Skills for Care

Skills for Care

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About Skills for Care

Skills for Care helps create a well-led, skilled and valued adult social care workforce.

Delivered in partnership with the NHS Leadership Academy and the Department of Health and Social Care, our one-year Graduate Management programme gives ambitious graduates the opportunity to accelerate their career and gain invaluable experience with forward-thinking health and social care employers.


About Our Graduate Management Programme

During the programme, you’ll have access to health and social care professionals to support your development. Skills for Care locality managers can help you to develop your role, your understanding of the sector and your leadership skills.

We recruit from all over the UK and place graduates across England.

Our one-year programme can launch and enhance your career within a health and social care orientated setting. We’re looking for bright, eager graduates with a degree at 2:2 or above in any subject.

You should have a strong desire to work alongside others and be able to think and contribute strategically. Your positive outlook will help others live life to their fullest potential.


What’s involved?

  • Working within a quality health and social care organisation, including a health orientated secondment.
  • A bursary payment of £20,000.
  • Attaining a leadership and management qualification, plus a project management accreditation.
  • Leadership development through coaching, supervision and peer support.

Hear from our graduates

“To me, the whole point of joining a sector like health and social care is rooted in wanting to do something above the ordinary with your career.”
Daniel Little
“The graduate programme has allowed me to develop as a leader and gain opportunities to influence and make a difference in health and social care.”
Alice Owen

Application details

Applications for our Graduate Management programme are now open until Tuesday 31st March 2020.

Please apply at


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