Career Stories

The stories promote the benefits to people considering their career options at all points in the spectrum.

The series of 25 stories captures a diverse mixture of careers that showcase the range, opportunities and appeal of working in NHS finance. They highlight the ability to have a successful career at any level and the opportunities for wide-ranging personal and career development.

Secondment Pilot

In 2014/15 Yorkshire and Humber was a pilot site for the secondment of professionally qualified NHS Finance staff (B7 and upwards). The pilot was set up to assist individuals to broaden their experience and improve their opportunities for career advancement.

A CIPFA review of the pilot can be downloaded here along with feedback from participants.

Coaching and Mentoring

Future-Focused Finance aims to enable individuals and teams to develop themselves to have rewarding and enjoyable careers in the NHS. Coaching & Mentoring are integral parts of developing potential at all levels of the finance function. With our colleagues at HFMA we developed a series of six free webinars that sought to give participants the skills to develop effective Coaching & Mentoring relationships and skills as both coach/coachee and mentor/mentee. You can review all six of the webinars, for free, by clicking the links below.

The new apprenticeship levy

In spring 2017 the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers.We've put together some key facts and important information about the new levy which can be downloaded from here.