ST1 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Recruitment Overview


Welcome to National ST1 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Recruitment 

Health Education England and the Royal College of Psychiatry piloted a run through training programme in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the first time in 2018 for posts commencing in August 2018. This pilot will continue for the forthcoming recruitment round, for posts commencing from August 2019.

Health Education England (North West Local Office) is coordinating the national process for recruiting trainees into these ST1 CAMHS posts.

For August 2019, it is anticipated that there will be up to 20 posts across England - details of the participating regions can be found via the indicative vacancies list under the Current Round section.

The Application window has now closed.

Please note there is a separate application for CT1 Core Psychiatry and so any candidates wishing to apply to both specialties will be required to complete each application process. 

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 2019 Recruitment round detailed above, there will be no further recruitment rounds for ST1 Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in the 2019 Timetable. The next recruitment round will be for posts commencing from August 2020 (Details of the respective recruitment timeline will be published once finalised in 2019). NB. Please refer to the CT1 Core Psychiatry pages of our web site for full details of the 2019 timetable for CT1 Core Psychiatry recruitment.

Last Reviewed: 21st February 2019