Management Training Scheme (MTS)
The NHS in Scotland
Leadership and management
Make a difference
About the scheme
What you'll learn
Where you'll be based
General management training scheme
Finance management training scheme
How to apply
Information for candidates with a disability
I graduated in 2015 can I still apply?
I’m a PHD student can I apply?
I don’t have a health related degree can I apply?
I don’t have permission to work in the UK currently – would NHSScotland act as a sponsor?
Are the MSc and CIPFA professional qualifications fully funded?
Where will I be working in NHSScotland?
How will I be allocated a post?
How long are the work placements?
Is the elective in NHSScotland
Can I chose which MSc qualification I do?
I already have a MSc - I have to do another one?
Working in the public sector in management roles sounds challenging – how would I be supported?
Is the culture in NHSScotland hierarchical?
Is there a good retention rate in the scheme?
Do you have any top tips for applicants?
When I cut and paste from word in to the application form, the punctuation is omitted – why is this?
Why is the character count different when I cut and paste in to the recruitment system?
I have moved address and changed my surname since applying for this post – can I update these?
The system crashed and I was unable to complete my application
I am a non UK EU EEA National
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