All Psychiatry training posts in the UK are recruited to through a national process managed by the National Psychiatry Recruitment Office. The team is located in the North West Local Office.

You will make an application to a single ST4 Psychiatry vacancy and can be considered for any/all of the 6 single specialties or 7 dual specialties in any location that declares posts.

Recruitment timelines for 2024 to 2025

This round of recruitment is for posts that start from 5 February 2025.

All times are in UK local time (GMT or BST)

July 2024

Applications open

Date: Tuesday 23 July 2024 at 10am

August 2024

Applications close

Date: Tuesday 13 August 2024 at 4pm

September 2024

Longlisting window

Dates: September 2024

Self Assessment upload window

Dates: Monday 2 September – Monday 16 September

Online Interviews

Dates: week commencing 9 September (TBC)

Clinical Assessment of Skills and Competencies (CASC) exam dates (if applicable)

Dates: Monday 16 September – Friday 20 September

Self Assessment verification window

Dates: Tuesday 17 September – Monday 30 September

October 2024

Self Assessment appeal window

Dates: Tuesday 1 October – Friday 4 October

Preferencing of Posts

Dates: Monday 14 October – Monday 28 October

CASC results released

Date: Friday 18 October

Initial offers released

Date: Wednesday 30 October

November 2024

Hold deadline

Date: Monday 4 November at 1pm

Upgrade deadline

Date: Wednesday 6 November at 4pm

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Page last reviewed: 17 October 2023
Next review due: 17 October 2024