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Applications for the 2022 intake are now OPEN!

Could you lead and inspire clinicians and managers?

Could you manage a complex multi-million pound organisation?

Could you help transform and shape NHS services?

We are looking for influential individuals who want a career in finance, delivering deeper value for money in an ever changing organisation.

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 offers outstanding development opportunities which will challenge you and reward you every day.

Trainees will be placed within the finance functions of both Commissioning and Provider NHS organisations within their allocated health economy and will gain experience in a broad range of finance.

The Role

Full time - 37.5 hours a week. Monday - Friday

Minimum Requirements

Qualifications - 2.2 degree or equivalent qualification eg. AAT/NVQ with three years relevant work experience.


Excellent numerical, writing, computer literacy, oral and presentation skills.

Personal Qualities
  • Genuine desire to work in the NHS
  • Confident positive outlook with a 'can do' attitude
  • Dedicated and hardworking
  • Excellent communicator
  • Drive and ambition to become a Director of Finance 

What you can expect from the scheme

  • Career development from day one
  • Peer support and development with other trainees
  • Fully funded professional qualification 
  • Salaried role with full benefits package
  • Access to a wide range of training and development events
  • Networking opportunities with senior finance staff
  • 27 days annual leave and pension scheme
  • Study and exam leave
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“The training scheme is a fantastic opportunity to propel you into a fast-moving and satisfying career.”

“Within 10 years of graduating from the scheme, expect to be making multi-million pound decisions on a daily basis – not for the fainthearted!”

Former finance trainee
Sarah Brampton, Director of Finance at Devon Partnership NHS Trust

“The scheme has given me the chance to explore a wide range of opportunities that would have otherwise been unavailable and has developed me across the years to become a well-balanced financial professional, placed to continue my career within the NHS.”

“The scheme has offered me all of the support I have needed whilst gaining work-based experience and completing my professional studies, as well as offering a full complement of valuable training days and conferences”

Former finance trainee
Lewis Adams, Planning and Costing Accountant


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