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This page provides all our current opportunities and vacancies within specialty training in dentistry.


Specialty trainees in orthodontics

Specialty / programme: dental

Grade: ST1

Post type: dental specialty trainee x two posts

Opening dates: Tuesday 12 January 2023 to Thursday 2 February 2023

Applications are invited for two specialty training three-year posts in Orthodontics based at:

  • University Dental Hospital Cardiff with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (one post)
  • University Dental Hospital Cardiff with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, and Prince Charles Hospital with Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (one post)

These posts are suitable for trainees who wish to enter a training programme leading to the award of a Certificate of Completion in Specialty Training (CCST) in this specialty.

These posts have the approval of the Postgraduate Dental Dean for Wales.

Progress in the programme will be subject to satisfactory annual review. The normal duration of training will be as determined by the General Dental Council’s curriculum for the specialty. Eligibility for the recommendation by the Postgraduate Dental Dean for Wales of the award of a CCST, by the GDC, will be subject to completion of the training requirements of the Deanery.

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 Dental Specialty Training website at Orthodontics (ST1) | Dental Education Hub (

It will be necessary for all successful applicants to be subject to pre-employment checks, including a Disclosure & Barring Service Check.  

To apply please visit the online recruitment system: Oriel


Advert on Oriel date: Tuesday 10 January 2023

Applications Open date: Tuesday 12 January 2023

Applications Closing date: Thursday 2 February 2023

Selection Centre dates: Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 May 2023

Start date: Wednesday 4 October 2023

Preferencing: March/April 2023