Management Training Scheme (MTS)

Do you want to make a difference?

NHSScotland is one of Scotland’s largest employers.  If you want a chance to make a real difference to people’s lives, join our Management Training Scheme.

"I wanted to move up to a position where I had more influence in the way health services were being run. The scheme offered this opportunity and much more - a post-graduate qualification and great personal development."

Jamie Magaw, Graduate Trainee

What can we offer you?

  • you'll have the opportunity to gain three years employment with a competitive salary which increases annually
  • you'll spend time in a number of different roles at both operational and strategic level allowing you to be fast-tracked in your NHSScotland career
  • you'll receive full funding to allow you to study for a relevant master’s level qualification if you join the General Scheme and a CIPFA Professional Qualification if you join the Financial Scheme
  • you'll be supported by a line manager, coach, executive level mentor and have access to a range of master classes and development opportunities
  • you'll enjoy the competitive terms and conditions of employment, for example, an annual leave entitlement of 27 days annual leave and 8 days public holiday (pro-rata) on commencement of the Scheme.