Joining the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme puts you on the road to developing the skills and confidence you need to lead our organisation through its transformation into an ever more efficient, successful and professional health care service. Being a multi-award winning Scheme, it means you'll enjoy mentoring, support and first class training from some of the most brilliant minds in the NHS. And after two years (or two and a half if you opt for finance), you'll be ready to take your career to the next level.
With this specialism, you'll have all the tools and knowledge you need for a successful career in leadership and management. Over the two years of the scheme, you'll gain the skills, knowledge and confidence that will enable you to make real improvements at the frontline of the healthcare service and improve patient care. About General Management The Scheme is designed to fast track you to director level appointments. Throughout your time with us, you'll gain practical experience in organisation strategy, healthcare policy, managing change in healthcare and many other general management areas that have real impact on the running of the NHS. You'll become au fait with local needs and integrated working practices with the objective of improving patient care. To ensure you get the most from the Scheme, you'll have a direct input on how your training develops as well as being monitored on your competencies as you progress. Where it can lead - the role of the Executive Director or Chief Executive With new advances in technology, science and medicine, the NHS works constantly to improve services for anyone who needs healthcare. The roles of the Executive Director and Chief Executive are of paramount importance in driving these improvements. Should you reach this position, your key responsibilities are to: establish, lead and direct strategic direction strengthen organisational capabilities lead operations ensure financial viability maintain a learning organisation create effective relationships with stakeholders