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Dental vocational (foundation) training

Dental vocational training (DVT)

Applications have now closed for DVT posts, commencing on 1 August 2021.

Salary information can be obtained on the Scottish Dental website (page 55).

All information is correct at the date of publication and may be subject to change.

If you have any feedback, comments, concerns or complaints regarding the Dental Recruitment process, please contact us here or email dental_recruitment@nes.scot.nhs.uk

Important: We would like to bring to the attention of all applicants the potential impact Brexit may have on your application, employment and training in the UK. We therefore encourage you to refer to the UK Government website for further information and advice.

Therapist vocational training (TVT)

Applications have now closed for TVT posts, commencing on 1 August 2021.

Salary information

The annual salary for a Vocational Dental Therapist (TVT) is determined by the National pay structure for NHS workers (agenda for change) and is set at £25,100 pro rata (i.e. 60% of £25,100=£15,060).

All information is correct at the date of publication and may be subject to change.

If you have any feedback, comments, concerns or complaints regarding the Dental Recruitment process, please contact us here or email dental_recruitment@nes.scot.nhs.uk

Important: We would like to bring to the attention of all applicants the potential impact Brexit may have on your application, employment and training in the UK. We therefore encourage you to refer to the UK Government website for further information and advice.

Trainer Recruitment

The DVT/TVT application window is now closed for 2021.

Recruitment documentation

For information on Trainer recruitment please see documents below:

Contact us

If you have any feedback, comments, concerns or complaints regarding the Dental Recruitment process, please contact us here or email dental_recruitment@nes.scot.nhs.uk.


Last updated: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

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