CT1 Core Psychiatry Training Recruitment Overview


Welcome to National CT1 Psychiatry Training Recruitment 

The recruitment for all CT1 Psychiatry training posts in England, Scotland and Wales is the responsibility of the National Psychiatry Recruitment Office, based within Health Education England's North West Local Office.

Northern Ireland continues to operate its own recruitment process for psychiatry. For further details please visit the Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training website

The next round of CT1 Recruitment is Round 1 Re-Advert for posts commencing from August 2019. You must apply via Oriel. The Application window will open at 10am (UK time) on Tuesday 26th February 2019 and will close at 4pm (UK time) on Thursday 14th March 2019. Late applications will not be accepted. Interviews will take place on Monday 29th April 2019, at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. 

Please read the applicants’ guide in full before applying, this can be found under the ‘Guidance Documents’ tab.

Application Portal (please click logo to access webpage)

2019 National Recruitment Timetable

For reference purposes only, following the next Recruitment round detailed above, there is expected to be one further reruitment round for CT1 Core Psychiatry in the 2019 timetable. Details of this is as follows:

  • Round 2R for posts commencing from February 2020
    • Applications open at 10am (UK time) on Tuesday 30th July 2019
    • Applications close at 4pm (UK time) on Thursday 15th August 2019
    • Interviews will take place in late September/early October in Manchester (exact date to be confirmed)

    Last Reviewed: 21st February 2019