NHS Procurement Graduate Training Scheme 

Covid-19: We are pleased to report that Covid-19 did not affect the Graduate Scheme and advertising and recruitment continued as planned. The programme will again re-commence with another new cohort starting autumn 2024.

The interview processes will take place online with online interviews and online or face-to-face assessment centres.

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Interested in joining the scheme? Click the buttons below to read some of our Graduates stories and learn more

Heather's Journey
Brayden's Journey
Olivia's Journey
Josie's Journey

Why choose us?

The Graduate Scheme offers a pathway into procurement and the NHS, providing an opportunity to develop a career in a fast paced and diverse field, whilst also having the opportunity to undertake a Level 4 Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship, resulting in a level 4 CIPS qualification. The programme gives you the chance to build strong working relationships and set a foundation for a career within the NHS and procurement. We value you as a graduate, bringing your fresh approach and keenness to learn. The graduate scheme allows procurement teams to teach you valuable information and gives you the right tools to do the job to the highest standard

Some of the highlights you will experience on the scheme

Take a look at the graduate brochure for more details

Graduate Brochure (PDF 5.2mb)

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits have been carefully structured to give our trainees a great start to their NHS procurement journey. As well as a competitive starting salary, trainees enjoy a range of other benefits, such as generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays, opportunities for progression, membership of a competitive pension scheme and access to a wide range of discount codes.

What is the role of a graduate

How to apply

Candidate applications will be reviewed and individuals will be informed, at each stage, if they have been successful or not.

Stage 1.

Complete the online application form with the following:

Applications will be reviewed and candidates will be informed as to whether they have been successful or not. Successful candidates will proceed to stage 2.

Stage 2.

Invited to and attend online

Candidates will be reviewed and informed if they have been successful or not. Successful candidates will proceed to stage 3.

Stage 3.

Invited to and attend online/Face to Face

Successful candidates will be offered a role on the Procurement Graduate Training Scheme.

Stage 4.

Current Vacancies


“The recruitment process was open, friendly and really well organised! The assessment centre gave you opportunities to learn a lot about NHS procurement and each of the trusts. Of course I was nervous but I really enjoyed getting to know everyone!”

Graduate 2021

Have questions regarding the Procurement Graduate Training Scheme?

Contact: Procurement Graduate Team


Phone: 07799250716