NHS Financial Management Graduate Trainee

West Midlands
Circa £20,000 rising to a minimum of £28,000 in the third and final year
18 Nov 2016
16 Jan 2017
Job Type
Graduate schemes

We need future finance leaders, capable of contributing to our ongoing transformation, who can inspire teams and influence good practice.

If you want to work in the NHS and believe that you can make a difference, our 3 year training scheme based on work placements in a variety of healthcare organisations within your region, will test your ability to think and work in innovative ways. There will be challenges, as well as outstanding development opportunities.

You will play a vital role, working alongside colleagues to transform and shape services, supported by experts from the NHS. You will gain knowledge of financial regulations and systems as part of your on-the-job training. You will also be given study leave and full financial support to become a qualified professional accountant.

During your time on the scheme you will be placed within the finance functions of both commissioning and provider organisations within your allocated health economy and will gain experience in a broad range of finance including financial services, financial management, financial accounting, financial planning and audit.

The benefits of the scheme includes:

  • Annual leave of 27 days plus 8 public holidays
  • Generous study and exam leave
  • Contributory pension scheme, inflation linked
  • Full financial support for your professional accounting qualification
  • Three year training contract
  • Access to a wide range of training and development events
  • Networking opportunities with senior finance staff


Please see the attached job advert which includes further details about the scheme along with the link to apply for the regional scheme of your choice.

Application closing date is the 9th January 2017

Selection Process: Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a numerical and verbal test online.

Assessment Centre: Following the online testing, successful candidates will be invited to attend an assessment centre - 23 and 24 February 2017.