NHS Graduate Management Scheme

Looking for a graduate job? The NHS Graduate Scheme is now open!

This 12 month management programme is designed to fast-track graduates into leadership roles in the ever-growing health and social care sector. By the end of the programme you’ll achieve a fully funded management qualification and a health and social care leadership qualification. Applications close on 9th April!

To find out about the opportunities, click here: www.ocply.co/nhs-18-kent

If you are in your 1st or 2nd year student then register your interest here: www.ocply.co/nhs-18-kentryi to find out about the programmes available for you!

Charityworks Webinar – 6.30pm, Mon 9th Oct


Charityworks is designed to find the future leaders of the non-profit sector. We are passionate about working to make a social impact, and want to work with people who feel the same way. Everyone who applies to Charityworks wants to make a difference, we need people who can go even further.

We offer a 12-month full-time paid role in a partner UK non-profit organisation and an acclaimed leadership development programme. Charityworks is a Times Top 100 Graduate Employer.

Applications for ourgraduate scheme are now open; click this link to register to join a webinar on Monday 9th October at 6:30pm for more information about Charityworks and our graduate scheme.

Guest post – Applying for Graduate Schemes

Welcome back, and happy new year to you all! I hope you had an enjoyable and relaxing break, and that you are refreshed and ready to go into the Spring term.

The January/February period is particularly important for employability, as most graduate schemes and postgraduate scholarships have their deadlines during this period, along with summer/year-long internship schemes. There will be posts over the next few weeks aimed at students in each stage of study with suggestions on what you can be doing now, and over the coming term, to be honing your employability prospects for the future.

To that end, I’m happy to bring you the first post of the new year: a guest blog from Thomas Knight, a former student of the School of History and now working with Lloyds Banking Group in finance security, on his experience of applying for, and securing a place on, a highly competitive graduate scheme.

Applying to a graduate scheme can seem a daunting and time consuming task. However, if you approach it in the correct way it can be achieved with immense efficiency – allowing you to concentrate on your studies! Graduate recruiters chiefly look for evidence that you are a well-rounded candidate – someone who displays a good blend of academic ability, has an active extra-curricular life and displays a desire to learn. Make sure you illustrate why this is you in every answer!

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