Finance Apprentice

NHS Wales Shared Servi
Various sites across NHS Wales
Competitive salary
28 Apr 2021
07 May 2021
Role Type
Start Date
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership's Strategic vision, is Adding Value through Partnership, Innovation and Excellence.

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership welcomes applications from people who share our values:
  • Listening and learning
  • Working together
  • Taking responsibility
  • Innovating

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh. Any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


All Wales Public Sector Finance Apprenticeship Programme now open for applications

Are you looking for an alternative to university but with the same long-term prospects? Interested in a career in finance and accountancy?

Then have a look at what the All Wales Public Sector Finance Apprenticeship Programme has to offer.

What is the All Wales Public Sector Finance Apprenticeship Programme?

Get a financial qualification and learn about public sector finance through the apprenticeship programme.

The three-year fixed term programme offers professional training with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) from level 2 through to level 4, supplemented with further professional training.

You'll have the unique opportunity of spending time with other partner bodies, experiencing the full range of finance functions.

Who is part of the programme?

This exciting new apprenticeship programme is being delivered in partnership with members of the Finance Skills Development Group (FSDG). The FSDG includes organisations such as:
  • NHS Wales
  • Audit Wales
  • Welsh Government and sponsored bodies
  • Local Government
  • Gwent Police

Find out more about the All Wales Public Sector Finance Apprenticeship Programme on our website.

If you have a big ambition to work in one of the toughest roles in modern organisations, are serious about a career in NHS management, have not been to University but hold three A-levels A*-C and can apply your passion, drive and determination to make a difference then we are interested in you!

All Wales Public Sector Finance Apprenticeship Programme will stretch you and give you the opportunity to develop your financial management and leadership skills whilst studying for a professional accountancy qualification through an intense development experience, learning to work alongside clinicians and other professionals.

In addition, due to our innovative partnership with other Wales Public Sector Bodies we are excited to offer you the opportunity to take part in two 6-month secondments to gain valuable insight and experience into other public sector services.

When applying for this post, please read the job description and person specification carefully, and tailor your application to the requirements of the post which are specified in the person specification. You can also find information on our website.

If successful, you will be appointed to a Finance Apprentice role in NHS Wales for the duration of the Scheme, with one of our Health Boards, NHS Trusts, or NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership, commencing September 2021.

While there is no guarantee of a permanent position at the end of the three-year Scheme, the Health Boards, NHS Trusts and other NHS Wales employing organisations have pledged their support for further development opportunities to be available.

Please note that by applying for this post you are giving consent for information you provide during the application process to be shared with the Training Provider in order to check eligibility requirements for the AAT qualification.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 07/06/2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please see the Apprentice Scheme Supporting Information link opposite which has a lot of useful information to support your application, including a FAQ's page and links to our website. If you have any additional queries please contact the Finance Apprenticeship Team at the Finance Academy email address:

PARTNER in the All Wales Public Sector Finance Apprenticeship Programme

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When applying for this post it is essential that you read the Job Description and Person Specification (where available) and demonstrate how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the person specification. Only candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification will be shortlisted.

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