Early Careers

As one of the largest property companies in the UK, NHS Property Services offers a specialist graduate programme to help the NHS get the most from its estate and provide a solid foundation for your career. The scheme is planned and delivered in partnership with professional body the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Who we are looking for

We are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic individuals with excellent communication and time management skills. The successful candidates will be team players who are able to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.

Candidates will have experience and an interest in the commercial property sector, an understanding of the public sector and a desire to help enable excellent patient care through estate management. A RICS Accredited Degree is essential.

Current vacancies

Applications are now closed for the 2021 graduate surveying scheme.

Thank you to all of those who have applied, we will be in touch with an update to your application in due course.

Our graduate programme

Assessment of Professional Competence (APC)

We focus on developing the Mandatory, Core and Technical skills you need by giving you organisational objectives to meet the business needs to support your APC Diary. You will also experience daily contact with customers, wider understanding of the NHS Estate and a great breadth of commercial experience gradually building your responsibilities.

Working with our different business functions including; Property Management, Purchase and Sale, Strategic Real Estate, Corporate Real Estate, Landlord and Tenant, Leasing and Letting, Planning Development, Evaluation and Analytics you will develop and enhance your technical and professional capability. 

We have an excellent track record in supporting graduate surveyors through the APC programme to qualification.

Programme overview


The recruitment process

For all successful candidates following the online application, we will organise a first stage interview which will be either via telephone or video, this is an opportunity for you to showcase your technical and behavioural skills.

The next stage will be completing a psychometric profile, this is not a test this will help provide you with development feedback which will feed into the assessment centre stage.

The final stage of the recruitment process is the assessment centre day. This format of the day is:

  • Meet the team
  • Individual presentations
  • Group exercise
  • Final one-to-one discussions linking to psychometric profile

This is a fun, interactive day to help get the best out of you and for you to meet the team who you will be working with if successful. We want this to be a positive experience regardless of the outcome.

Full feedback will be provided for all successful and unsuccessful candidates.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about working at NHS Property Services or our roles, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team.

Contact us today