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National Inter Deanery Transfer (IDT)
National Inter Deanery Transfer (IDT)
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What is the National Inter Deanery Transfer process?
Why has the process been established?
When can I apply?
Can I apply for a transfer between windows?
What are the eligibility criteria?
How flexible are the eligibility criteria?
I do not meet all of the eligibility criteria, should I submit an application anyway?
My change of circumstances occurred prior to the start of my training, can I apply?
My change of circumstances has not yet occurred, can I apply?
My Partner has been offered a job in another region and I would like to move with him/her, can I apply?
I am a LAT/LAS, can I apply for IDT?
I am currently training Less than Full Time (LTFT), can I apply?
I am currently out of programme/on maternity leave, can I apply?
I deferred the start of my training due to pregnancy – can I apply for IDT?
I hold a Tier 2 visa within a HEE region, can I apply?
I hold a Tier 2 visa and want to transfer into or out of Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, can I apply?
I am on a two year training programme, can I apply?
I am a trainee within the Military Deanery, how should I apply for a transfer?
I am a spouse/partner of a member of the armed forces, does the Armed Forces Covenant apply to the National IDT process?
My ARCP 2 or 3 or RITA D or E are not due to clinical or competence issues, can I still apply?
I went on maternity leave soon after starting my programme and do not yet have an ARCP; can I provide a letter indicating that I am making satisfactory progress instead of an ARCP?
I started my training programme in October, have completed 9 months of my training but do not have an ARCP – can I apply for IDT?
Do you accept Interim Reviews?
I am a Foundation trainee; can I apply for Inter-Deanery Transfer?
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I am a HEE London and South East (LaSE) trainee, how do I obtain the Postgraduate Dean signature for part 2 of the Deanery Document?
What should I do if I am unable to upload my evidence to the online application portal?
I need to upload additional documents to support my application, but I have exceeded the 15 MB limit.
Will I have to go through the process again if I’ve previously submitted an application?
I applied in the last window, can I submit the same supporting documents as before?
Do you accept electronic signatures for supporting documents?
I have found a doctor in the region to which I want to transfer who is willing to swap with me, can I transfer?
Who will view my application and supporting documents?
What if I forget something regarding my application?
Can my partner and I make a joint application or can our application forms be linked?
Can I make changes to my application form once it has been submitted?
Can I ask to be transferred to a nearby training region if my first choice isn’t available?
Can I specify where within the region I would like to be transferred to?
Is it possible to change my preferences after allocations have been made?
The regions I would like to apply to have now merged, how do I list them on my application form?
Post availability and allocation
How does a post become available?
Who should I contact to find out about available posts?
Can I find out which vacancies are available in my preferred region prior to submitting an application?
Will there be a vacancy for me if I’m eligible?
If there are more applicants than posts, how will the successful applicants be selected?
I put a specific location/trust on my application form but I have been offered a post somewhere else – why was I not given the trust I wanted and put on my application form?
Why are applications from trainees with changes in their primary carer and parental responsibility and committed relationship treated equally after trainees with a disability?
If I met the eligibility criteria last time but couldn’t transfer due to a lack of posts, will I be put on a waiting list until a post becomes available?
I was eligible for a post but was told there were no vacancies, however, I contacted the local training region and they told me they had gaps on their programme – why was I not given this vacancy?
How will I be made an offer to transfer?
What information will the conditional offer contain?
Why is this offer conditional?
What happens if I accept this conditional offer?
What happens if I decline this conditional offer?
What is a Second Iteration Offer?
What is contained within my trainee file?
Who holds my trainee file?
What should I do to finalise my transfer?
Can I claim relocation expenses after my transfer?
I have been allocated a post for transfer but have an ARCP before I leave my current training region in which I may receive an unsatisfactory outcome – can my transfer still go ahead?
Operational & Technical Issues
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How do I make an IDT related complaint?
The above FAQs have not answered my query. Where can I submit my IDT related query?