Foundation Year trainees :: Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Foundation Year trainees

Surrey & Borders Partnership is a mental health trust in the Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex (HEKSS) Region.

We provide safe, effective and high-quality care for people with mental health needs across a range of settings. This includes General Adult psychiatry services, Children and Young people services, Older Adult services, Learning Disability services as well as specialist services such as Eating Disorders, Addictions, Perinatal, Liaison Psychiatry & Medical Psychotherapy.  

We are highly rated for overall trainee satisfaction and have excellent feedback from our trainees.

We welcome enthusiastic trainees who will make the most out of the opportunities we have on offer. 

Please find in this section details of all the foundation year training posts along with the relevant job descriptions. The job descriptions contain information on the location of the post, supervisor details, learning objectives and indicative timetable including when supervision should take place. The job descriptions also include a curriculum map summary indicating which parts of your curriculum are covered in the particular post, as well as expectations for clinical and educational supervision.

Post allocations

The Posts are allocated once we have received the names of the trainees from the 4 acute trusts. We aim to send you your post allocation and out of hours rota (FY2s only) 8 weeks before the start date. Please let us know if you have any special circumstances to be considered in post allocations.


For training programmes the trust is separated into 3 localities each with its own Out of Hours Rota & Academic Programme:  East/Mid Surrey, North West Surrey and South West Surrey. 

  • East/Mid Surrey locality has placements in West Park (Epsom), St Ebba’s (Epsom), Gatton Place (Redhill), East Surrey Hospital (Redhill) and Margaret Laurie House (Reigate). 
  • North West Surrey locality has placements in Ashford Hospital (Ashford), Unither House (Chertsey), Bridgewell House (Woking) and Abraham Cowley Unit/ St Peter’s Hospital (Chertsey). 
  • South West Surrey locality has placements in Frimley Park Hospital (Frimley), Theta (Frimley), Aldershot Centre for Health (Aldershot), Hope Service (Guildford) and Farnham Road Hospital (Guildford).

Map of our locations


Job Descriptions

Click on any of the thumbnails, below, to view FY job descriptions for those localities.

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