stations during the interview process, the order you complete the stations may be different to below and different to that of other candidates. 

Portfolio

In this station your portfolio will be marked by trained assessors

Prioritisation

There will be a short scenario to read in the 5 minutes before the interview.  You will then be interviewed by 2 assessors who will assess your prioritisation skills.

Presentation

You will be required to give a 5 minute presentation to the 2 assessors in this room.  The topic of this presentation will be given to you during your 5 minute reading time outside this station.

Simulation (Verbal Complaint)

There will be a scenario to read in the 5 minutes before the interview.  In this station there will be an actor and 2 assessors.

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