What it's all about
As a Corporate Banking Apprentice, you’ll pick up everything you need to pursue an exciting career in a company that’s passionate about helping mid-market, large corporate and global customers prosper. As you develop, learn and grow, this scheme will be your first step as an influential future leader of the industry. By the time you’ve earned your Level 6 Financial Services Professional qualification (that is equivalent to a degree level) you’ll be a trusted professional, ready to take on your own portfolio of corporate customers. If you’re excited about the opportunity to contribute to growing a business alongside some of the most respected colleagues in the industry, this apprenticeship is for you.
Every day our colleagues in Corporate Banking step into our customers’ shoes to deliver services that make a difference to their business success. By truly listening and understanding each customer’s ambitions, challenges and goals, we build lasting relationships, based on mutual trust and recognition.
Throughout the scheme you’ll rotate across several areas in our sites across the country building your technical and business skills, as well as developing a diverse network of colleagues and external contacts. But wherever you find yourself, you’ll always be working toward the same goal – doing the right thing for our customers. If you’re passionate about helping people and businesses prosper, there’s no better place to make it happen.
Throughout this 36-month programme, you can expect
A tailored combination of on and off-the job learning, designed to give you the skills to support our customers as soon as you’re ready
Support from your managers and a dedicated mentor, including regular one-to-ones and constructive feedback
An environment in which to understand general banking operations, products and services, potential opportunities and risks, and outstanding customer service
Rotations across our end-to-end business, starting in one of our Customer Relationship teams, our Specialist Product Sales teams, Operations, Risk or Digital Transformation
A bustling apprentice community, where you’ll meet a range of people, all capable of shaping the future of Corporate Banking and who could influence the rest of your career
What we're looking for
3 GCSES's grades A-C (must include Maths & English)
A minimum of 104 UCAS points (top 3 A Level grades or equivalent excluding General Studies and Extended Project) from the new UCAS scoring methodology or equivalent, including further education qualifications
An intellectually curious approach to work, a genuine interest in current and emerging trends and opportunities to create innovative solutions
A flair for seeing the small details as well as the bigger picture
The ability to form lasting relationships and influence customers and colleagues at all levels
The confidence to speak up, embrace change and seek new ways of working
Our people are passionate about truly listening to our customers to make banking simple, personal and fair. And change like that doesn’t happen unless we all speak up with new ideas and challenge things that could be better. It’s a culture of respect, where everyone supports each other to keep their promises and go above-and-beyond – every day.
Salary: £23,000 in London, £20,000 outside of London