NHS Finance Placement

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Finance placement for year 13 students

NHS Finance Insights Placement Scheme

A great opportunity for a year 13 student from a low income family to take part in a paid finance based placement.

Why should I apply?

The NHS is a great place to start a career.

The placement will provide the opportunity to work as part of a finance team and gain experience in various finance-based roles. It will offer insight into how the NHS operates as a business.

Throughout the scheme, successful candidates will develop skills in IT, database management, and spreadsheet usage, as well as teamwork, collaboration, and meeting skills.

If you enjoy working with computers, like problem-solving, find numbers fun and challenging, then this opportunity may be perfect for you!

It's a full-time role, 37.5 hours a week, £22,383 per annum, and will commence in September 2024

Entry requirements

Applicants will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Attending state school or college in year 13, minimum Grade C / 4 in GCSE Maths is desirable but not essential, and
  • Not planning on attending university, and
  • The occupation of your main household earner is categorised as a lower socio-economic background*, or
  • Have been eligible for free school meals** at any point in the previous six years

*Parental occupation classification is a national standard, and the Social Mobility Work’s toolkit provides details on the categorisations.  **Free School Meals are a statutory benefit available to school-aged children from families who receive other qualifying benefits and who have been through the relevant registration process. It does not include those who receive meals at school through other means e.g., boarding school.

If you are unsure if you meet the criteria, please speak to your school or college and they will be able to help you. 

How to apply

If you meet the criteria and would like to apply, you will need to complete and submit an application by 5pm Friday 24th May 2024. Students will need to select Yorkshire and Humber as their region.

If you have any questions about the scheme, or need help with an application please contact: midyorks.resourcing@nhs.net

Information for schools and colleges

If you work in a school or college and have a group of students who are interested and would benefit from a career talk about the placement, including insights into working in finance within the NHS, we can facilitate this for your. To request a talk please email: midyorks.resourcing@nhs.net

Apply today