1.3 million staff, working in more than 90 occupations and professions £100 billion budget 1.5 million people use the NHS every 36 hours Some BIG numbers…
Its not work, its life The quality of leadership can make the single biggest difference as to whether organisations are high performing or not. there is good evidence that better managed healthcare produces better results for patients …and… the key to improvement is better management of resources. good financial management arrangements are essential if NHS bodies are to meet their objectives and deliver effective healthcare to patients.
Its not work, its life What can we do to reduce the 22,000 deaths every year because of alcohol misuse? Or cut back on alcohol-related admissions to A&E?
Its not work, its life The scheme exists to grow highly skilled managers who have the potential to go on to achieve senior leadership positions to improve health and healthcare. Purpose of the Graduate Scheme http://www.nhsleadtheway.co.uk
Its not work, its life NHS Graduate Scheme One scheme comprising core learning and development elements with specialist management threads in: –General management (90 places, 24 months) –Finance management (65 places, 31 months) –Human resources management (65 places, 24 months) –Informatics management (20 places, 24 months) Years 1 and 2 –intense on scheme structured development (two years for general, HR and informatics; two and a half years for finance) At the end of the scheme –if you stay with the NHS in a permanent post, your development will be supported for a further two years
Its not work, its life Specialist qualifications for our leaders HR specialism PgDip in HRM & Graduate CIPD Over two years, with option to access an additional learning fund in years three and four Finance specialism CIMA - CIPFA Over two and a half years, with qualification completed in years three and four General management PgDip Heath and Public Leadership Over two years, with option to access an additional learning fund in years three and four Informatics specialism PgDip /MSc Healthcare Informatics Over two years, with option to access an additional learning fund in years three and four Human resources management General management Finance management Informatics management
Its not work, its life Consortium of education and development providers
Its not work, its life Patients PublicStaff Our Values
Its not work, its life Innovation PassionTransformation Our Leaders
Its not work, its life Our schemes successes NHS Graduate Scheme currently 5 th in Times Top 100 Graduate Employers, ahead of Ernst & Young, Marks and Spencer, Google, IBM and BT The scheme is also the Top Public Service Recruiter, ahead of the Civil Service and the BBC No 1 - General Scheme & HR Scheme rated by undergraduates wanting General or HR Training Schemes, Times High Flier Report 2005, 2006. HR Employer of Choice 2008 Supported from the very top; three of the last four Chief Executives of the NHS are ex-trainees Our new informatics management programme has already won an award
Its not work, its life 11 NHS finance trainees were recently included in the CIMA top 10 world rankings NHS finance trainees average exam marks are regularly 40% above the CIMA national published average these really are exceptional results which highlight the quality of graduates on the scheme - Dame Yve Buckland, Chair, NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement Some of our trainees successes
Its not work, its life Will the 91% increase in oil prices have an effect on our supply of medicines? Will the higher cost of living lead to a lower standard of living? How will the panic in world financial markets affect the health of the nation?
Its not work, its life What you will get from us World class, leading edge organisation Competitive graduate salary plus expenses 27 days annual leave + bank holidays Post graduate education package (50 days) Opportunity to buy a laptop for only £100 Opt-in contributory pension package Fixed term two-year contract Challenges across England Opportunities to meet NHS managers and trainees throughout recruitment A scheme with an established reputation for success
Its not work, its life Minimum 2:2 degree, any discipline Ownership of your career Decision making Passion and work ethos aligned to NHS values Integrity, commitment and energy Patient-centred approach Diverse NHS Outstanding leadership potential What we need from you
Its not work, its life What happens next? The recruitment process Stage one Application and on-line testing Closing Date: late December 2009. Stage two Interview Mid January to Feb 2010 Stage three 24-hour National Leadership Challenge Warwick, 1 st March to 11 th March 2010
Its not work, its life With 1.3 million employees and 1.5 million patients travelling to and from NHS facilities every day, its no wonder that 5% of the UKs transportation related carbon emissions are attributable to the organisation. So how can we protect the health of our nation, without damaging the health of our planet?