Medical Psychotherapy ST4

Medical Psychotherapy training in Yorkshire and the Humber

Applications are invited for the posts detailed below. For information about the Medical Psychotherapy training programme please see the School of Psychiatry pages.

The expected duration of this training programme is 5 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


Round 2 recruitment for posts starting in February 2019 will begin on Tuesday 31 July 2018. Applications will open from 10:00 on Tuesday 31 July and will close at 16:00 on Thursday 16 August 2018.

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. 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.


Round 2 interviews for all vacancies will be run nationally by Health Education North West.

The interviews will take place on Thursday 18 October 2018 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.



Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber have the following Medical Psychotherapy vacancies in Round 2: 


Round 2 posts will start in February 2019, however, post start dates will be confirmed through Oriel during preferencing and when offers are made.

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 follow the link for more information on ST4 Training Programmes

Training Locations

Due to the size of Medical Psychotherapy training you may be placed at any of the Psychiatry of Learning Disability training locations within Yorkshire and the Humber. Trainees will be expected to travel within the boundaries of thescheme that they have selected as a preference and accepted the post within.