Developing future leaders

A graduate programme that brings together two of the UK’s leading charities to deliver a truly unique graduate development programme.

It’s unique

You’ll benefit from a jointly delivered development Programme designed by Macmillan Cancer Support and the British Heart Foundation. Uniquely, you’ll get to work for a year in each organisation, giving you the opportunity to experience and learn from how both organisations operate.

About you

We’re seeking outstanding, talented and ambitious recent graduates to join us for this fantastic partnership. You’ll be self-motivated, team-oriented, and hungry to learn from those around you. You’ll also have a desire to be accountable from day one.

If that’s you then please read on

You’ll work on a variety of hands-on projects and enjoy real responsibility. Every day will be a learning experience that challenges you.

You’ll gain new skills and knowledge about business trends and issues by liaising directly with experts in their fields. You’ll benefit from a wealth of networking opportunities, which will help you make valuable contacts for your future career.

What you will do

Over the two years you’ll complete two 12 month placements: one in Macmillan Cancer Support and one in The British Heart Foundation.

You will work in a variety of teams across each organisation. These could include areas such as income generation, campaigning and influencing, or business strategy and support services. The work will be varied. You’ll be assigned a range of short and long term projects, taking ownership on some, supporting on others.

Throughout your time with both organisations you’ll be fully supported with a clear development programme.

The Gradunique team

All the work you do will have real applications for the organisations so you can be confident that your contribution will make a real difference.

In the UK today: 2.5 million people are living with cancer. 7 million people are living with cardiovascular disease. Do you want to work in a world where what you do supports the people affected and helps drive ground breaking research?

Job and person specification

To view the formal job and person specification, including the behaviours we particularly value, please click below.

We value diversity

We want our workforce to represent the people it supports. We welcome applications from all graduates who meet the essential criteria and particularly those with a BAME background.

Applications for the 2019 Programme have now closed. Please subscribe to the newsletter for updates regarding future programmes

Subscribe to our newsletter

By submitting your email, you are consenting to the use of your personal data by CJA Group Ltd solely for the purposes of recruitment services and specifically to provide you with information and contacting you about your job application and interest in the Gradunique Programme. We will also share the information that you provide with the Programme partners British Heart Foundation and Macmillan Cancer Support for the purposes set out above. Should you have any queries regarding the use of your personal data, please contact us.

You can withdraw your consent to be contacted at any time by emailing us.