Graduate Management Programme
graduate scheme

Graduate Management Programme

Skills for Care
East Midlands · East of Englandand 7 others
Time left to apply
13 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

This a challenging yet rewarding one-year programme that includes:

  • Working full-time in a high quality social care organisation, incorporating a six-eight week health project secondment
  • A bursary payment of £20,000 studying for a level five qualification in leadership and management and the much sought-after NHS leadership development programme
  • Leadership mentoring and coaching from senior professionals

If you think you’re up for the challenge and have what it takes, then apply for one of our limited places on this exciting programme.

Start date: October 2018.

Company information

Skills for Care helps create a well-led, skilled and valued adult social care workforce. Developed in partnership with the NHS Leadership Academy and the Department of Health and Social Care, the programme is designed to fast-track graduates into leadership roles in the ever-growing health and social care sector.

Person requirements

You must have demonstrable skills in spoken English to enable effective communication in the workplace, and a strong desire to work alongside others in health and social care settings. It’s crucial you are able to think strategically and bring a positive desire to help other people live life to the full.

Desired characteristics
Collaborative working capabilities:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Empathy and appreciation of the needs of end users of health and social care services
  • The ability to actively listen to, support and gain the trust of others
  • The ability to build and develop productive relationships and networks
  • The ability to influence and lead others using a variety of styles and approaches
  • An understanding of personal impact on others
  • Confidence to lead others, encourage contribution, recognise and respect the views of others

Business skills and abilities:

  • A results-driven approach to work
  • Constructive and innovative thinking
  • Use analysis and evidence-based research to address change
  • A proactive and project management approach to work
  • Decision-making skills
  • Commercial and financial awareness

Personal characteristics and abilities:

  • Flexibility and the ability to deal with complexity
  • A person centric approach and moral purpose
  • The ability to act with integrity, open, honestly and in an ethical manner
  • The ability to work under pressure and to take on responsibility
  • Resilience
  • Reflective practice
  • Self-awareness of your own personal and professional development needs

Qualifications and experience requirements

We’re looking for bright, ambitious graduates from any degree discipline who have graduated in the last seven years. You must have, or will have achieved, at least a 2:2 degree by September 2018.

Accepted degree subjects




£20,000 tax free bursary


East Midlands · East of England · London · North East England · North West England · South East England · South West England · West Midlands · Yorkshire and the Humber

Contract and working hours

Fixed term · Full-time

How to apply

Number of vacancies: 15-20

Closing date: 09/04/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 04/04/2018

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