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Yorkshire and Humber

Psychiatry of Learning Disability ST4

Psychiatry of Learning Disability​ training in Yorkshire and the Humber

Applications are invited for the posts detailed below. For information about the Psychiatry of Learning Disability 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 NHS England North West (formerly HEE). 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.


Interviews for Psychiatry of Learning Disability are hosted by NHS England North West (formerly HEE). For more information about the interviews, see the link for the national recruitment office.

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.



Vacancy details, including indicative vacancy numbers, will be published by the national recruitment office. Please note vacancy information is indicative and subject to change at any time. Please refer to Oriel and the national recruitment office for current vacancy information.

The Psychiatry of Learning Disability rotation covers Yorkshire and the Humber. For more information about the programme, please see School of Psychiatry pages.

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 Psychiatry of Learning Disability 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 the scheme that they have selected as a preference and accepted the post within.