Improving Surgical Training ST1

About this vacancy

Post Details:  Improving Surgical Training (IST) General Surgery Run through. Number of posts 0-9
Location of Post(s)/Employers:

Staff Group: Medical & Dental
Job Type: Specialty Training
Salary Scale:  NHS Wales Pay & Conditions
Qualifications and professional registration required:
The qualifications and professional registration requirements plus other eligibility criteria can be found in the person specification. The person specification for this specialty is available from the Specialty Training website which can be accessed from Oriel. 
Commencement Date: Wednesday 5th August 2020
Anticipated Duration of the Programme: 8 years, subject to satisfactory ARCPs
Trainees in General Surgery (2018 entry onwards) will need to achieve the following in order to progress into ST3:

1.       Successfully completed the MRCS examination

2.       Achieved an ARCP 1 for their ST2 year

3.       Taken part in the National Selection process for their specialty

HEE, the GMC and the IST Project Board are currently developing the exact mechanism whereby IST trainees (in General Surgery will participate in the National Selection process and will communicate that mechanism in the coming weeks.
Programme information:

  • Completion of core/specialty training leading to achievement of CCT subject to satisfactory ARCPs


Eligibility Criteria for recruitment to Specialty Training 2020 – Immigration Requirements:
To determine if you are eligible to apply for Core Surgical Training in the current recruitment round, please refer to the Right to Work Section which can be found at
How to Apply:
Date of advert: 31st October 2019
Application window: 10am 7th November 2019 – 4pm 29th November 2019
Interview dates/venue: TBC
Applications submitted outside of the application window will not be accepted.  Please ensure that you have completed all the relevant sections of the application forms as missing information will deem your application incomplete and it will not be considered.
You must apply via the online recruitment system, Oriel
For further information relating to Core Surgical Training please visit
Contact Details: HEIW Recruitment Office, email: 

Vacancy ID: 
Improving Surgical Training ST1
Post commencing from: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Recruitment model: 
Improving Surgical Training ST1
Specialty / Programme: 
Post type: 
Improving Surgical Training ST1
Opening dates: 
Thursday, November 7, 2019 to Thursday, November 28, 2019
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