Location: Various locations within Wales
Job title: Wales Financial Management Graduate Scheme 2017
Position type: full-time
Number of vacancies: 8
Start date: 4 September 2017
Salary: Starting salary approx. £21,000 pa with annual increments during training
NHS Wales is responsible for ensuring the 3m people in Wales receive excellent healthcare through its primary and community care services and local and regional hospitals.
If you have a big ambition to work in one of the toughest roles in a modern organisation, are serious about a career in NHS management, and can apply your passion, drive and determination to make a difference then we are interested in you! Individuals can expect a tough, hands-on learning experience, working alongside multi-disciplinary teams, gaining the management skills needed to ultimately improve the health of everyone in Wales.
We are looking for individuals with the talent and drive to improve our patients’ experience, who will learn practical management skills and grow their leadership strengths to earn the reputation of hard-working professionals who deliver results in a complex and fast paced environment.
The level of complexity; unprecedented financial pressures; partnership working across sectors; increased focus on improvement productivity and safety – as well as the rising expectations of patients and technology revolutionising work, requires a new leadership skill shift
Regardless of profession or background the new skill shift will be required by those leading organisations in health and the wider public sector.
About the role
From day one you will be an integral part of finance teams within NHS Wales, moving around a number of placements which will give you invaluable insight and experience into the day to day challenges, giving you the opportunity to apply your financial, management and leadership skills to a range of challenges.
As a Scheme participant, you can expect first class training and mentorship support. The scheme will stretch you and give you the opportunity to develop your financial management and leadership skills whilst studying for a professional accountancy qualification through an intense development experience, learning to work alongside clinicians and other professionals.
We expect those who successfully complete our three year Financial Management Scheme to apply for a significant financial management job.
We will provide career support and coaching for our emerging leaders to tackle the big challenges in a wide range of finance roles across NHS Wales.
What we are looking for
Minimum entry requirements: 2:2 degree in any subject by July 2017. NHS experience is valued but not essential.
Interview assessment dates
Online tests December 2016
Assessment Centres January 2017
Interviews Mid January 2017
How to apply
You can apply online by visiting www.jobs.nhs.uk or www.financeacademy.wales.nhs.uk.
Full details of the application process, background data and links to more information are given on this site.