Current vacancies

There are currently 16 vacancies within NSS.

Consultant Haematologist

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh EH16 4SA
Consultant (£82,669 - £109,849)
Closing date: Saturday, 22 Aug 2020
Consultant
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 026350
SNBTS Patient Services (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
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Working at the very heart of the health service, NHS National Services Scotland delivers services critical to frontline patient care and in support of the efficient and effective operation of NHS Scotland.  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.
The duties of the post are to support the blood bank and immunohaematology laboratory, clinical apheresis service and provide clinical transfusion advice to hospitals within the catchment area of the regional centre and for some nationally delivered services.  In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to national issues within SNBTS through the Patient Services Directorate.
This post is offered under the terms of the new consultant contract and as such the job plan is available for consideration.  The successful applicant will be expected to participate in the job planning process and will be subject to review at least annually.  The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in the consultant appraisal system
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.

Applicants must be registered medical practitioners who are included on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council or within three months of completing CCT qualification.
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 Dr Megan Rowley on meganrowley@nhs.net or 07786 668464 or Dr Lynn Manson on lynnmanson@nhs.net or 07974 409 845.  
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is 22 August 2020.

Interview date is scheduled for 17 September 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: 14 Jul 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Donor Carer

Inverness & North Scotland Blood Donor Centre IV2 3UJ
Band 3 (£20,700- £22,594)
Closing date: Wednesday, 19 Aug 2020
Band 3
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 027827
3 Posts available
SNBTS Manufacturing (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
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This post is a 9 month fixed term contract/secondment

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 to join our existing team of staff who provide a high standard of care to our donors for a 9-month contract.  You should be friendly, enjoy meeting people and be willing to work as part of a team.
The position is within Donor Services Blood Collection Team 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 regular late evenings.
Knowledge of health care or other customer focused environments is essential. Standard keyboard skills are essential as are good communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.
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 regarding this posts please contact Shona Reid, Senior Nurse on 01224 812444 or 07964 246898 after 10th August 2020
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 19th August 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: 05 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Donor Carer

Dundee & East Scotland Blood Donor Centre DD1 9SY
Band 3 (£20,700- £22,594)
Closing date: Wednesday, 19 Aug 2020
Band 3
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 027839
2 Posts available
SNBTS Manufacturing (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
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This post is a 9 month fixed term contract/secondment

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 to join our existing team of staff who provide a high standard of care to our donors for a 9-month contract.  You should be friendly, enjoy meeting people and be willing to work as part of a team.
The position is within Donor Services Blood Collection Team is based in Dundee however 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.
Knowledge of health care or other customer focused environments is essential. Standard keyboard skills are essential as are good communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.
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 regarding this posts please contact Shona Reid, Senior Nurse on 01224 812444 or 07964 246898 after 10th August 2020
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 19th August 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: 05 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

eESS & Jobtrain System Support & Training Officer

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 6 (£31,800 - £39,169)
Closing date: Friday, 21 Aug 2020
Band 6
Full Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 027979
HR & Workforce Development (Dir) ,HR & Workforce Development (Div/CHP)
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This post is for a 9 month fixed term contract/ secondment

An opportunity has arisen for a eESS & Jobtrain System Support & Training Officer to join the national HR Systems (eESS & Jobtrain) team.
eESStylesS provides NHS Scotland with a single national HR system covering all employee and workforce information including training, employee relations, employee management, and reporting.  Jobtrain provides NHS Scotland with a single national digital recruitment system covering all stages in the recruitment process.
The function of the eESS & Jobtrain System Support & Training Officer will focus on support to the individual work streams tasked with supporting the continuous development, support and maintenance of eESS & Jobtrain national systems, to NHS Scotland. 
A large requirement of the role is to deliver training and support to key stakeholders across all 22 NHS health boards in Scotland, and provide operational support in respect of system queries.  The role will involve travel around NHS Scotland as required.
You will be expected to comply with the Induction Standards and Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers within 3 months of commencing your role – details can be viewed on http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/288863/0088362.pdf
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 Ian Stuart on 07827 977969
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is Friday 21st August 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: 12 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Facilities Assistant, Soft FM

Edinburgh
Band 2 (£18,600- £20,606)
Closing date: Friday, 28 Aug 2020
Band 2
Part Time
Permanent
Reference: 028509
Facilities PCF (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
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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.
We have an opportunity for a self-motivated, flexible and motivated Facilities Assistant to join our Facilities team within Edinburgh. This role will be based at The Jack Copland Centre, Edinburgh however the post holder will be expected to work across multiple sites in the Edinburgh area according to service requirements. 
Expenses between base and other sites will be provided once authorised.
This role will predominantly be based within the Aroma Catering outlet, however will involve working across Catering, Domestic and Reception as required, and once suitably trained. 
The post holder will also be required to participate in weekend and public holiday on call Rota as part of this post. 
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 Kyle Toner at Kyle.Toner2@nhs.scot or Dean Georgeson at Dean.Georgeson@nhs.scot
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is Friday 28th August 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: 14 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

SNBTS - Quality Systems Development Officer

Edinburgh
Band 6 (£31,800 - £39,169)
Closing date: Monday, 17 Aug 2020
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 026767
SNBTS Quality (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
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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.
The role of the SNBTS Quality and Regulatory Compliance Directorate is to develop and deliver a Quality Management System throughout SNBTS, which satisfies regulatory requirements whilst ensuring a high quality, efficient transfusion process from donor to patient. Members of the SNBTS Quality Team require to be forward thinking and imaginative with the drive and self-motivation to relish a challenge. 
A vacancy has arisen within the Quality and Regulatory Compliance Directorate, in the Quality Systems Team for the post of Quality Systems Development Officer.  The post is based in the Jack Copland Centre, Edinburgh although there will be a requirement to visit other SNBTS Centres and Sites from time to time as part of the role of the Post.
Applicants for this Post should hold a Degree in a scientific, biomedical or other relevant subject and have experience of working to the requirements of a Quality Management System in a regulated GxP environment such as Transfusion Service delivery or commercial pharmaceutical or device manufacture. 
Currently there is no routine requirement for “out of hours” or shift working for this post.
The successful candidate may 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 Angela Gilchrist, Quality Systems Development Manager on 0131 314 5710 or Cathy Rooney, Quality Systems Manager on 0131 314 5632.
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 17th August 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: 20 Jul 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Junior Designer

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 4 (£22,700 - £24,973)
Closing date: Thursday, 20 Aug 2020
Band 4
Full Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 027893
Customer Engagement & Development (Dir) ,Strategy Performance & Service Transformation (Div/CHP)
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This post is for a 1 year fixed term contract/ secondment to cover Maternity Leave

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.
We are seeking a Junior Graphic Designer to join our Marketing and Communications team.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a developing marketing and communication function within NHS National Services Scotland.
The successful candidate will have a varied and challenging role on a day to day basis.  Working closely with the Marketing and Communications team and the Strategic Business Units, you will support the development and delivery of effective creative solutions for a variety of NHS National Services Scotland engagement requirements.  You will be expected to have an enthusiastic approach and be capable of maintaining professional working relationships with staff.
You should be a talented individual with practical experience of digital, desktop design and layout using the latest graphic software packages.
Our benefits package includes final salary 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 Cleo Comerford on cleo.comerford@nhs.scot
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is Thursday 20th August 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: 06 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Lead Clinician - Strategic Fertility Network

Various Scotland
Current Salary will apply
Closing date: Monday, 24 Aug 2020
Current Salary will apply
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 027902
Specialist & Screening Srvces (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
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NETWORK LEAD CLINICIAN
Strategic Fertility Network
Fixed term up to 3 years
Up to 3 PAs/week in total

National Services Division (NSD) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Lead Clinician for the new Strategic Fertility Network, providing leadership to the network jointly with the network Lead Scientist.

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

Applicants will be leaders in their clinical field with experience in the provision and development of fertility 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.   

Applications are open to all clinicians in NHS Scotland with the relevant experience and required qualifications, and if in a substantive role, applicants must 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 Kate Burley, Associate Programme Director, on 07775 778 505 / kate.burley@nhs.net contact or contact Carsten Mandt, Senior Programme Manager, on 07855 134 998 / carstenmandt@nhs.net.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Monday 24 August 2020.

Interviews will be held on Monday 7 September 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: 06 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Specialist Healthcare Scientist (BMS1)

Inverness IV2 3UL
Band 6 (£31,800 - £39,169)
Closing date: Tuesday, 25 Aug 2020
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 028137
SNBTS Patient Services (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
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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.
Applications are invited from Biomedical Scientists registered with the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) to join the Patient Services team based in the Scottish National Blood Transfusion department in Raigmore Hospital in Inverness. This busy department provides a blood banking and red cell reference service for the hospitals in Inverness and the Highlands. This post offers the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of work undertaken in blood banking and red cell investigation sections of the department. The successful applicants will join a team of highly skilled and motivated Biomedical Scientists working in those sections. The applicant will be trained to lone work during their time with the department and will be expected to participate in the 24/7/365 shift service. 
Applicants must have completed the IBMS Registration Portfolio. Applicants working towards state registration will be considered. For staff currently working in a Health Care environment active participation in CPD are both supported and encouraged. You will undergo training as appropriate for the requirements of the position.
NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions apply to this post based on experience and qualifications. 
Candidates should have currently HCPC registered at the time of applying or working towards registration.
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 or further information on the post, please contact Andrew McIntosh, Senior Specialist BMS/Compliance Officer on 01463 704121 or email Andrew.mcintosh2@nhs.scot Alternatively, you can contact the Laboratory Manager Sarah McCubbin, on 0141 4335956 or email sarah.mccubbin@nhs.scot. 
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 25th August 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 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Transfusion Practitioner

Borders General Hospital TD6 9BS
Band 7 (£39,300 - £46,006)
Closing date: Friday, 28 Aug 2020
Band 7
Part Time
Permanent
Reference: 028448
SNBTS Patient Services (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
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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 NMC/HCPC Registered practitioner to join our SNBTS Transfusion Team to promote the safe and appropriate use of blood and blood components through the development of national programmes of education, associated quality improvement and clinical effectiveness initiatives. You will be the named Transfusion Practitioner for NHS Borders and will work closely with NHS Borders staff. You will also work with colleagues across the east region (Lothian, Borders, Fife) as required as well as the wider SNBTS transfusion team.  You should be able to work with limited supervision and demonstrate flexibility in delivering the requirements of the post. Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to adopt a flexible and proactive approach to problem solving is required to promote and champion this national programme at all levels. Candidates should have experience in a blood transfusion, haematology or related specialty.
Candidates should be educated to degree level or equivalent experience and should have extensive clinical transfusion experience. You will be required to travel between NHS sites and Higher Education Institutes in order to fully undertake all the duties associated with the post and as such a valid driving licence is desirable. The post-holder will be responsible for supporting safe transfusion practice and maintaining good communication channels across NHS Borders as well as supporting other areas covered by the SNBTS Transfusion Team East Region. 
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 final salary 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 please contact Susan Cottrell, Senior Nurse, SNBTS Transfusion Team on 07500881781 or susan.cottrell2@nhs.scot
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is Friday 28th August 2020
Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk email 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 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Technical Advisor(CDU)

Flexible
Band 7 (£39,300 - £46,006)
Closing date: Friday, 28 Aug 2020
Band 7
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 028560
Facilities PCF (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
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This post is offered on a fixed term basis, 2 days per week over 6 months.

The Decontamination Team provide highly specialised, expert decontamination advice, guidance and support on a range of decontamination of reusable medical devices. This role supports the Decontamination Team in its work to progress the decontamination agenda on behalf of the Scottish Government Health Directorate through the provision and application of a sound, technical knowledge and experience in decontamination, to a range of projects. Specifically, the projects within the remit of the Decontamination Programme Collaborative Group (DPCG), which relate to addressing national contingency and capacity of Central Decontamination Units 
You will be educated to degree level in e.g. microbiology, engineering, nursing or pharmacy and have on-going professional development in decontamination or a related subject to postgraduate diploma level, or have worked for at least 5 years in managerial level at Central Decontamination Units.
Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with ability to deal with staff at all levels, coupled with a good methodical approach to working with data and information are required.  The post holder will have good presentation skills. Influential skills and evidence of good working relationship with CDU communities in Scotland 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 Andrew Tweedie at Andrew.Tweedie@nhs.scot
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is Friday 28th August 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: 14 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Medical Laboratory Assistant

Edinburgh
Band 3 (£20,700- £22,594)
Closing date: Tuesday, 18 Aug 2020
Band 3
Full Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 027757
SNBTS Manufacturing (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
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This post is an 18 month fixed term contract
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 Tissues, Cells and Advanced Therapeutics (TCAT) Directorate is committed to a programme that will enhance the service provided to NHS Scotland 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 Tissues, Cells and Advanced Therapeutics as a Medical Laboratory Assistant. The successful candidates will have responsibility for daily housekeeping activities required for the effective operation of the SNBTS manufacturing facilities, assist in processing activities and the frequent transport of consumables, samples and products between JCC, SCRM and various other hospitals within the central belt. 
With an interest in biomedical science and ideally with experience in a laboratory environment you will be expected to follow standard operating procedures in a consistent manner, employing a range of skills required for GMP processing procedures.  Experience in a GMP environment would be advantageous.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a 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.
Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Aleksandra Mozdzynska TCAT Production Manager for an informal discussion about the role at amozdzynska@nhs.net (0131 314 5546).
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 18th August 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: 04 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Donor Carer

Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Blood Donor Centre AB25 2ZW
Band 3 (£20,700- £22,594)
Closing date: Wednesday, 19 Aug 2020
Band 3
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 027821
2 Posts available
SNBTS Manufacturing (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
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This post is a 9 month fixed term contract/secondment

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 to join our existing team of staff who provide a high standard of care to our donors for a 9-month contract.  You should be friendly, enjoy meeting people and be willing to work as part of a team.
The position is within Donor Services Blood Collection Team is based in Aberdeen however extensive travel throughout the region is required. You must be flexible, and willing to work variable hours. Hours will include Sundays and regular late evenings.
Knowledge of health care or other customer focused environments is essential. Standard keyboard skills are essential as are good communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.
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 regarding this post please contact Shona Reid, Senior Nurse on 01224 812444 or 07964 246898 after 10th August 2020
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 19th August 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: 05 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Digital Business Partner

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 8B (£59,539 - £64,095)
Closing date: Tuesday, 25 Aug 2020
Band 8B
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 028336
NSS Business IT (Dir) ,Digital and Security (Div/CHP)
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No more evident than at this time, NHS National Services Scotland’s (NSS) mission is to support the delivery of better health and care as a vital part of NHS Scotland providing solutions and services enabling NHS Boards on delivering health improvement and patient care.
The core purpose of the Digital & Security organisation is the provision of world class Digital and Security expertise, solutions and services to our customers, which include NSS, NHS Boards, Scottish Government and the wider Public Sector in Scotland.
A critical role in ensuring integrated Business Technology strategy and delivery of suitable and effective solutions and services is the Digital Business Partner (DBP) position. This role provides the trusted technology advisor to the customer to ensure that technology delivery and service aligns to the business strategy and operational requirements.
As a DBP you will be responsible for developing and delivering digital strategy and roadmap for your customer. You will be ensuring that overall Technology architecture / solutions support current and future business plans. You will support the transition of demand into solutions that add value for money in line with customer priorities. In addition, you will provide the conduit from Digital and Security on all aspects of operations relevant to the customer ensuring the operational reporting and relevant information is used to further drive improvements in the provision of solutions and services.
You will be a key player in the development of the Digital Office function and in partnership with the wider Business Partner team ensuring a consistent and professional approach. You will liaise and partner across Clinical, Transformation, Cloud Operations and Information Security areas in ensuring cross functional approaches are designed and delivered to the customer in line with Digital and Security technology roadmaps.
Applications are invited from individuals who have Business partnering experience in a technical discipline who are both operationally minded to drive improvements and are curious to drive new ways of working and technology implementation to achieve step function changes in delivery.
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.
The successful candidate must comply with the Mandatory Induction Standards and with the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers.
Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Shelley Brackenridge on 07949146442 for an informal discussion about the post. 
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 25th August 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: 12 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
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Donor Carer Venepuncturist

Inverness & North Scotland Blood Donor Centre IV2 3UJ
Band 3 (£20,700- £22,594)
Closing date: Wednesday, 26 Aug 2020
Band 3
Part Time
Permanent
Reference: 028308
SNBTS Donor Services (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
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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 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.

The position is within Donor Services Blood Collection Team 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 regular late evenings.

Knowledge of health care or other customer focused environments is essential. Standard keyboard skills are essential as are good communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.

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 Gillian Docherty, Senior Charge Nurse on 01463 705853 or 07964 246895.

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

Closing date for completed applications is 26 August 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: 12 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
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Project Support Officer

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 5 (£25,100 - £31,649)
Closing date: Tuesday, 25 Aug 2020
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 028184
10 Posts available
Programme Management Services (Dir) ,Strategy Performance & Service Transformation (Div/CHP)
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Programme Management Services (PgMS) is one of the largest and fastest growing centres of excellence in portfolio, programme and project management in Scotland.  We are a national provider of specialist transformation services to the NHS and wider public sector and are looking for a number of experienced Programme Managers to support the delivery of a range of exciting and innovative change initiatives.  In PgMS we work with our clients across a range of programmes to solve problems, co-design and co-deliver transformational change and improve outcomes.  Our work spans diverse areas such as mental health, laboratory and diagnostic services and NHS Scotland’s response to COVID-19, from Inverness to the Borders.
We offer employees a very competitive benefits package which supports you to balance life with work, as well as a generous pension scheme and discounts on leisure and shopping experiences.  We also provide excellent training and learning opportunities, plus employee support services.
The successful candidates will be professional, confident, self motivated and have strong organisational and communication skills.  You will bring the ability to prioritise and forward plan your workload to meet deadlines whilst maintaining a high quality service in a busy changing environment.  
Knowledgeable in co-ordinating all project phases you will be able to demonstrate recent experience and success of working within a project office environment. Experience of supporting workshops and delivering training would also be beneficial for this role.
Closing date for completed applications is midnight on Tuesday 25th August 2020.  However due to the anticipated volume of applications this post may close before the aforementioned deadline.
Interviews will take place late August and through early September with shortlisted candidates being asked to participate in an assessment centre activity.
An informal discussion can be arranged by emailing nss.pgms-pmo@nhs.net
Please note that unless there are exceptional circumstances, successful candidates will start on the salary scale minimum.  
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
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 Aug 2020
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info