NHS England - Transformation Directorate

Career progression

This section provides useful links for the following:

  • Where to go to find out more about career opportunities in Data and Analysis
  • Understand what training schemes are available within healthcare, and where new roles, internship and project opportunities are advertised

Apprenticeship scheme

The development of a national data and analytical apprenticeship is underway, using the apprenticeship levy to upskill the wider workforce in data literacy, develop standardisation of skills across analysts and grow the numbers of data scientists. (Please note that this is a link to FutureNHS for which registration is required).

Internship scheme

The Analytics Unit PhD internship scheme connects NHS real data with academic thought and research through short-term PhD internships.

DDAT Graduates into Health

The NHS Graduate DDaT scheme assesses over 5,000 candidates a year to recruit and train talented band 5 graduates into your next band 6/7 technical specialists.

NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme Health Informatics or Health Analysis

The NHS graduate management schemes offer the opportunity to develop into a future leader in specialisms including health informatics and data analytics.

Job opportunities

Data and analytical-focused roles in healthcare can be found on the NHS Jobs website.

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