Foundation Programme Recruitment

Foundation Programme Recruitment



An introduction to training in the LNR and Trent Foundation Schools from Dr Robert Powell, Director of Foundation Training for the East Midlands

For further information on LNR and Trent Foundation Schools, please see the brochures below in the downloads area.

Key Dates

Notification of Allocation to Foundation School: 8th March 2018

Deadline for Programme Group Ranking: 15th March 2018 - 5 pm *

Notification of Match to Programme Group: 16th March 2018

Deadline for Programme Ranking: 29th March 2018 - 5 pm *

Recruitment Paperwork Transferred to Employing Organisations (e.g. allocations, application forms, references): 4th April 2018

Notification of Match to Programme: 5th April 2018

Receive Allocation Letter via email: by 27th April 2018

* If you miss the deadline, you will be allocated randomly to any remaining programme group/programme once the matching process has been completed.

Job Descriptions

Click here to view LNR job descriptions.

Click here to view Trent job descriptions.

Score Distribution Charts

LNR and Trent Score Distribution Charts for 2017 recruitment are available in the downloads section on this page.

Special Circumstances

Special circumstances pre-allocates you to Foundation School, but not to a group or programme within LNR or Trent.  Therefore, you should rank groups and programmes by the specified deadlines.

Linked Applications

Linked applications allow for you to be in the same Foundation School and Programme Group, not the same programme, employing organisation or town.

Reserve List Allocations

Applicants will be contacted via email on the day of allocation to Foundation School with details of allocation to programme.


For all enquiries, please email foundationprogrammes.em@hee.nhs.uk