Applications double for the graduate training scheme
17 Feb 2012
Interest in a career in management with NHS Wales has significantly increased from our previous recruitment campaign in 2010, as we were delighted to receive 466 applications (an increase of 53% from 2010).
Applications for the NHS Wales graduate management training scheme - (the Advanced Development Programme 2012) - closed on 8 February 2012. NHS Jobs report enquiries from at least 6047 interested parties, an increase of 65% from 2010.
Following a pre-sift checking process, 405 applications have proceeded to the first stage of the selection process, rejecting 13% which is 7% less than in 2010, indicating that the calibre of applicants is higher than in 2010.
The 405 successful applicants have been invited to submit responses to five competency questions by 23 February. Long-listing assessments will be conducted by in-service assessors during the 24 to 29 February and a Long-listing Panel will validate assessment decisions on 5 March.
Successful applicants will be invited to Stage 2 of the selection process which will involve online testing and completion of a case study.
Stage 3, the final stage of the assessment process, has been arranged for 27 & 30 April and 1 May, and will include assessment centre exercises followed by a panel interview.
Successful applicants will commence the programme with one of the seven Health Boards, Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust or Velindre NHS Trust on 3 September 2012.
Further details of the selection process can be found at www.graduates.wales.nhs.uk.