Graduate Scheme Trainee

NHS South Central and West Commissioning Support Unit

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Job summary

You'll be a graduate, or soon to graduate with a minimum of 2:2 grade. We welcome applications from all disciplines, irrespective of place of education.

As a major part of your application, please answer the following four statements in your personal statement:

  • Why did you decide to apply?
  • How do you align your personal qualities to our values?
  • What strengths do you have to be successful in this role within SCW?
  • Please state what learning and insight you have had during your degree that you would bring to SCW?

Who are we?

SCW (South Central & West) Our purpose is to enable health and social care organisations to achieve the best possible outcomes for their people and populations. Think of us as an internal consultancy and business services for the NHS. When things get complicated, we provide flexible and cost-effective ways to access specialist skills and expertise to help prevent people getting ill, tackle health inequalities, strengthen workforces, improve care outcomes for major conditions and create patient experiences designed around the people who use them.

Where will you work?

We are developing an agile, flexible, and productive working approach, to allow us to work effectively, whilst also having some work-life balance. Bristol, Eastleigh, Reading, Oxford.

This means you will be working predominately from home; you may be able to work from your chosen base location, customer sites, dependent on your role, and projects you will be supporting.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for graduates who have both an analytical and creative mindset to help us find smart solutions to complex problems, who are passionate about the NHS. We believe that there are many ways to be involved and inspired by our work be it in digital analytics & transformation, consultancy & programme management or within our professional services. You'll find that there are lots of passionate people to connect with; we are looking for you to be keen and able to learn and develop a career with us.

We run a successful Graduate Management Programme, graduates undertake a period of induction where they are introduced to SCW to get an understanding of how we operate, meet with key colleagues, meet with grad alumni, current grads and formally start the programme with a cohort of graduates.

After our corporate induction you will then commence with a specific department, starting your local induction and role. You will gain hands-on business experience, completing projects and pieces of work within each area. There is a huge amount we need to achieve together, and you will thrive on the challenge!

You will also spend time as a graduate management scheme team. You will attend masterclasses to build your organisational knowledge and personal effectiveness and will receive the benefit of an additional qualification in such as agile project management.

Come and join us to explore how we support the diverse 'NHS family' with a stretch for your developing career.

About us

We are a commissioning support unit within the NHS family, delivering end to end consultancy and support services on a local and national basis. Our clients choose to use us because we deliver quality and value and because we help them to make a difference. We're looking for ambitious and driven graduates who are keen to take the initiative and get things done in a resourceful, efficient and customer focussed manner.

Date posted

21 January 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

891-CSU-7051VB

Job locations

Flexible

.

BS1 3NX


Job description

Job responsibilities

Key responsibilities:

  • Project Management
  • Effective stakeholder management
  • Leading and developing projects
  • Provide high quality project, service, initiative, and business support
  • Information management
  • Research and Development
  • Deliver against agreed objectives
  • Organise meetings or events

Application process and key dates:

The application process will consist of the following activities. Please note dates may be subject to change due to Covid-19:

  • Phone interviews: April 2022
  • Virtual assessment centres: May 2022
  • Start date: October 2022

You can find out more via our website and take a look at what some of our grads have to say about their scheme. Or for more information email us: scwcsu.workforce@nhs.net

If youre passionate about helping organisations deliver the best possible care to people, and want to be one of our future leaders, apply for our scheme today!

Follow #SCWfamily to see what its like to work at SCW, and #SCWgrads2022 for updates, and to hear from our previous grads.

As a major part of your application, please answer the following four statements in your personal statement:

  1. Why did you decide to apply?
  2. How do you align your personal qualities to our values?
  3. What strengths do you have to be successful in this role within SCW?
  4. Please state what learning and insight you have had during your degree that you would bring to SCW?

See attached full job description for full details

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key responsibilities:

  • Project Management
  • Effective stakeholder management
  • Leading and developing projects
  • Provide high quality project, service, initiative, and business support
  • Information management
  • Research and Development
  • Deliver against agreed objectives
  • Organise meetings or events

Application process and key dates:

The application process will consist of the following activities. Please note dates may be subject to change due to Covid-19:

  • Phone interviews: April 2022
  • Virtual assessment centres: May 2022
  • Start date: October 2022

You can find out more via our website and take a look at what some of our grads have to say about their scheme. Or for more information email us: scwcsu.workforce@nhs.net

If youre passionate about helping organisations deliver the best possible care to people, and want to be one of our future leaders, apply for our scheme today!

Follow #SCWfamily to see what its like to work at SCW, and #SCWgrads2022 for updates, and to hear from our previous grads.

As a major part of your application, please answer the following four statements in your personal statement:

  1. Why did you decide to apply?
  2. How do you align your personal qualities to our values?
  3. What strengths do you have to be successful in this role within SCW?
  4. Please state what learning and insight you have had during your degree that you would bring to SCW?

See attached full job description for full details

Person Specification

Values & Behaviours

Essential

  • Values & Behaviours

Education

Essential

  • Education

Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge & Experience

Skills & Capabilities

Essential

  • Skills & Capabilities

Other

Essential

  • Other
Person Specification

Values & Behaviours

Essential

  • Values & Behaviours

Education

Essential

  • Education

Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge & Experience

Skills & Capabilities

Essential

  • Skills & Capabilities

Other

Essential

  • Other

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

NHS South Central and West Commissioning Support Unit

Address

Flexible

.

BS1 3NX


Employer's website

https://www.scwcsu.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

NHS South Central and West Commissioning Support Unit

Address

Flexible

.

BS1 3NX


Employer's website

https://www.scwcsu.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

scwcsu workforce

scwcsu.workforce@nhs.net

Date posted

21 January 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

891-CSU-7051VB

Job locations

Flexible

.

BS1 3NX


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