Dental Therapist Foundation Training Recruitment 2024/2025

The Dental Therapist Foundation Training Scheme (DTFT) is an exciting opportunity designed to ease the journey of newly qualified dental therapists from undergraduate studies to working successfully in a general dental practice environment.

Dental Therapist Foundation Trainees will be employed by an approved NHS training practice within Thames Valley & Wessex region for 3 days a week (22.5 hrs per week). The scheme features a minimum of 15 day-release education days, which include a comprehensive induction programme, two-day education and team building event, several hands-on days and a number of joint study events with the Dental Foundation Schemes.

Training practices for 2024/25 Foundation Year are currently being recruited, however we aim to have practices geographically spread across the Thames Valley & Wessex Region.


The Scheme start date is Monday 2nd September 2024. All Applicants must be graduated and must be GDC Registered and indemnified.

Applications for the 2024/2025 scheme are currently open – CLOSE FRIDAY 29 MARCH 2024

Please take time to read the Therapist Information & Application Guide 2024/25 before submitting your application.

If you require further information please email or Tel 01865 932065