NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS)
About Us

The NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS) offers you a fast track to becoming a non-clinical senior leader. In an organisation like no other in the world.

GMTS is an award-winning graduate scheme, with non-clinical placements available in NHS organisations across England.

Opportunities Available

We have 6 specialisms available:

• General Management
• Human Resources
• Finance
• Policy & Strategy
• Health Informatics
• Health Analysis
GMTS trainees make a difference to the NHS by improving patient care, developing better ways to use data, creating new strategies and much more.


Accelerate your development

GMTS gives endless opportunities for your personal and professional growth, with benefits including:
• early leadership responsibility
• a comprehensive development programme of 2 years (2.5 years for Finance)
• post-graduate qualifications from leading universities
• on-the-job training, experience and support to gain specialist skills
• a competitive salary and employment package, including an NHS pension

Excellent support and networking opportunities

Our on-scheme support includes pastoral and placement managers and a trainee buddy. And, with 250 graduates joining GMTS each year, you can build far-reaching networks with other trainees.
On completing the Scheme, you’ll join our GMTS alumni network – benefiting from the support of GMTS graduates, including many high-profile NHS leaders, throughout your career.

It’s not who you are. It’s what you will become.
We look for candidates with leadership potential and an ambition to make a difference.
You need at least a 2:2 degree, but it’s not your degree subject, previous roles or the type of person you are that matters. It’s your potential to face challenges head-on. To inspire and effect powerful change.