Graduate Trainee Scheme

Ormskirk, Lancashire
£18,412 to £20,046
26 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Graduate Trainee Scheme

Human Resources
Location: Ormskirk
Salary: £18,412 to £20,046 
Fixed Term, 2 years
Post Type: Full Time

Reference: EHA1392-0717

Find out more about our scheme

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About You

This is a unique opportunity for a recent Graduate to experience a structured development programme across a number of key professional areas and to kick-start their progression to a role in the career of their choice. Trainees will have the opportunity to develop their employability skills in 4 structured placements within the University.

If you have a minimum of an Upper 2nd Class Degree, gained in the last 2 years, or are on target to achieve this in 2017 and enjoy variety and challenge visit our website to find out more about the Scheme and how to apply.

About the Role

Edge Hill University is offering an exciting opportunity to join its Graduate Trainee Scheme, providing four recent graduates from any UK University the chance to join a growing and ambitious University.

Providing an excellent opportunity for career development, our Graduate Trainee Scheme aims to equip trainees with the skills and experience to succeed in a career either within or beyond the University sector. 


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like ‘Presenting with impact’ or ‘Preparing for progression & success’ you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, book to get a trim from our onsite hairdresser, your car valeted, or get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film on one of our Film Nights and so much more.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence. Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

Dates for your diary

  • Assessment Day Wednesday 30th August 2017, Full Day.
  • Interviews Wednesday 6th September 2017

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact:

Hilary Clarke (Staff Learning & Development Manager) at

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