Considering starting your NHS career with East London NHS Foundation Trust? Or developing your skills and knowledge while working in the Trust? Well, ELFT is a great place to start.

You can become an apprentice in administrative as well as health and social care positions to learn new skills while getting a formal qualification. 

Why Choose Us?
At ELFT, we have a strong commitment to providing high quality care to those who need our services. Our values are ‘We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive ‘and these qualities are the foundation of everything that we do. 

Not to blow our own trumpet (much!) but the Trust was rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC in September 2016, and was voted Provider Trust of the Year by the Health Service Journal. So you know you will be joining a top team of 5000 staff, operating from over 100 sites.

You Will Learn So Much!
In your time here, you will get unparalleled experience.  We have a strong culture of learning, and of developing individuals and teams. It’s dynamic, it’s challenging and it’s always interesting!

Hear What Our Current and Previous Apprentices say?

Read about Farida who is now in a full time administrative role in our City and Hackney directorate

A 60 second interview with our Learning and Development Apprentice working in corporate services

Hear why finance apprentice Jamarle avoids totting up the bill when out with friends!

We want apprentices who feel passionate about contributing to the health and wellbeing of our local communities in either face-to-face roles or behind the scenes.

Potential apprentices must be 18 years old or above. (There is no upper age limit)
You must not have a university degree in the same subject that you wish to do an apprenticeship in (and you don’t need to have GCSEs or previous qualifications)
You must have been living in the UK for the last 3 years and are able to use public funds
You must be able to work 37.5 hours a week.

Next Steps
You need to register with Hawk Training to apply for an apprenticeship. Click on this link: They will provide more information on the process of how to join. You will be able to view what courses are available in the Trust and see when vacancies arise. 

If you are interested in a clinical apprenticeship, then you would need to register with one of the below companies:

If you want to view the apprenticeship schemes available Nationwide, visit :

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