Recruitment

Recruitment to year one of training (Core Training /CT1 ) will be through the National system coordinated Royal College of psychiatrists  system. Locally, applications will be assessed and suitable candidates invited for interview. The interview itself will be of at least half an hour’s duration and will include more than one station/exercise.

At least one of the stations will review the candidate’s application and portfolio of achievement. For the latter it is critical that the candidate brings to the interview their record of achievement (portfolio) which should include at least the following;- a log of learning activity e.g courses attended, examinations attempted, log of clinical activity, assessment and appraisal documentation including supervisor’s reports, audits and their results (including service change), record of cases presented and journal club presentations. The existing College logbook/personal training file may provide a useful structure upon which to base the portfolio.
 

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