ST4 Forensic Psychiatry Recruitment

Welcome to ST4 Forensic Psychiatry recruitment at the North Western Deanery

Please scroll down the page or click on one of the links below to find out about ST4 Forensic Psychiatry recruitment and training in the North Western Deanery.


Recruitment Information | Recruitment Timetable | Programme Information | Employment Information

Next recruitment episode anticipated

February 2014

Recruitment Information

Specialty & Level (Type of Work)

ST4 Forensic Psychiatry

Anticipated Number of Vacancies

Up to 6 x ST4

Fill Rate

For Round 2, see:

Recruitment Round

round 2, February 2014

Type of Recruitment

National - via North Western Deanery

Qualifications & Professional Registration Required

Click here to access the 2015 person specifications

Eligibility Criteria See here

Anticipated Start Date

August 2014

Competition Ratios

In Round 1, 2011, we received 6 applications for 1 post.

Contact Us

Application Process

 See North Western Deanery website

Online Recruitment Portal

Recruitment Timetable



Advert appears

 Wednesday 11th February 2015

Apply from

 From 10am UK time on Tuesday 17th February 2015

Closing Date

 At 4pm UK time on Wednesday 11th March 2015



Invitations to Interview expected

 March, April or May 2015 depending on interview date(s)

Interview Date(s)

 Between 23rd March and 13th May 2015

Interview Location

 Refer to lead recruiter’s website

What to bring to interview

 Refer to lead recruiter’s website

Travel Expense Claim Forms

 Expenses should be claimed from the lead recruiter.

Offers from

 By no later than Thursday 14th May 2015

Programme Information

Programme Details

Programme details will be provided in due course. The College's Curriculum can be accessed here.

Role Description (or Job Description if available)

Will be provided in due course.

Training Locations

Training is provided at the following locations:

  • Ashworth Hospital, Mersey Care NHS Trust
  • Guild Lodge, Preston, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Prestwich Hospital, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Anticipated Duration of Programme

Usually 3 years

Anticipated Outcome of Programme (subject to satisfactory progression)


See Gold Guide for further information

Expected Rotation Information

Will be provided in due course

Sample Rotation

Will be provided in due course

Other sources of information

Click here the Medical Careers website's description of Forensic Psychiatry

GMC Trainees' Survey link

See the 2011 Forensic Psychiatry Trainee Survery here

Employment Information


Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Salary Scale / Basic Pay

Refer to latest NHS Employers' M&D Pay Circular (Specialty Registrar - Full)

National Terms & Conditions

Junior Doctors' Terms & Conditions of Service

Travel and relocation expenses policy

Refer to paragraphs 277 - 308 in the Junior Doctors' Terms & Conditions of Service.

For Relocation Expenses, further information can be obtained by emailing:

Other Policies & Guidance

Click here for Lead Employer Policies (available in due course)

Click here for Deanery policies.

Last Reviewed: January 28th 2014