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Please note you can only submit one application in a 12 month period to the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme per intake.  However, in your application you can request to be considered for more than one specialism so long as you meet the relevant entry requirements.

Every stage of the application process is designed to assess your relevant skills, experience and behaviours against the NHS Healthcare Leadership Model.

If you have any questions about life on the Scheme you can talk directly to current and former members of our Scheme, please visit the 'Our Insiders' area of the site.

The application process involves the following stages which will take place between October 2019 and March 2020.  Good luck.

How the process works

Match me tool

Prior to submitting your application, we would advise you to use our Match me tool to ensure that the Scheme is right for you.

Go to Match me tool

Entry requirements

Before you apply, please ensure that you meet all our entry requirements.

Check eligibility

Online application

Application closed.

Online tests

Completion of the application form will be followed by some online tests. These tests will focus on your general abilities and how you would respond to situations you would typically face on the Scheme. You'll start with a Video Situational Judgement Test and a Personality Profiler, before taking a Numerical Reasoning Test (NRT), Verbal Reasoning Test (VRT) and Critical Reasoning Test (CRT). There will be a minimum standard you'll need to reach on each test before proceeding to the next.

You need to complete online tests within 10 days of being invited to do so. Please note you can only submit one application to the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme per intake.

You can take a practice test for Situational Judgement, Verbal Reasoning, Numerical Reasoning, & Critical Reasoning.

Interview

If your application is successful you be invited to complete a video interview.

You need to complete this within 10 days of being invited to do so.

To help you prepare for this event you should read our Healthcare Leadership Model.

Assessment centre

If successful at video interview you will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre. This will involve a mixture of interactive exercises designed to give you an insight into the responsibilities and challenges you would face.
Assessment Centre to take place on: 9 - 27 March 2020, Leeds.

To help you prepare for this event you should read our Healthcare Leadership Model.

First day induction

Watch the video for a sneak preview of what your Induction Day will involve.

Stay up to date

We suggest you start preparing now by taking a look at our trainee blogs, and visiting our social media pages where you can interact directly with our trainees and alumni as well as finding useful information to help your application.

Applying for the Scheme

Applications are now closed.