Welcome to the CT1 recruitment website!
If you are looking to apply to CT1-level posts in the programmes of acute care common stem: acute medicine (ACCS-AM) and/or core medical training (CMT), this website contains detailed information to help you.
Every ACCS-AM/CMT CT1 post across the 16 regional recruitment bodies in the whole of the UK - England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales included - will be entered into the CT1 recruitment process described here.
Round 1 of recruitment is entering the latter stages with offers completed by the end of March and national clearing taking place in early April.
Please note that for round 2 we have produced an addendum to the round 1 applicants' guide which summarises the main differences in how recruitment will work in round 2.
All aspects of the application/recruitment process are examined throughout this website, from considering and preparing your application, through making an application, the interview and receiving offers, up to eventual employment. In some cases information published refers to round 1 but the general process is much the same.
Please see below for guidance on these stages:
‹ Navigating the CT1 website (please click here) ›
Due to the large amount of information held within this site, paragraph 'sliders' have been employed in many areas to allow this to be better presented.
Wherever a slider ‹ header › is shown, click on the header to reveal the hidden text (as you did above; and as below).
‹ Timeline, interview dates, vacancy numbers ›
For information on the CT1 recruitment timeline, plus interview dates and post numbers, please visit the dates & posts section of this website.
‹ Regions, training programmes ›
‹ Before applying ›
‹ Making a CT1 application ›
As implied, the application form section gives guidance on the Oriel application system, the application form specifically and also the process of making applications more generally.
‹ After applying ›
‹ Further information/questions ›
Should you not be able to find the information you are seeking, and/or you have a question relating to CT1 recruitment, you may find the solution in the FAQs section of the website.
The most common queries received by the JRCPTB have been added here, and grouped into particular categories for ease of use (eligibility, application, interview, etc.)
Should you wish to contact any of the regions involved in CT1 recruitment - or any other body - please visit the contacts section of the site.
If you cannot find an answer to a question, the JRCPTB runs an email helpdesk which can be contacted with any queries relating to CT1 recruitment.
Normally, the JRCPTB will respond to all queries within 48 hours (excluding bank holidays and weekends).
To contact the helpdesk, please send an email to email@example.com.
Any important announcements will be added to this website and noted in the news section, as well as being announced on our twitter feed; please click either the link or the twitter button (above left) to access our twitter feed and follow us there.
Specialty Recruitment Office
CT1 recruitment is managed and coordinated by the Specialty Recruitment Office at the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB), as has been the case since 2008.
Best wishes, and good luck with your application,
Professor David Black
JRCPTB medical director
Dr Emma Vaux
CT1 recruitment clinical lead & JRCPTB associate medical director
Oriel application system
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