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Graduate Scheme in Leeds at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Leeds
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/6/2018

Job Description

Graduate Scheme

Location: Leeds, LS2 8NG

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

This role may require some limited travel around the UK

About the Company:

Our client is the UK’s largest provider of genuinely free independent debt advice and managed solutions, helping 620,000 people a year resolve problems, repay debts and rebuild lives. They employ approx. 1,500 colleagues and across our 25 year history we’ve helped millions of people to become debt free.

They are a socially driven, commercially minded organisation that is looking for individuals that can succeed and develop in our fast moving environment that is people orientated, ethically minded and motivated to be part of helping them to achieve our ambition.

Following the last five years of sustained growth, we’re embarking on an ambitious three year transformation journey which will see us transforming the way they work, and help them to help even more people. 

As part of these exciting times, they are launching their Graduate Programme, to start in September 2019. It is a two year programme designed to develop ambitious and talented graduates looking to start and develop their careers within a transforming and forward thinking organisation.

This is a new scheme to the charity and will enable the successful candidates to be part of an exciting transformational journey that the charity is embarking on. 

Who do they want?


  • 6 graduates with a business, commercial or finance related degree (minimum of 2:2) to be based in our Leeds head office
  • Demonstrable enthusiasm and drive to succeed
  • Those who will relish the opportunity to develop their commercial skills in a socially minded organisation.
  • Individuals will benefit from a two year rotational programme across different areas of the charity, with the opportunity to undertake six x four month placements.

What can they offer?


  • A starting salary of £25,000 plus associated benefits
  • The opportunity to gain a broad view of the charity as part of your placements, functions will include – People Services (HR), Operations, Finance & Risk, Internal Communications and Marketing/Brand, Transformation and IT.
  • Your final placement will be determined by your preference and the charity’s requirements
  • Work and gain valuable experience and insight in a variety of departments to evaluate where your skills lie
  • Tailored development to support your career
  • Work on strategic projects sponsored by Senior leadership from the Executive Board 
  • Two year contract for the duration of the programme with the opportunity to develop a long term career with the charity after your final placement
  • A 2 year contract with the UK’s no 1 debt advice provider
  • A start date of September 2019

Their benefits are:


  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Contributory pension
  • 24 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working
  • Benefits package including Westfield health cover and ability to buy/sell holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme – strong focus on health and well being
  • Support applying for available roles at the end of the scheme

If you meet the Graduate Scheme requirements and feel this programme is for you, then please apply today!

Please note, you must be eligible to work in UK (we are unable to provide sponsorship)