General Management Training Scheme
graduate scheme
Expires27 days

General Management Training Scheme

Job description

Do you want to make a difference?

NHS Scotland invites you to apply for the General Management Training Scheme 2019. Join us and become one of the exceptional people who want to commit to a general management career in NHS Scotland. You can make a difference by working with us towards our shared goal to enable everyone to live longer, healthier lives at home or in a homely setting by 2020.

In return you'll experience a range of health and care services in your host Board and across Scotland. You'll work in a real management post with responsibility for people, services and resources such as skills, budgets and equipment. You’ll also gain a fully funded relevant Masters level qualification. This opportunity will allow you to work and learn alongside some of NHS Scotland’s top leaders and clinicians.

It is within this environment that you will be given the opportunity to work with and develop services that will make a real difference to people’s lives. You will positively contribute to major changes within a world class organisation, preparing it for the nation’s healthcare needs.

The NHS Scotland Management Training Scheme is delivered by NHS Education for Scotland.

In return you will:

  • Have the opportunity to gain three years employment with a competitive salary which increases annually
  • Spend time in a number of different roles at both operational and strategic level, providing you with an excellent start to your NHS Scotland career
  • Receive full funding to allow you to study for a relevant masters level qualification if you join the general scheme, and a CIPFA professional qualification if you join the financial scheme
  • Be supported by a line manager, coach, executive level mentor and have access to a range of master classes and development opportunities

Starting: September 2019.

What we are looking for

Our general and financial management training schemes look for exceptional graduates who want to commit to a career in Scotland’s most highly regarded public service, and who recognise that excellence in leadership and management is vital to the delivery of excellence in healthcare.

We are looking for highly talented, emotionally intelligent graduates who demonstrate our shared values of care and compassion, dignity and respect, openness, honesty and responsibility and quality and teamwork.


You will also need to have a 2:2 honours degree (any subject) to meet our application criteria.

Accepted degree subjects


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 14/02/2019

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Closing date: 20/02/2019


Additional job details


£24,057 per annum

Masters level qualification, 27 days annual leave plus eight public holidays, membership of the NHS pension scheme

ContractFixed term
Working hoursFull-time

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