Core Psychiatry CT1

Core Psychiatry Training in Yorkshire and the Humber

Applications are invited for the posts detailed below. For information about the Core Training programme please see the School of Psychiatry pages.

The expected duration of this training programme is 3 years subject to satisfactory progression. The actual duration may depend on the circumstances of individual trainees.

Before before beginning your application please read through all the relevant information available on the national recruitment website and associated links

In order to assess your suitability for this training programme please refer to the national Person Specifications.

Further sources of information


The Recruitment Process


National Psychiatry recruitment is led by Health Education North West. For information about the recruitment process, including about how to apply, please see the National Recruitment Office. Applications for Core Psychiatry posts starting in August 2019 will open on 7 November 2018.

Please ensure that you read the candidate guide to ensure that you are fully aware of the process involved and any new changes to that process.


Interviews for Core Psychiatry are hosted by Health Education North West.

Interviews for Core Pscyhiatry posts starting in August 2019 will take place in February 2019 at Etihad Stadium, Manchester. 

For those attending the interviews, please note that any travel expense claims will be dealt with by the National Recruitment Office. Please ensure that you submit your claim as soon as you can after the event to avoid any claims being refused.



Yorkshire and the Humber currently have the following vacancies for Core Psychiatry posts starting in August 2019. Please note this vacancy information is indicative and subject to change at any time. Please refer to Oriel and the national recruitment office for current vacancy information.


Grade Region Scheme Vacancies available
CT1 North and East Yorkshire North Yorkshire 9
East Yorkshire 6
CT1 West Yorkshire Bradford & Airedale 5
Calderdale & Kirklees 7
Leeds & Wakefield 10
CT1 South Yorkshire South Yorkshire 8

Deferrals may be granted but are only possible for the reasons listed within the Gold Guide. It is only possible to grant deferrals if you have a ‘statutory’ reason, such as ill health or maternity leave. If you are offered a post but do need to defer, we ask that you contact the recruitment team ( as soon as possible after accepting your offer.

All vacancy information is indicative and subject to change at any time.

Programme Information

Rotation Details

Please see the School of Psychiatry webpages for more information on Core Training Programmes

Training Locations

Core Psychiatry training is provided within geographical schemes. Trainees will be expected to travel within the boundaries of the scheme for which they have accepted an offer.