Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:

  • Adult and older adult mental health services.
  • Specialist learning disability services.
  • Mental health services for children and young people.
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families in Dudley.

Our story

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.

Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving

Black Country Healthcare apprenticeship offer

Current apprenticeships

Level 3 Business Administration Level 5 Management
Level 3 IT Infrastructure Technician Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship
Level 4 Data Analyst  Level 3 Plumbing
Level 3 Finance and Accounts Assistant Level 3 Carpentry
Level 3 Associate Project Manager Level 2 and Level 3 Healthcare Support Worker
Level 3 Team Leader Occupational Therapy Degree Apprenticeship


View Black Country Healthcare apprenticeships. 

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Black Country Healthcare apprenticeships

Vision on future apprenticeship

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are committed to providing robust career pathways to its workforce. Our apprenticeship pathways have been careful designed to ensure that we maximise the potential of our apprentice’s and their talents.

We are proud to offer a huge variety of programmes for those beginning their careers to degree opportunities and routes to becoming a Registered Healthcare Professional; in addition to exciting opportunities in Corporate Services and Estates and Facilities – and continue to add to our offer.

In addition we support young people in their NHS career journey through our innovative Healthworks programme. With over 350 different careers to choose from within the NHS – get in touch today to find out more about how we can support your NHS future.