NHS Finance Management Training Scheme

deadline - 3 days



Locations - South West, South Central regions.


We are looking for influential individuals who want a career in finance, delivering deeper value for money in an ever changing organisation.

If you want to work in the NHS and believe that you can make a difference, our 3 year training scheme based on work placements in a variety of healthcare organisations within your region offers outstanding development opportunities which will challenge you and reward you every day.

Trainees will be placed within the finance functions of both commissioning and provider NHS organisations within their allocated health economy and will gain experience in a broad range of finance.

The Role

Full time - 37.5 hours a week. Monday - Friday

Minimum Requirements

Qualifications - 2.2 degree or equivalent qualification eg. AAT/NVQ with three years relevant work experience.


Excellent numerical, writing, computer literacy, oral and presentation skills.

Personal Qualities

  • Genuine desire to work within the NHS
  • Confident positive outlook with a 'can do' attitude
  • Dedicated and hardworking
  • Excellent communicator
  • Drive and ambition to become a director of finance

What you can expect from the scheme

  • Career development from day one
  • Peer support and development with other trainees
  • Salaried role with full benefits package
  • 27 days annual leave and pension scheme
  • Study leave and full financial support

  • Fully funded professional accounting qualification (ACCA)
  • Trainees will study their qualification with ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) over a period of 36 months.
  • Annual leave of 27 days plus 8 public holidays
  • Generous study leave and exam leave
  • Contributory pension scheme, inflation linked
  • Full financial support for professional accounting qualification
  • Three year training contract
  • Access to a wide range of training and development events
  • Networking opportunities with senior finance staff

Selection Process

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete an online test which combines numerical and logical based skills, more appropriate to work based problem-solving skills.

Following the online testing, successful candidates will be invited to attend an assessment centre where further personal skills will be evaluated by NHS finance professionals to determine suitability for the scheme.

Link to application form

NHS Finance Management Training Scheme - South West and South Central Application form 2020/21 (smartsurvey.co.uk)

Contact us:

Email fmtsrecruitment@hfma.org.uk

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