Current vacancies

There are currently 17 vacancies within NSS.

Clinical Apheresis Nurse

S314H Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France,EH16 4SA
26830-35933
Closing date: Friday, 27 Apr 2018
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC14442

As a vital part of NHSScotland, NHS National Services Scotland’s mission is to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care, working in partnership. We do this by providing a range of specialised support services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.  As a major division within the NHS National Services Scotland the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) plays a vital role not only in the health of the people of Scotland but also on an international scale through our leading position in new product development biomedical research and donor / clinical services. Our goal is to maintain the highest standards to patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive. 
We are looking for a friendly, confident and outgoing nurse to provide quality-nursing care for the regional Clinical Apheresis Unit based at the Royal infirmary Edinburgh. You will become a member of the nursing team helping to deliver the apheresis service including blood stem cell harvesting, plasma and red cell exchange. Venepuncture and cannulation skills are desirable and good communication skills are essential for this role. All apheresis training will be provided. Experience in a closely related field such as Haematology or Renal nursing could be advantageous but not essential.
This post will primarily be based at the Edinburgh Clinical Apheresis unit. However, travel to other sites across Scotland e.g. Dundee and Glasgow is required to meet service needs. Provision of a car can be arranged for travel out with Edinburgh. This is a 37.5 hours per week post worked over a 5 day period Mon-Fri. Following training you would be expected to participate in the Clinical Apheresis unit on call rota, (currently 1 in 4) to assist in the provision of an “out of hours” service including weekends, for emergency procedures.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure/Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.

Candidates must have current NMC registration at the time of applying.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Moira Anderson, Senior Charge Nurse on 0131 242 3609.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is 27 April 2018.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies

 





Posted: 16 Mar 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Transport Co-ordinator

X827A SNBTS National Centre,EH14 4AP
22440-29034
Closing date: Friday, 27 Apr 2018
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC15042

As a vital part of NHS Scotland, NHS National Services Scotland’s purpose is to support Scotland’s Health.  We do this by providing a range of specialised support services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on health improvement and delivering world class patient care.

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS), a Strategic Business Unit (SBU) within the NHS National Services Scotland, plays a vital role not only in the health of the people of Scotland but also on an international scale – through our leading position in manufacturing, product development, biomedical research and donor services. Our goal is to maintain the highest standards of patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic member of staff to fill the post of Transport Co-ordinator working as part of our team in Edinburgh. The main duties are; managing a fleet of vehicles and a team of drivers delivering Blood Components to hospitals all over Scotland (including emergency deliveries), ensuring safe working practices are adhered to, adhering to relevant laws, legislations & best working practices with regard to the transportation of blood and blood products. These duties cover a 24/7/365 service and the role will be predominantly day shift but may require occasional late shifts and weekend working. The successful candidate will also be expected to take part in a rotating on call roster.

You should hold a driving license entitlement for class B/B+E (a vehicle with MAM of 3500kgs with a trailer) and C1 (a vehicle between 3500kgs & 7500kgs). The post is based within our Transport Section, at Jack Copland Centre, Herriot Watt University Campus, Edinburgh but travel to our other depot at Glasgow could be required.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Kash Iqbal on 0131 314 5631.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is 27 April 2018.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies”





Posted: 13 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Bioinformatician

X052A Meridian Court,G2 6QE
32013-42205
Closing date: Tuesday, 01 May 2018
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC15143

Public Health and Intelligence (PHI) is a business unit of NHS National Services Scotland and includes Information Services Division (ISD) and Health Protection Scotland (HPS). PHI delivers official health statistics and provides an expert public health protection service to the people of Scotland. Through the provision of intelligence, PHI provides support and advice to the Scottish Government Health Department, NHS Boards and a wide range of organisations working in health and social care.

HPS plan and deliver effective and specialist national services which co-ordinate, strengthen and support activities aimed at protecting all the people of Scotland from infectious and environmental hazards. This is done by providing advice, support and information to health professionals, national and local government, the general public and a number of other bodies that play a part in protecting health. The newly formed Public Health Microbiology Team coordinates and oversees strategic direction for the delivery of the Public Health Microbiology functions for HPS and also on behalf of the SHPN.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within HPS’s Public Health Microbiology team for a full time Bioinformatician.  The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of bioinformatics in HPS and the Scottish Microbiology Reference Laboratories. They will maintain, enhance and develop reliable and efficient infrastructure for bioinformatics tools and processes to ensure the highest quality public health microbiology service. The post holder will work autonomously and be responsible for delegating reviewing and organising their own work. You will be educated to degree level and you will have a proven track record as a team player, have excellent planning and organisational skills. You will be expected to simultaneously work across a number of projects and be able to take a flexible approach to your workload and planning of it.

The post holder will report to the clinical lead for Public Health Microbiology, and operationally report to the HPS Service Manager for Public Health Microbiology, they will also work alongside laboratory quality managers.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Michael Lockhart:  0141 282 2276 or Patricia Kennedy: 0141 207 1609.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday, 1st May 2018.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies”





Posted: 17 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Session Supplies Officer

X827A SNBTS National Centre,EH14 4AP
17760-20727
Closing date: Friday, 04 May 2018
Band 3
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC15363

As a major division within the NHS National Services Scotland, the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) plays a vital role in the health of the people of Scotland.

We are pleased to be able to offer an exciting opportunity to play a vital role in our Donor Services Session Supplies Team.  As a Session Supplies Officer you will provide daily support to our Collection Programme and Collection Teams by ensuring that all equipment and consumables are available on a daily basis for Blood Donor sessions. You must be enthusiastic, motivated and flexible with good organisational and administrative skills.

The position is based at our new; purpose built National Centre – The Jack Copland Centre, Heriot -Watt Research Park, Edinburgh.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure/Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Patsy Scouse SCN on 0791755832.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is 4th May 2018.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies”


 





Posted: 20 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Programme Support Officer

X810A Gyle Square,EH12 9EB
22440-29034
Closing date: Friday, 04 May 2018
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC15364

The Specialist and Screening Directorate plans, funds and co-ordinates national specialist and screening services on behalf of NHS Boards and the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates. It facilitates service change across NHS Scotland to ensure consistent, equitable provision of high quality, safe, effective, person centred services to meet the needs of the population of Scotland.

We are seeking a Programme Support Officer based in Edinburgh.  .

The post assists with the national commissioning and co-ordination of screening programmes and specialist services by providing programme support to ensure that high quality and effective services are provided throughout NHS Scotland.  The Programme Support Officer is a key member of the team and the ideal candidate will have a proven track record of supporting projects and programmes.

A highly motivated individual who has excellent organisational, IT and communication skills, is able to work to deadlines and prioritise a busy workload.  The post-holder will be required to provide a high level of support to the NSD Programme Manager, internal and external groups and NHS Scotland health professionals. Frequent travel throughout Scotland is also required.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Mel Miller, Programme Manager on 0131 275 7483.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is 4th May 2018

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies





Posted: 19 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Specialist Healthcare Scientist (BMS1)

X023A Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Blood Donor Centre,AB25 2ZW
26830-35933
Closing date: Friday, 27 Apr 2018
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC15002

As a major division within the NHS National Services Scotland, the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) plays a vital role not only in the health of the people of Scotland but also on an international scale – through our leading position in new product development, biomedical research and donor services.  Our goal is to maintain the highest standards of patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.

 

Applications are invited from Biomedical Scientists registered with the HCPC (Health Care Professions Council) or those holding a Honours degree in Biomedical Science approved by the Institute of Biomedical Science and who wish to attain registration with HCPC.

This post offers the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of work undertaken in the Molecular Immunohaematology sections of the Transfusion Centre. The successful applicant will join a team of highly skilled and motivated Biomedical Scientists working in those sections.

During this period you will undergo training as appropriate.  Those requiring training for HCPC registration will be supported towards achieving this

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.

 

Candidates must have current HCPC registration at the time of applying.

 

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

 

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Fiona Sellers on Tel: 01224 812472

 

Further information on NSS is available

Posted: 13 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Quality Manager

X026A Glasgow & West Scotland Blood Donor Centre,G2 1BT
40833-49000
Closing date: Tuesday, 01 May 2018
Band 8A
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC15103

As a vital part of NHS Scotland, NHS National Services Scotland’s mission is to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care, working in partnership. We do this by providing a range of specialised support services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.

The core purpose of the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service is to meet the transfusion needs of patients in Scotland.  In support of this, we are committed to a range of programmes that will enhance the service provided to NHS Scotland in both clinical and operational areas. 

The Quality Assurance Manager will primarily be responsible for providing expert advice and operational support on Quality and regulatory issues whilst coordinating aspects of the Quality Management System within the SNBTS blood bank sustainability project. The role has a broad area of responsibility encompassing blood banking, logistics and information systems.

Applications are invited from HCPC registered scientists who have significant experience of the operation of an effective Quality Management System in a blood establishment. Educated to at least Honours Degree level holding a post graduate professional qualification e.g. MSc. Demonstrable experience of risk management, change management, Incident management, Corrective and Preventative Action planning, root cause analysis and Quality auditing are essential requirements for this role.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.

Candidates must have current HCPC registration at the time of applying.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Elaine Stevenson on 0131 314 5763.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is 1 May 2018.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies





Posted: 17 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Staff Nurse

X027A Inverness & North Scotland Blood Donor Centre,IV2 3UJ
22440-29034
Closing date: Friday, 04 May 2018
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC15302

As a major division within the NHS National Services Scotland, the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) plays a vital role not only in the health of the people of Scotland but also on an international scale – through our leading position in new product development, biomedical research and donor services.  Our goal is to maintain the highest standards to patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.

We are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking nurse who enjoys working as part of a team. You will require excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills .An active interest in training and quality assurance would also be beneficial. Within your role you will contribute to the overall management and smooth running of whole blood and blood component sessions ensuring donors feel welcome, comfortable and valued. You will be required to undertake venepuncture and medical selection duties.

The position is based in Inverness; however extensive travel throughout the region is required. You must be flexible, and willing to work variable hours. Hours will include occasional Sundays and late evenings.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.

Candidates must have current NMC registration at the time of applying.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Shona Reid, Senior Nurse Manager on Tel: 01224 812444 or 07964246898.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 4th May 2018.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies





Posted: 20 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Healthcare Scientist (Epidemiology)

X052A Meridian Court,G2 6QE
26830-35933
Closing date: Friday, 04 May 2018
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC15322

This is an exciting opportunity for a Healthcare Scientist (Epidemiology) Band 6 to join the Gastrointestinal and Zoonoses team within Health Protection Scotland. This post will be on a fixed term basis for two years and will be based in Glasgow within a multidisciplinary team, the post will also require travel to Aberdeen to attend meetings with Food Standards Scotland.

The post holder will work with Food Standards Scotland to deliver a number of joint projects aimed at improving understanding of the trends, sources and burden of foodborne illness in the Scottish population. A key focus for the post holder will be the analysis, interpretation and presentation of surveillance and research data relating to the epidemiology of a range of gastrointestinal and zoonotic pathogens including E.coli O157, Campylobacter and Hepatitis E. The role will involve collaboration with clinicians, scientists, policy officials and economists working in HPS, FSA, FSA, NHS Boards, Reference laboratories, Scottish Government and the research community.  The post-holder will also support FSS in the development of interventions and evidence gathering activities as part of its Strategy for Reducing Foodborne illness in Scotland and provide epidemiological expertise during the investigation of outbreaks of gastrointestinal disease which have been linked to food.
We are looking for applicants with an enthusiastic approach and good organisation skills; a primary degree in a scientific or clinical subject, and a postgraduate degree in a relevant healthcare related field; training or experience in epidemiological methods including the use of statistical packages (e.g. EpiInfo, SPSS, R  and STATA). They will need to demonstrate excellent inter-personal skills, have the ability to critically appraise and interpret surveillance and epidemiological data, and have proficient verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of the NHS would be advantageous.
For further information regarding Health Protection Scotland please visit www.hps.scot.nhs.uk.

Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Alison Smith-Palmer on alison.smith-palmer@nhs.net

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 4th May 2018.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies





Posted: 20 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Lead Clinician – National Managed Clinical Network for Children and Young People’s Allergy Network Scotland (CYANS)

X999U Unknown,X99 9UU
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Closing date: Friday, 18 May 2018
LEAD CLINICIAN MANAGED CLINICAL NETWORK
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC13282

In line with Scottish Government Health & Social Care Directorates guidance, National Services Division (NSD) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Lead Clinician to lead the work and ongoing development of the National Managed Clinical Network for Children and Young People’s Allergy Network Scotland.  The appointment is for a fixed term of two to three years.

Applicants will be clinically working within their field with experience in the provision, development and complexity of service delivery for children with allergies and allergic conditions. Working closely with clinical and NSD colleagues the post holder will lead and support the work of the National Managed Clinical Network in driving forward the strategic development of a safe, effective, person centred, integrated, multidisciplinary service for the Children and Young People’s Allergy Network Scotland.

Applicants will have a proven record in leading change and a demonstrable understanding of the ethos of managed clinical networks is essential.   The ability to work across traditional Health Board boundaries and organisations is essential as is the ability to manage change within a complex environment.  It is likely that the successful candidate will be from a medical, nursing, primary care or Allied Health Professional background. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of an innovative team to deliver significant improvements in patient care.

For more information contact: Catriona Johnson, Senior Programme Manager, National Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland at catriona.johnson@nhs.net or 0131 275 6927.

For an application pack please complete the online application form on the SHOW website www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk.

Closing date 18th May 2018. Interviews will be held at NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square.  

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).


NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies





Posted: 19 Jan 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Cancer Information Officer

N101H Aberdeen Royal Infirmary,AB25 2ZN
22440-29034
Closing date: Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC14902

As a vital part of NHS Scotland, NHS National Services Scotland’s mission is to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care, working in partnership.

Public Health Intelligence (PHI) is a division of NHS National Services Scotland and provides a range of specialised support services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care. PHI collects, validates, interprets and disseminates information on Health, and Health and Social Care in Scotland, providing support and advice to the Scottish Government Health Department, NHS Boards, Local Authorities and to a variety of professional bodies and researchers.

The Data Management Service is responsible for all data collection and processing up to the point where data are ready for analyses and comprises three elements – Data Support and Quality, Database Management, Data Modernisation and Information Assurance.

We are looking to recruit a Cancer Information Officer to our Cancer Registration Team within the Data Management service area. You will be based in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and will use the Scottish Cancer Registry system ‘SOCRATES’ to register and confirm tumours using your  expertise, skills and in-depth knowledge of diseases and operative procedures, international disease classifications and pathology staging definitions to establish the most appropriate clinical codes. 

You will initiate and maintain contacts with the appropriate departments in NHS hospitals, private hospitals and Primary Care organisations in order to ensure availability of and access to patient medical case notes, hospital patient administration systems, Pathology, Haematology, Oncology and other clinical systems as required for Cancer Registration and Quality Assurance of National Cancer Audit data.  Develop and maintain professional working relationships with NHS Boards and Regional Cancer Network staff in order to promote the work of the team and PHI’s service areas is a key requirement of this post.

You must be educated to HNC/HND level in a scientific or information discipline with significant experience in cancer information or a data management role. A proven knowledge of the disease of cancer, national datasets and in-depth knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology are key requirements along with proven IT skills in the use of information systems and Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge of clinical coding, medical terminology and medical records is desirable.

You must have well developed organisational, planning and time management skills; along with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, demonstrating good accuracy and attention to detail. You need to be able to travel.  

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Mark Long on 0131 275 7229.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is 24 April 2018.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies





Posted: 10 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Specialist Healthcare Scientist (BMS1)

S314H Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France,EH16 4SA
26830-35933
Closing date: Friday, 27 Apr 2018
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC15082

An exciting opportunity has arisen for suitably qualified and experienced Healthcare Scientist (Biomedical Scientist), registered or working towards registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to join the Clinical Immunology laboratory which is part of the Patient Services team of the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) based in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. This busy laboratory provides Allergy, Immunochemistry and Autoimmune services to the Lothian and Borders area.

Candidates must hold a BSc (Hons) degree in Biomedical Science or equivalent, which is accredited by IBMS and acceptable for HCPC registration, and be registered or working towards registration with HCPC. Further qualifications (eg MSc) in Immunology are desirable. Active participation in CPD and opportunities for further study are both supported and encouraged.  Experience of training less experienced staff, and a willingness to train is essential. Evidence of continuing professional development, for example, a portfolio of development, attendance at specialist courses, training on new instrumentation and learning through reflective practice are desirable.

Experience of performing a broad range of specialist and routine laboratory diagnostic investigation, both manual and automated is essential. Proven experience of audit, validation and general Quality Management System functions is desirable.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the field of immunology and show a desire and willingness to learn, develop and progress within this field.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.

Candidates must have current HCPC registration at the time of applying.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Gemma Ruck on 0131 242 7525 or email gemma.ruck@nhs.net
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 27th April 2018.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies





Posted: 13 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Senior Information Analyst

X820A Edinburgh/Glasgow,EH12 9EB
26830-35933
Closing date: Friday, 25 May 2018
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC15408

Information Services Division of NHS National Services Scotland has over 40 years’ experience of supporting NHSScotland to deliver better health outcomes: better data means better lives.  We are the largest employer of information staff in Scotland. We work with clinicians, health and social care practitioners, managers, researchers and others across the wider public service and beyond.

We have an amazing opportunity for you to join our team.  As one of our Senior Information Analysts you will:
• Analyse and link data to improve services for and the lives of the people of Scotland.
• Use a wide range of data sources and powerful analytics tools to provide insight that supports better decision making.
• Provide robust evidence to influence the future shape of health and care services.

This is an excellent chance to use and grow your skills and experience in:
• Analysing and interpreting complex data and communicating insights in a customer focussed environment.
• Leading, managing and motivating staff.
• Presenting complex data effectively through the use of data visualisation techniques.

Successful candidates will mainly be based in Edinburgh or Glasgow but there may be opportunities to work in other parts of Scotland.

ISD accepts applications throughout the year with interviews taking place on a regular basis. As this is an ongoing recruitment campaign we ask that any candidates who are unsuccessful at any stage in their application wait a 3 month period before re-applying.

You can learn more about the Senior Information Analyst role by visiting ISD Scotland , visiting the NSS YouTube channel or following us on Twitter .

If you wish to find out more about the work locations available, benefits and the opportunities for development and progression, please e-mail NSS.Phi-Analystrecruitment.

So if this role suits your experience and your personal development ambitions, please complete the online application form on the SHOW website www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk by Friday 25 May 2018 and be sure to indicate your current location, area preference and contract preference on the application.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is 25 May 2018.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies





Posted: 20 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Inventory Stock Controller

X043A National Distribution Centre,ML9 2QX
17760-20727
Closing date: Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018
Band 3
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC14882

This is a challenging opportunity to help harness the buying power of more than £1.5 billion spent each year on across the NHS in Scotland. National Procurement, the Procurement Centre of Expertise for Health, works in collaboration with Health Boards to ensure the highest level of patient care through the provision of a wide range of goods and services via a series of best value National Contracts and Distribution Services.

The National Distribution facility operates over 3 shift patterns, to include Day/Back Shift rotation, and a constant Nightshift, the successful applicant will work a rotating Day Shift (06.00-14.00) and Back Shift (14.00-22.00).

National Procurement Distribution Centre operates within a 150,000 Sq Ft warehouse, in all aspects of Good’s In, Pick and Dispatch the successful candidate will have experience of working within a similar FMCG warehouse or logistics role, with demonstrable inventory control experience, ideally gained within an FMCG warehouse.

Your role will be to control the in house inventory within the warehouse ensuring depot stock and availability targets are met, carry out ABC cycle counts and correct/fix day-to-day operational problems of inventory control. You will also ensure compliance with NHSS Logistics health, safety and security procedures and adhere to risk assessments and the development of safe systems of work.

An ability to develop and learn new skills, follow instructions and procedures while working both as part of a team and on own initiative within a fast moving environment are essential.

Day/Back Shift Rotation (0600-1400/1400-2200) – 37.5 hours per week.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Craig Downie on 01698 794490.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is 24 April 2018.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies”

 





Posted: 10 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Research Scientist Cellular Therapies

X012A Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service,EH17 7QT
32013-42205
Closing date: Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC14943

As a vital part of NHS Scotland, NHS National Services Scotland’s purpose is to support Scotland’s Health.  We do this by providing a range of specialised support services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on health improvement and delivering world class patient care.

The core purpose of the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service is to meet the transfusion needs of patients in Scotland.  In support of this, the SNBTS Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) Directorate is committed to a programme that will enhance the service provided to NHSScotland in both clinical and operational areas.  SNBTS undertakes research and development which is designed to support the strategic and operational priorities of the organisation, achieve high quality and impact and add value to broader NHS and Governmental objectives.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the SNBTS Advanced Therapeutics Directorate as a Research Scientist in Cellular Therapeutics. The successful candidate will be expected to play a central role in various projects to develop and produce cellular therapeutics.
Educated to Honours Degree Level with relevant post graduate research experience you will be a researcher in the field of immunology, cellular biology or other relevant discipline. Applicants must be able to demonstrate relevant experience in cultivation, expansion and extensive characterization of a variety of cell types. Experience in the GMP translation and characterization of cells for therapeutic use is desirable.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Prof. John Campbell for an informal discussion, Johncampbell3@nhs.net

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 24th April 2018.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies





Posted: 10 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

programme Manager

T101H Ninewells Hospital,DD1 9SY
40833-48900
Closing date: Friday, 27 Apr 2018
Band 8A
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC15123

NHS National Services Scotland (NSS), Programme Management Services (PgMS) is looking for experienced and qualified programme management professionals to meet our current and emerging commitments to support strategic and operational modernisation initiatives across Health and the wider Public Sector in Scotland. 

PgMS provides portfolio programme and project delivery support to NSS, other Special Health Boards, Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates and wider Public Sector organisations in Scotland across a substantial and diverse portfolio of programmes and projects delivering strategic change, establishing new responsibilities or services, and developing and promoting new ways of working.  PgMS leads and advises on programmes and projects and provides consultancy and support on the use of portfolio, programme and project management techniques. 
 
You should be a suitably qualified applicant with proven experience of programme and project management.  Candidates should have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.  Candidates should be confident, articulate and self motivated 
 
These posts are available as a secondment opportunity for existing NHS Staff.  Please follow your own organisations guidelines if applying in this way. 

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on these posts, please contact Claire Muldoon, PgMS PMO Project Manager on 0131 275 7619. 

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is 27th April 2018

Interviews will be held week commencing 7th or 14th May 2018

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).


NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies





Posted: 12 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Lead Clinician – National Managed Clinical Network Scottish Differences of Sex Development (SDSD)

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Closing date: Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018
LEAD CLINICIAN MANAGED CLINICAL NETWORK
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: IRC14982

In line with Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates (SGHSCD) guidance, National Services Division (NSD) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Lead Clinician to lead the work and ongoing development of the National Managed Clinical Network for Scottish Differences of Sex Development (SDSD). The appointment is for a fixed term of up to years.

Applicants will be clinical leaders in their field with experience in the provision and development of services for patients with differences of sex development. A proven record in leading change, ability to work across traditional Health Board boundaries and a demonstrable understanding of the ethos of managed clinical networks are essential.  

Working closely with clinical and NSD colleagues, the postholder will have a key role in promoting and driving forward the strategic development of an effective, integrated, multidisciplinary service for those with differences of sex development through continuous quality improvement.

It is likely that the successful candidate will be from a medical, nursing or Allied Health Professional background.  This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of an innovative team to deliver significant improvements in patient care.

The interview will be held on Wednesday 23rd of May or Thursday 24th May at NSS Gyle Square Edinburgh

For more information contact: Catriona Johnson, Programme Associate Director, National Network Management Service (NNMS), National Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland at catriona.johnson@nhs.net 0131 275 6927.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is 24th April 2018

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).


NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies





Posted: 10 Apr 2018
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info