HOW to Apply for IMT UK ?

  1. Create an Oriel Account:
    • Visit the Oriel website (https://www.oriel.nhs.uk/) and create an account if you don’t already have one. Make sure to keep your login details secure.
  2. Log In and Explore Programmes:
    • Log in to your Oriel account and navigate to the “Internal Medicine Training” or “IMT” section.
    • Explore the available programmes and positions. You can search for programmes by region, hospital, or specialty.
  3. Check Eligibility Criteria:
    • Carefully review the eligibility criteria for the IMT programmes you are interested in. Ensure you meet the specific requirements, including GMC registration and qualifications.
  4. Prepare Your Application Materials:
    • Before starting your application, gather the necessary documents, which typically include:
      • Your CV (Curriculum Vitae): Make sure your CV is up-to-date, highlighting your medical education, clinical experience, and any relevant research or publications.
      • GMC Certificate: Ensure you have a valid GMC certificate or proof of GMC registration.
      • Academic Qualifications: Prepare copies of your medical degree and any additional qualifications.
      • References: Some programmes may require references, so have contact information for your referees ready.
      • Personal Statement: Write a well-structured personal statement explaining your motivation for applying to IMT, your career goals, and why you’re interested in the specific programme you’re applying for. Tailor your statement to the chosen specialty.
  5. Complete the Application Form:
    • Click on the IMT programme you wish to apply for.
    • Fill out the application form on Oriel. Provide all required information, including your personal details, qualifications, and work experience.
    • Upload the documents mentioned above, ensuring that they are in the required format (e.g., PDF).
  6. Pay the Application Fee:
    • No application fee for IMT .
  7. Review and Edit:
    • Review your application form and uploaded documents for accuracy and completeness.
    • Edit your personal statement to ensure it showcases your strengths, interests, and suitability for the programme.
  8. Submit Your Application:
    • Once you are confident that your application is complete and accurate, submit it through the Oriel system.
  9. Prepare for the Interview and Assessment:
    • If your application is shortlisted, you may be invited for an interview or competency-based assessment, such as the Multi-Specialty Recruitment Assessment (MSRA). Not required for IMT
    • Study relevant materials, practice sample questions, and prepare for the interview to present yourself effectively.
  10. Receive and Rank Offers:
    • After the interview and assessment, you will receive offers for IMT positions. You can rank your preferences for programmes based on your interests and career goals.
  11. Accept an Offer:
    • Choose the offer that aligns best with your career aspirations.
    • Accept the offer through the Oriel system, as instructed.
  12. Visa and Pre-Employment Checks:
    • If you are an international medical graduate, ensure you have the necessary visa and immigration requirements to work in the UK.
    • Be prepared to undergo pre-employment checks, including a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and an occupational health assessment.
  13. Commence Training:
    • Once all requirements are met, you can begin your Internal Medicine Training in the UK.

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