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NHS Professional Careers Graduate Traineeship

  • Full time
  • £25,100
  • Various locations across Scotland
  • Closing 1st May 2020

  • Advertised from 12th March 2020
  • Duration: 104 weeks Hours: 37.5 hours. Flexible working arrangements are also available.


Are you a disabled graduate looking for a rewarding opportunity in NHSScotland?

GCIL Equality Academy is seeking expressions of interest from disabled graduates from across Scotland for this exciting opportunity.

To be eligible to apply for this, you must:

  • ­be a self-identifying disabled person;
  • ­hold a degree level qualification; and
  • ­be unemployed or under-employed.

GCIL Equality Academy

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer. As an organisation OF disabled people, we positively value personal experience as a disabled person. We operate a flexible working system. We welcome applications from previous applicants.

GCIL Equality Academy, Scottish Government and NHSScotland are working in partnership to offer a range of employment opportunities for disabled graduates that will provide a rewarding and challenging experience within NHSScotland.

Graduate traineeship opportunities will be tailored to the career aspirations of the successful candidates and will offer opportunities within one or a variety of departments across NHSScotland, including, communications, finance, human resources, IT, marketing, project management, and so on.

What is important for this role?

Successful candidates require to be self-motivated, enthusiastic and committed to working towards a professional career in NHSScotland.

Support provided

We offer:

  • a comprehensive induction;
  • on-going coaching, support; and
  • ­professional and personal development.

Success to date

NHS Professional Careers has been hugely successful in supporting disabled graduates achieve their career aims. Over 90% of participants have been supported into professional level employment beyond the programme.

For further information please visit our website. Alternatively you can telephone or e-mail on 0141 550 4455 or All information can be provided in alternative formats on request.

Application notes

To progress to the next stage of the recruitment process you must complete and return the forms below by email to

Closing date for completed applications will be 1st May 2020.