The NHS is the fifth largest employer in the world and offers exciting opportunities behind the front line in support services. The Graduates into Health programme links students and graduates from universities to NHS managers who are recruiting to business functions within their teams at entry level roles.
The current range of positions that we recruit to includes IT, procurement and supply chain, business, administration, project management, marketing and communications, research and more.
Listen to managers explain how Graduates into Health, previously known as the NHS Internship Scheme, has helped them upskill their team and interns who have taken their first steps on their NHS career.
Listen to Professor Julius Weinberg, Vice-Chancellor of Kingston University and highly regarded NHS medical professional, giving his view of the importance of Graduates into Health, previously known as the NHS Internship Scheme, to the health economy.
Graduates into Health works with Organisational Development/ HR to develop a graduate framework that suits your organisation’s needs. We establish your entry level requirements and link in and liaise with universities to help fill your vacancies. This includes helping design or review of the Job Description through to advertising, shortlisting and interviewing.
Benefits of the programme:
“Through the professional service provided by Graduates into Health we have attracted dynamic, motivated people, keen to bring fresh ideas and enthusiasm to their roles, while being able to significantly reduce costs of hiring new staff." Rob Grover, Head of Organisation Development, South East CSU
Graduates into Health can:
“I have completed my placement and I absolutely enjoyed every minute of it. Being part of a fast paced environment and meeting personal targets and the overall aims of the team on tight deadlines has developed my time management skills. The NHS will be the perfect blend of my interests and passion and this opportunity has invigorated me to explore different career paths.” Hira Naveed- Information, Innovation and Improvement Assistant, Health Innovation Network
Working in partnership with universities, industry and NHS managers, our aim is to attract the top graduates into IM&T careers in the NHS. Supported by high quality development pathways this will create a long-term pipeline to fast track entry level staff within IM&T into senior roles, support succession planning and meet increasing technological demands. For more information, please click here or contact Louise Brennan, Graduates into Health Programme Manager.
If you would like to discuss the programme in more detail, find out more about vacancies, or discuss the possibility of recruiting a graduate, please contact Louise Brennan, Graduates into Health Programme Manager or Palvasha Zia, Graduates into Health Project Manager.
For more information please visit our resources below for employers and students/graduates:
We are also working with Health Education South London (HESL) to ensure education commissioning is informed by the Network’s priorities and developments, so the future workforce is equipped to deliver new models of care.
In collaboration with the South London CLAHRC, Innovation Fellows have been appointed across our clinical themes to help progress project areas with academic rigour.