Join the National Graduate Development Programme at Lambeth

19 December 2018

Written by: Ellie Hopkinson

News and announcements - Opportunities

Are you a local graduate who is passionate about making a positive contribution to your community? Join the National Graduate Development Programme at Lambeth.

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Join the National Graduate Development Programme at Lambeth

Do you have a 1st, 2:1 or 2:2 degree in any discipline? You could be the future of local government leadership.

  • Earn £28,295 a year on a two-year, fixed-term contract
  • Build your career in the public sector, the largest UK employer
  • Work for Lambeth in the heart of Brixton, one of the most diverse, vibrant and happening areas
  • Enjoy placements in key strategic areas across the council, including policy, social care, transformation and governance

Leadership for communities

This graduate programme provides local authorities with the high-calibre managers that communities need by giving committed graduates all the training and opportunities to make a positive impact.

Socially responsible employer

You gain experience working across a dynamic, exciting and socially responsible employer, ultimately launching a successful career in local government leadership. Lambeth NMTs have the opportunity to access a range of professional and personal development events alongside placements

About the NGDP

The NGDP is highly regarded by councils, graduates and the wider sector, ranked in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers and Guardian UK 300. It has a wide alumni network of senior leaders across the public sector, having provided a pipeline of consistently strong trainees to over 150 authorities for 20 years. Past NMTs have been involved in a range of wider activities including;

  •  The Future Leaders Network
  •  Young Professional’s Network socials
  • Days off for volunteeris
  • Peer support and formal mentoring
  •  Consistent exposure to senior leaders and members

Apply now

Apply by 3rd January online

Please note:

  • If your degree was not obtained in the UK, it must be the equivalent of a UK degree and meet our minimum grade
  • You are eligible to apply whether you received your degree last year, 20 years ago or if you are due to graduate in the summer of 2019. You must have obtained a 1st, 2:1 or 2:2 undergraduate degree by end of July 2019