Graduates offered £25k job with Bedford Borough Council as part of national programme

The role will enable the graduate to complete a fully-funded postgraduate qualification in leadership and management

Monday, 7th December 2020, 3:41 pm
Updated Monday, 7th December 2020, 3:42 pm

Are you a graduate who wants to make a difference in your community and excel in your career?

The National Graduate Development Programme (NGDP) has opened its recruitment drive for a new cohort and Bedford Borough Council is looking to hire two graduates who live, work or study in Bedford.

The successful candidates will be employed on a two-year fixed term contract, with a starting salary of £25,295.

Bedford Borough Council (Google)

The NGDP enables graduates to complete a fully-funded postgraduate qualification in leadership and management, whilst undertaking a number of placements across council departments in strategic and operational projects.

Dan Moone, one of the current management trainees with the NGDP at Bedford Borough Council said: “The NGDP at Bedford Borough Council is great. You are supported every step of the way and placed in areas that suit your strengths, whilst also helping you to develop new skills.”

To be eligible participants:

- must live, work or study in Bedford borough

- will have obtained a 2.2 undergraduate degree in any subject by summer 2021

- have the right to work in the UK without employer sponsorship (successful applicants will be required to provide documentary evidence of their entitlement to work in the UK (in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006). The NGDP is unable to apply to sponsor a visa for candidates who do not have the right to work in the UK).

If you are interested, you can find out more here The closing date for applications is Tuesday, January 5, 2021.