Leading teams and driving change, at the heart of the NHS. Develop the skills to innovate, project manage, inspire others to support your vision – and deliver exceptional results.
Modelling a better future for communities everywhere. Shape services, find efficiencies, drive effectiveness and develop new ways of working that are better for all.
Supporting the people who give so much. You’ll learn how to recruit, support and retain staff and help individuals and teams meet their potential. You’ll improve capability across the NHS to improve patient services.
Turning commitments into care. Develop the expertise to understand the challenges of today and those likely to face the NHS in the future. Design the policies and strategies that will ensure the NHS meets the needs of patients today and generations to come.
Create the digital service of tomorrow. Get involved in the design and implementation of data systems to help the NHS improve services and predict the demands on healthcare services in the future.
Using data to bring people back to health. Use statistical approaches to understand data sets and inform crucial decisions on healthcare provision and planning.
Our England-wide Scheme is run on a regional basis. You’ll be placed in one of 7 regions during your time on the Scheme. Find out more and decide where your leadership journey begins.
Events and webinars
Meet our recruitment team and trainees in a webinar. Or come and say hello at one of the university career events we’re attending in October. Join us if you can for an opportunity to find out what life on the Scheme is like. Or watch a recent webinar for an in-depth insight into the Scheme and advice on applying to join in September 2024.
Pay & benefits
Our starting salary for trainees is £27,701 with the opportunity for a 5% increase after 12 months. You’ll be automatically enrolled into the NHS Pension Scheme and be eligible for our Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle2Work scheme and more. On average, our trainees earn around £44,000 in their first NHS role on leaving the Scheme.
Host a trainee
If you work in an NHS organisation that values and can develop the leadership potential of our trainees, get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.