Current vacancies

There are currently 17 vacancies within NSS.

Lead Clinician – Children with Exceptional Healthcare Needs (CEN)

Various Scotland
Current Salary will apply
Closing date: Tuesday, 03 Mar 2020
Current Salary will apply
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 016430
Specialist & Screening Srvces (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
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Fantastic opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Lead Clinician – National Managed Clinical Network for Children with Exceptional Healthcare Needs (CEN)

Up to 3 years fixed term
1.5 PA per week


In line with Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates guidance, National Services Division (NSD) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Lead Clinician for the CEN Network.

This is a key strategic role in promoting and driving forward the development of an effective, integrated, multidisciplinary service for children with exceptional healthcare needs throughout Scotland. In this sessional appointment the post holder will work closely with clinical and other stakeholders and NSD colleagues.

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

Applicants must have a current substantive role as an NHS Scotland employee and have the support of their Clinical Director for this post to be incorporated into their job plan. The employing NHS Board will be recompensed for the agreed sessional commitment on the basis of evidence of actual backfill costs incurred to release the individual to fulfil the Lead Clinician role requirements.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Catriona Johnson, Programme Associate Director on 0131 275 6927 or Catriona.johnson@nhs.net.

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

Closing date for completed applications is 3 March 2020.

Interviews are likely to be held on 19th March 2020 at Gyle Square, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB.

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: 11 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Senior Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Inverness & North Scotland Blood Donor Centre IV2 3UJ
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Tuesday, 10 Mar 2020
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 017788
SNBTS Patient Services (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
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Fantastic opportunity to join NHS National Services Scotland

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.

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen within the Clinical Laboratories in Inverness for a BMS 2 position. Applications are invited from suitably qualified HCPC registered Biomedical Scientists demonstrating continual professional development.

We are looking for enthusiastic individual with excellent interpersonal skills with responsibilities to supervise and manage the day-to-day activities, while supporting the Laboratory Manager to maintain and develop the Patient Services Laboratories. The post will include a Compliance Officer role for the Inverness site.

Applicants for the post must have attained an Honours Degree in Biomedical Science or equivalent, acceptable to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and have retained registration with that body.  A BMS2 should have further qualifications such as an MSc or significant demonstrable experience in a relevant field of work.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland check.

Any candidate who has lived/worked overseas for more than 12 months in the preceding 5 years 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 Sarah McCubbin, Laboratory Manager on 0141 433 5956 or email sarah.mccubbin@nhs.net Or Gillian McCarrol, Regional Head of Service on 0141 433 5849 or email gillian.mccarrol@nhs.net.

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

Closing date for completed applications is 10th March 2020

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: 25 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

LEAD CLINICIAN/PROFESSIONAL National Prison Care Network

Various Scotland
Various
Closing date: Monday, 16 Mar 2020
Various
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 012535
Specialist & Screening Srvces (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
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Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland


NETWORK LEAD CLINICIAN/PROFESSIONAL
National Prison Care Network
Fixed term up to 2 years
Up to 2 PAs/week in total

In line with Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates guidance, National Services Division (NSD) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Lead Clinician/Professional Ambassador for the National Prison Care Network.

Working closely with clinical and NSD colleagues the post holders will have a key strategic role in promoting and driving forward the development of an effective, integrated, multidisciplinary service for prison care throughout Scotland.

Applicants will be leaders in their clinical field/field with experience of working at a strategic level and ideally a national level, and in the provision and development of services. A proven record in leading change, ability to work across traditional organisational, geographical and professional boundaries and a demonstrable understanding of the ethos of clinical networks are desirable. Experience of negotiating the evolving landscape of health and social care, an understanding of the complex needs of the population in prisons and the wider justice system would be advantageous. Applications would be welcome from candidates from a wide range of professions across the multidisciplinary team.

Applicants must have a current substantive role as an NHS Scotland employee and have the support of their Clinical Director/Head of Nursing/Service Lead for this post to be incorporated into their job plan. The employing NHS Board will be recompensed for the agreed sessional commitment on the basis of evidence of actual backfill costs incurred to release the individual to fulfil the Lead Clinician role requirements.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Kate Burley, Associate Programme Director, on 07775 778 505 / kate.burley@nhs.net or Sarah Florida-James, Senior Programme Manager, on 07760 202206 sarah.florida-james@nhs.net.

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

Closing date for completed applications is 16th March 2020.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 28th April 2020.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders). CVs are not acceptable and a fully completed application is a pre-requisite.

NHS National Services Scotland is the common name of the Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service.
NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.
Candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

Posted: 20 Dec 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Principal Engineer (Cloud Services)

Edinburgh
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 13 Mar 2020
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 018181
2 Posts available
Infrastructure Services (Dir) ,Digital and Security (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Post: Principal Engineer (DaS Cloud Services)
Grade: 7
Salary scale: £37570 to £44688.
Type: Permanent.

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.

To meet the increasing demand from internal NSS customers, Health Boards and the Scottish Government, NSS IT are seeking to recruit 2 Principal Engineers to join the expanding Cloud team. The Cloud Engineers will assist with the management, support, and oversight of the virtual server environments and business continuity processes during the lifespan of this project. This Candidate will assist with managing, maintaining, monitoring and securing (including data security) of all servers including installations, upgrades, patches and documentation.

As part of the IT Strategic Business Unit, NSS Infrastructure services has direct responsibility for over 400 servers running over 250 different applications, and for processing over 100 million records per year. The NSS Infrastructure Server team is responsible for maintaining and supporting the existing server estate as well as researching emerging technologies and recommending future direction. They are also involved in several major IT projects aimed at optimising the use of IT infrastructure.

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:
Stephen Grant (Infrastructure Cloud Manager), 0131 275 7545, sgrant3@nhs.net or
John Jones (Senior Department Manager), 0131 275 7524, johnjones2@nhs.net

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

Closing date for completed applications is 13th March 2020.

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: 28 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Lead Clinician - National Managed Diagnostic Network for Clinical Imaging in Scotland (SCIN)

Various Scotland
Current Salary will apply
Closing date: Tuesday, 03 Mar 2020
Current Salary will apply
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 015663
Specialist & Screening Srvces (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic opportunity to join NHS National Services Scotland

3 years fixed term

In line with Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates guidance, National Services Division (NSD) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Lead Clinician for the Scottish Clinical Imaging Network.

This is a key strategic role in promoting and driving forward the development of an effective, integrated, multidisciplinary service for imaging throughout Scotland. In this sessional appointment the postholder will work closely with clinical and other stakeholders and NSD colleagues.

Applicants will be leaders in their clinical field with experience in the provision and development of imaging services. A proven record in leading change, ability to work across traditional organisational, geographical and professional boundaries and a demonstrable understanding of the ethos of managed diagnostic/clinical networks are essential.   

Applicants must have a current substantive role as an NHS Scotland employee and have the support of their Clinical Director for this post to be incorporated into their job plan. The employing NHS Board will be recompensed for the agreed sessional commitment on the basis of evidence of actual backfill costs incurred to release the individual to fulfil the Lead Clinician role requirements.

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 Catriona Johnson, Programme Associate Director, National Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland at 0131 275 6927 or Catriona.johnson@nhs.net

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

Closing date for completed applications is 3rd March 2020.

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: 18 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Service Delivery Manager

Meridian Court G2 6QE
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 06 Mar 2020
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 017537
Health Protection Scotland (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
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Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Meridian Court, Glasgow

Public Health and Intelligence

SERVICE DELIVERY MANAGER – 1.0 WTE Permanent Post

Agenda for Change Band 7

Public Health and Intelligence (PHI) is a strategic business unit of NHS National Services Scotland, part of NHS Scotland. PHI provides health protection, health information, health intelligence, statistical, and knowledge management services and advice that support the NHS in progressing quality improvement in health and care and facilitates robust planning and decision making.

This is a unique opportunity to work in national Health Protection as part of a team dedicated to the portfolio management of the Scottish Health Protection Network. This will involve working across different areas of health protection with a variety of stakeholders both within and out with NHS Scotland such as NHS Boards, Scottish Government Health Directorates, local authorities, NHS Education Scotland, NHS Health Scotland, academia and national health protection agencies as part of the Scottish Health Protection Network (SHPN).

This is an exciting and challenging time for Public Health and Intelligence (PHI) and Health Protection Scotland (HPS) as we move to become part of a new Public Health Body for Scotland, to be known as Public Health Scotland.

We are currently seeking one full time permanent Service Delivery Manager Band 7 (37.5 hours per week) as part of the SHPN-Portfolio Management Team within Health Protection Scotland, based in Glasgow (with occasional travel in Scotland).

The Service Delivery Manager role contributes significantly to NHS Scotland delivery by providing professional input and leadership to portfolio, programme, project and service management teams across Health Protection Scotland.

You will have an enthusiastic approach and good organisational skills; able to work to a high standard using judgment and initiative to handle day-to-day issues, while balancing your time and workload to meet deadlines. You must be results–orientated and be able to achieve these working in partnership, in a team environment. It is vital that you demonstrate the values of NSS with openness, integrity, respect and care being at their heart.

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 Nicola Rowan by email at nicola.rowan@nhs.net or by telephone on 0141 282 2909.

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

Closing date for completed applications is 6th March 2020

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


Posted: 21 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Events - Assistant

Scottish Health Service Centre EH4 2LF
Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)
Closing date: Monday, 02 Mar 2020
Band 3
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 016246
Practitioner & Counter Fraud (Dir) ,Practitioner & Counter Fraud (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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.
SHSC located on the Western General Hospital site in Edinburgh provides a range of high quality services to, and on behalf of the NHS in Scotland, including an Events Management Service, a Meeting Service and Conference & Training Centre.
SHSC are currently looking for an Events Assistant to carry out a key role in the events team providing a professional conference support service to a variety of customers including NHS Boards, the Scottish Government and numerous affiliated organisations.  This role will support the Event Team in all administrative areas with a particular focus on our rapidly growing venue finding service.
A self motivated, flexible individual with a positive ‘can do’ approach is sought for this role educated to at least SQA/Higher Level.  Alongside excellent IT skills, the individual should have good organisational skills and be able to meet strict and sometimes tight deadlines. Travel throughout central Scotland is required on a regular basis with possible occasional travel to other parts of Scotland and overnight stays.
The successful candidate(s) must comply with the Mandatory Induction Standards and with the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers.
Any candidate who has lived/worked overseas for more than 12 months in the preceding 5 years 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 Louise Fair on 0131 314 1227
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is Monday 2nd March 2020
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: 24 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Programme Support Officer

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 03 Mar 2020
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 016455
Specialist & Screening Srvces (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

National Services Division (NSD) plans, funds and co-ordinates national specialist and screening services on behalf of NHS Boards and the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates (SGHSCD). 


We are seeking an experienced Programme Support Officer to join our team to support the commissioning of a portfolio specialist laboratory services across Scotland. The post holder will also support a number of high-level national governance groups and structures. Ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal, organisational, IT and communication skills. They will be highly motivated individuals who work well with others and are able to work to deadlines and prioritise a busy workload.  Experience of working in a similar role in these services is desirable.
Frequent travel throughout Scotland is also required. 


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 
Louise Mathew, Assistant Programme Manager (0131 314 1523) or Karina O’Rourke, Programme Manager (0131 275 6946)
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is 03.03.2020

Interviews are likely to be held on 07.04.2020.

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: 11 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

LEAD CLINICIAN/PROFESSIONAL National Prison Care Network

Various Scotland
Various
Closing date: Monday, 16 Mar 2020
Various
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 012535
Specialist & Screening Srvces (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland


NETWORK LEAD CLINICIAN/PROFESSIONAL
National Prison Care Network
Fixed term up to 2 years
Up to 2 PAs/week in total

In line with Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates guidance, National Services Division (NSD) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Lead Clinician/Professional Ambassador for the National Prison Care Network.

Working closely with clinical and NSD colleagues the post holders will have a key strategic role in promoting and driving forward the development of an effective, integrated, multidisciplinary service for prison care throughout Scotland.

Applicants will be leaders in their clinical field/field with experience of working at a strategic level and ideally a national level, and in the provision and development of services. A proven record in leading change, ability to work across traditional organisational, geographical and professional boundaries and a demonstrable understanding of the ethos of clinical networks are desirable. Experience of negotiating the evolving landscape of health and social care, an understanding of the complex needs of the population in prisons and the wider justice system would be advantageous. Applications would be welcome from candidates from a wide range of professions across the multidisciplinary team.

Applicants must have a current substantive role as an NHS Scotland employee and have the support of their Clinical Director/Head of Nursing/Service Lead for this post to be incorporated into their job plan. The employing NHS Board will be recompensed for the agreed sessional commitment on the basis of evidence of actual backfill costs incurred to release the individual to fulfil the Lead Clinician role requirements.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Kate Burley, Associate Programme Director, on 07775 778 505 / kate.burley@nhs.net or Sarah Florida-James, Senior Programme Manager, on 07760 202206 sarah.florida-james@nhs.net.

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

Closing date for completed applications is 16th March 2020.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 28th April 2020.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders). CVs are not acceptable and a fully completed application is a pre-requisite.

NHS National Services Scotland is the common name of the Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service.
NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.
Candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

Posted: 26 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Lead Clinician - National Managed Diagnostic Network for Clinical Imaging in Scotland (SCIN)

Various Scotland
Current Salary will apply
Closing date: Tuesday, 03 Mar 2020
Current Salary will apply
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 015663
Specialist & Screening Srvces (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic opportunity to join NHS National Services Scotland

3 years fixed term

In line with Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates guidance, National Services Division (NSD) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Lead Clinician for the Scottish Clinical Imaging Network.

This is a key strategic role in promoting and driving forward the development of an effective, integrated, multidisciplinary service for imaging throughout Scotland. In this sessional appointment the postholder will work closely with clinical and other stakeholders and NSD colleagues.

Applicants will be leaders in their clinical field with experience in the provision and development of imaging services. A proven record in leading change, ability to work across traditional organisational, geographical and professional boundaries and a demonstrable understanding of the ethos of managed diagnostic/clinical networks are essential.   

Applicants must have a current substantive role as an NHS Scotland employee and have the support of their Clinical Director for this post to be incorporated into their job plan. The employing NHS Board will be recompensed for the agreed sessional commitment on the basis of evidence of actual backfill costs incurred to release the individual to fulfil the Lead Clinician role requirements.

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 Catriona Johnson, Programme Associate Director, National Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland at 0131 275 6927 or Catriona.johnson@nhs.net

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

Closing date for completed applications is 3rd March 2020.

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: 03 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Business Support Administrator

Meridian Court G2 6QE
Band 4 (£22,152 - £24,258)
Closing date: Tuesday, 03 Mar 2020
Band 4
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 017155
Business Development PCF (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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 Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities (PCF) Strategic Business Unit (SBU) provides a complete range of procurement, commissioning and facilities services to a range of stakeholders including Health Boards, Scottish Government and the wider public sector.
The SBU provides specific services and expert advice across its portfolio of activity.  Outputs include specialist services, commissioning, screening, national contracting, logistics, procurement systems and professional advice and expertise about property, facilities, construction and equipment.
The Business Support Department provides professional administration services which support the day to day ongoing work and projects delivered by PCF.  The department also provides guidance and support to all corporate governance and assurance initiatives.
We are currently seeking an experienced Administrator within Business Support to provide a full range of confidential administrative and support services. This post is based Meridian Court, Glasgow.
You must be a team player and able to co-ordinate your work efficiently and effectively within a larger group structure.   You must have the confidence to act on your own initiative particularly when dealing with confidential administrative duties and enquiries on behalf of the wider team.
You should have proven experience in a similar role, be educated to HNC in Office Administration or related subject or have equivalent experience.
Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential as are well-developed organizational abilities and a flexible approach to working.   An in-depth knowledge of all Microsoft office packages is required along with minute taking skills and an excellent attention to detail. 
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 Alan Davies on 0141 300 1928
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is 3rd March 2020
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: 18 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Commodity Manager

Various Scotland
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 13 Mar 2020
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 015553
2 Posts available
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic opportunity to work in NHS National Services Scotland


Commodity Manager – 1 post based in Edinburgh & 1 post based in Larkhall.

This is a challenging opportunity to help harness the buying power of more than £2.4 billion spent each year 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.


Knowledgeable and experienced in strategic procurement you will take responsibility for a portfolio of commodities. You will implement National Procurement strategies, whilst managing supplier relationships to ensure the effective and on-going delivery of best value contracts.  Using your procurement skills and acquired specialised product knowledge, you will provide customers with excellent product choice and quality whilst

contributing to the strategic sourcing programme targets. It is anticipated that the post will fill a vacancy responsible for the sourcing of both service and product commodities required by NHS Scotland. With this in mind we are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge and experience of procuring healthcare products and services.  


The post holder should be educated to degree level in a relevant business discipline and hold, or be working toward, Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) or equivalent. Demonstrable experience of strategic sourcing and tendering is essential, including strategy development and supplier management. The post holder should also possess excellent communication and influencing skills.


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 Paul Hornby on 01698 794540 or Brian Roach on 0131 275 6720 or David Taggart on 01698 794530.  


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


Closing date for completed applications is 13th March 2020.  


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: 21 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Donor Carer Driver

SNBTS National Centre EH14 4BE
Band 4 (£22,152 - £24,258)
Closing date: Friday, 06 Mar 2020
Band 4
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 017505
SNBTS Donor Services (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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 donor carer driver to join our existing team of staff who provide a high standard of care to our donors.  You should be friendly, enjoy meeting people and be willing to work as part of a team. In addition to providing a high standard of care to our donors you would be expected to transport staff and equipment to sessions. Although based in Edinburgh you must have a sound knowledge of the geography of the region as extensive travel throughout the region is required. You must be flexible, and willing to work variable hours. Hours will include occasional Sundays and regular late evenings.

Either a PCV ‘D’ licence (bus with more than 16 seats) or a ‘C’ licence (for a goods vehicle in excess of 7.5 tonnes) is required. Training may be available for suitable applicants who do not possess the above licences
The successful candidate must comply with the Mandatory Induction Standards for Healthcare Support Workers in Scotland 2009; and with the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland check. 

Any candidate who has lived/worked overseas for more than 12 months in the preceding 5 years 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 Carolyn Lamb, Senior Nurse Manager on 0131 314 5747 or 07704862498

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

Closing date for completed applications is 6th March 2020

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: 21 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Charge Nurse

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh EH16 4SA
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 06 Mar 2020
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 017565
SNBTS Patient Services (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
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Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS)
Charge Nurse – Clinical Apheresis Unit (CAU)
Permanent
Band – 6
Location- Royal Infirmary Edinburgh

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.  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 apheresis services including blood stem cell collection, plasma exchange and photopheresis.  Venepuncture and cannulation skills are desirable and good communication skills are essential for this role.  No experience in therapeutic apheresis is necessary as all relevant training will be given but experience in a closely related field such as Donor Apheresis, Haematology, Intensive Care or Renal nursing could be advantageous.
This post is primarily based at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh; it also includes provision of a peripatetic service to support in-patient apheresis procedures in the Edinburgh area and on occasion Glasgow apheresis service.  The hours are 08:00 – 16:15 Monday – Friday. Following training you would be expected to participate in the Clinical Apheresis Unit on call service, (currently 1 in 6) to assist in the provision of an “out of hours” service including weekends for urgent and 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

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 Tel: 0131 242 3609

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

Closing date for completed applications is 6th March 2020.

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: 21 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
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Commodity Manager

Various Scotland
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 13 Mar 2020
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 015553
2 Posts available
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
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Fantastic opportunity to work in NHS National Services Scotland


Commodity Manager – 1 post based in Edinburgh & 1 post based in Larkhall.

This is a challenging opportunity to help harness the buying power of more than £2.4 billion spent each year 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.


Knowledgeable and experienced in strategic procurement you will take responsibility for a portfolio of commodities. You will implement National Procurement strategies, whilst managing supplier relationships to ensure the effective and on-going delivery of best value contracts.  Using your procurement skills and acquired specialised product knowledge, you will provide customers with excellent product choice and quality whilst

contributing to the strategic sourcing programme targets. It is anticipated that the post will fill a vacancy responsible for the sourcing of both service and product commodities required by NHS Scotland. With this in mind we are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge and experience of procuring healthcare products and services.  


The post holder should be educated to degree level in a relevant business discipline and hold, or be working toward, Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) or equivalent. Demonstrable experience of strategic sourcing and tendering is essential, including strategy development and supplier management. The post holder should also possess excellent communication and influencing skills.


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 Paul Hornby on 01698 794540 or Brian Roach on 0131 275 6720 or David Taggart on 01698 794530.  


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


Closing date for completed applications is 13th March 2020.  


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: 31 Jan 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
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Charge Nurse

Glasgow Area
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 06 Mar 2020
Band 6
Full Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 017510
SNBTS Donor Services (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
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Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) / Donor Services
Charge Nurse
Temporary – Two Years Post

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, dynamic and outgoing nurse for one of our Collection Teams based in Glasgow.  You will require excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills and be able to lead, manage and work within a team. You will be self motivated, proactive and an innovative individual with the ability to be flexible and react positively to on-going changing demands and priorities.

Knowledge of blood collection processes would be advantageous as you will be required to undertake venepuncture and medical selection duties. You must also be able to demonstrate evidence of ongoing professional development working within the competencies framework.

The position is based in Glasgow; however extensive travel throughout Central and West of Scotland is required. You must be flexible, and willing to work variable hours. Hours will include regular late evenings and weekend working

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 Pauline Stewart, Senior Nurse, on 0141 433 5938.

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

Closing date for completed applications is 6th March 2020

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: 21 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Data Processing Officer

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)
Closing date: Friday, 13 Mar 2020
Band 3
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 013756
Service Delivery (Dir) ,Practitioner & Counter Fraud (Div/CHP)
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Fantastic opportunity to join NHS National Services Scotland

We currently have an opportunity for a Data Processing Officer within our office based in Edinburgh.

You will process patient Dental and Ophthalmic treatment claims, Patients registrations, withdrawal of patients, investigating invalid claims, setting up dentists and opticians for electronic transmitting and electronic services, deal with various queries relating to registrations, non payments, payment queries etc from practices and Health Boards.   You will deal with Dentists and Opticians and practice staff by telephone throughout the day.

 An effective team worker, you will possess good pc skills and telephone experience and will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills together with a high degree of accuracy. The ability to maintain strict confidentiality is essential.  

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 Celia Brown on 0131 275 8547 or Lorna-May Raeburn on 0131 275 6698 or lorna-may.raeburn@nhs.net.

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

Closing date for completed applications is 13th March 2020.

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: 28 Feb 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info