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Apprenticeships at ELFT

At East London NHS Foundation Trust (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.

Our Apprenticeship Team are always looking at ways to encourage people to start their career at ELFT. You can grow and progress within the organisation beyond your apprenticeship as the Trust is committed to continued professional development.


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Our apprentices

Apprenticeships are perfect for those starting their career at the NHS, as well as for those wanting to reach their future career goals. From GSCE equivalent apprenticeships at Level 2, to a Level 7 Masters, we have it covered!

With the help of our wonderful apprentices, we have created a promotional video to encourage everyone to consider an apprenticeship as an entry route or a way to progress your career in the NHS.

Eligibility requirements

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 prior learning in the same subject that you wish to do an apprenticeship in.

  • 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.

There may be other eligibility criteria depending on the position applied for. 

Your learner journey

During your apprenticeship you will learn the knowledge, skills, and behaviours through on- and off-the-job training. You will gain invaluable workplace experience whilst also gaining a wage and achieving a nationally recognised qualification.

Current Vacancies

To view our current apprenticeship vacancies, please click here

To register your interest and be emailed any future apprenticeship vacancies, please complete this form. For any other questions, please email