Current vacancies

There are currently 100 vacancies within NSS.

Specialist Business Process Lead - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000639
HR & Workforce Development (Sub-Dept)
HR & Workforce Development (Dir) ,HR & Workforce Development (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A vital part of NHSScotland, National Services Scotland’s (NSS) 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 services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.  

An opportunity has arisen in our Human Resources function for a Specialist Business Process Lead to join our team, focusing on the development of end to end business processes and continuous improvement initiatives in order to improve service delivery and quality within a customer focused environment.

You should be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience of reviewing, designing and implementing creative and innovative end to end business process solutions and use of Lean methodology.  The role requires an agile approach to project management in order to drive forward business process change and improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of HR service delivery.  

The role will require the postholder to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to develop strong relationships across all stakeholder groups. You will work within a high volume area and the ability to manage your own workload, demonstrate a keen attention to detail and a commitment to quality and improvement are key for this role.

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 about the role, please contact Julie Taylor, Workforce Systems and Business Process Manager on 0131 275 7218.

Further information on National Services Scotland is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Biomedical Support Worker - Edinburgh

SNBTS National Centre EH14 4AP
Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 3
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000599
SNBTS Manufacturing (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS Manufacturing (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

As a major Strategic Business Unit (SBU)  within  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 manufacturing, product development, biomedical research and donor services.  Our goal is to maintain the highest standards to patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.

A vacancy has arisen for a Biomedical Support Worker (BMSW) position within the Processing & Testing Department. Applications are invited from individuals, who are organised and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills.
Formal qualifications are not a requirement of this post, as full training will be given but personal attributes demonstrating honesty, integrity and a scrupulous attention to detail are essential.

The departmental duties will include undertaking tasks, following controlled documented procedures in areas such as blood testing. This will involve receiving and making telephone calls, manual lifting and moving of stock, record completion and the operation of various IT software packages. The successful candidate will be working with Biohazard material (e.g. Blood) and samples within a laboratory environment whilst adhering to the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice.

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 Dave Stephen on 0141 433 5841.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Information Governance Advisor - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000635
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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 work in partnership to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care. We do this by providing a range of specialised IT services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.

An opportunity has arisen within the IT SBU for an Information Governance Advisor within the Technology Office.

The role of the IT SBU is to support the NHS Scotland National eHealth Agenda through the effective delivery of IM&T products and specialist services that will enable clinical process and efficiency improvement across Scotland.

This role will be to support in the disciplines of Information Governance, Information Risk Management and Data Protection.  They will have responsibility in assisting the Senior Consultant Information Governance in aspects of implementation and management of the National Information Governance (IG) Agenda relating to internal IT projects and BAU systems as well as National IT projects and Live National applications.  This role will be responsible for ensuring that NSS Information Governance policies and processes meet and exceed National requirements and minimise the exposure to risk for the NHS and other relevant public bodies.  This includes ensuring that staff within the organisations supported are aware of their own responsibilities and are adequately trained and briefed.  The areas where the post holder will be a subject matter expert are:
-    Information Governance
-    Data Protection
-    Caldicott Standards
-    Confidentiality Codes of Conduct/Practice
-    Data/Information Quality Assurance

The Key functions for this role are:

  •     Act as an additional point of contact for information governance (IG) issues relating to national systems for all NSS IT SBU staff, this includes liaising with the NSS Senior Consultant Information Governance
  •    Helping to ensure that all national systems for which NSS IT SBU has “responsibility” comply with appropriate information governance standards.  
  •   Support in the provision of IG advice for various IT projects being undertaken across NSS.
  •   Ensuring IG requirements are integrated into the project and service management processes at all the relevant points throughout the lifecycle of IT projects and the subsequent “business as usual” phase.
  •   Advise on the completion of Data Protection Impact Assessments for new IT projects and significant changes in BAU IT systems.   Deputise for and support the Senior Consultant Information Governance in the provision of IG expertise into the resolution of a variety of problems within BAU systems.
  •   Become a subject expert in relation to Data Protection Legislation, supporting the implementation programme across NSS IT and providing support and advice to NHS Boards and public bodies in relation to National IT applications.
  •    Work collaboratively with other IG Advisors both within NSS and across NHS Scotland.
  •   On occasion, contribute to presentations or National groups where the understandings of the Information Governance implications are essential to ensure agreement and co-operation within and across organisations.


You should have a good understanding of the IT landscape across Health and understand the vision for Health and Social Care integration across Scotland in moving to the 2020 vision.

It is crucial that the individuals have robust influencing and communication skills and have a strong customer focused approach.  The post holder will on occasion, be expected to work closely with internal and external stakeholders such as, eHealth leads in NHS Health Boards, senior clinician’s etc.
Although this post will primarily focus on speci

Posted: 25 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Programme Manager - Meridian Court/Gyle/Canderside

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000641
Facilities Services (Sub-Dept)
Facilities PCF (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

NHS National Services Scotland (NSS), Procurement Commissioning and Facilities are looking for an experienced and qualified Programme Manager to meet current and emerging strategic goals of the Home Oxygen Service and to support patients and prescribers who use the service.

The Home Oxygen Service delivers a range of oxygen services and equipment to around 7000 patients in their homes and in homecare settings across Scotland. A Programme Manger is required to support the effective delivery of the service through the development and promotion of a number of key oxygen related projects and initiatives delivering strategic change, and promoting new ways of working.  

You should be a suitably qualified applicant with proven experience of programme and project management in a technical discipline and have experience of working in a front facing healthcare or homecare environment with significant experience of oxygen delivery systems.  Candidates should have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.  Candidates should be confident, articulate and self motivated.   This post can be based in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Canderside, with frequent requirement to work throughout Scotland.

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

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 Willie McGhee on 0131 275 6860.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Procurement Officer - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000644
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A unique opportunity has arisen to join the medicines team at National Procurement, to support the procurement and distribution of vaccines with a particular focus on the NHS Scotland Seasonal Flu Vaccination Programme, one of Scotland’s most important health protection initiatives.

Working closely with vaccine manufacturers, the contracted distributor and NHS Scotland Health Boards, the postholder will help co-ordinate the distribution of 1.4m vaccines to over 1000 delivery points (GP Practices and hospitals) each year. Data and information are critical to the success of this process; a significant part of the role will be detailed data analysis and reporting using both NHS and supplier-provided sales data. The role also includes the opportunity to support the ongoing delivery of efficient and effective contract development and implementation projects using best practice procurement skills to ensure compliance with legislative and national policy and service delivery standards.

National Procurement is the Procurement Centre of Expertise for Health and works in collaboration with health boards to ensure the highest level of patient care through the provision of a wide range of goods and services via a series of best value National Contracts and Distribution Services.

The candidate should have completed, or have an undertaking to complete, Level 6 corporate membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) and/or a relevant business degree and/or evidence of equivalent qualifications and/or evidence of relevant experience preferably within the procurement profession.

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 Laura Ferguson on 0131 275 6725.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Information Analyst - Join Our Talent Pool

Various Scotland
Various
Closing date: Wednesday, 05 Jun 2019
Various
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000680
Analytics & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Analytics & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up.

Join our Talent Pool for more details...

The Information Services Division (ISD) is a division of National Services Scotland, part of NHS Scotland.


ISD provides health information, health intelligence, statistical services and advice that support the NHS in progressing quality improvement in health and care and facilitates robust planning and decision making.


Information analysts with a range of experience are being recruited to work

in a variety of teams across Scotland.

Posted: 25 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Specialist Business Process Lead - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000639
HR & Workforce Development (Sub-Dept)
HR & Workforce Development (Dir) ,HR & Workforce Development (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A vital part of NHSScotland, National Services Scotland’s (NSS) 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 services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.  

An opportunity has arisen in our Human Resources function for a Specialist Business Process Lead to join our team, focusing on the development of end to end business processes and continuous improvement initiatives in order to improve service delivery and quality within a customer focused environment.

You should be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience of reviewing, designing and implementing creative and innovative end to end business process solutions and use of Lean methodology.  The role requires an agile approach to project management in order to drive forward business process change and improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of HR service delivery.  

The role will require the postholder to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to develop strong relationships across all stakeholder groups. You will work within a high volume area and the ability to manage your own workload, demonstrate a keen attention to detail and a commitment to quality and improvement are key for this role.

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 about the role, please contact Julie Taylor, Workforce Systems and Business Process Manager on 0131 275 7218.

Further information on National Services Scotland is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Information Governance Advisor - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000635
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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 work in partnership to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care. We do this by providing a range of specialised IT services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.

An opportunity has arisen within the IT SBU for an Information Governance Advisor within the Technology Office.

The role of the IT SBU is to support the NHS Scotland National eHealth Agenda through the effective delivery of IM&T products and specialist services that will enable clinical process and efficiency improvement across Scotland.

This role will be to support in the disciplines of Information Governance, Information Risk Management and Data Protection.  They will have responsibility in assisting the Senior Consultant Information Governance in aspects of implementation and management of the National Information Governance (IG) Agenda relating to internal IT projects and BAU systems as well as National IT projects and Live National applications.  This role will be responsible for ensuring that NSS Information Governance policies and processes meet and exceed National requirements and minimise the exposure to risk for the NHS and other relevant public bodies.  This includes ensuring that staff within the organisations supported are aware of their own responsibilities and are adequately trained and briefed.  The areas where the post holder will be a subject matter expert are:
-    Information Governance
-    Data Protection
-    Caldicott Standards
-    Confidentiality Codes of Conduct/Practice
-    Data/Information Quality Assurance

The Key functions for this role are:

  •     Act as an additional point of contact for information governance (IG) issues relating to national systems for all NSS IT SBU staff, this includes liaising with the NSS Senior Consultant Information Governance
  •    Helping to ensure that all national systems for which NSS IT SBU has “responsibility” comply with appropriate information governance standards.  
  •   Support in the provision of IG advice for various IT projects being undertaken across NSS.
  •   Ensuring IG requirements are integrated into the project and service management processes at all the relevant points throughout the lifecycle of IT projects and the subsequent “business as usual” phase.
  •   Advise on the completion of Data Protection Impact Assessments for new IT projects and significant changes in BAU IT systems.   Deputise for and support the Senior Consultant Information Governance in the provision of IG expertise into the resolution of a variety of problems within BAU systems.
  •   Become a subject expert in relation to Data Protection Legislation, supporting the implementation programme across NSS IT and providing support and advice to NHS Boards and public bodies in relation to National IT applications.
  •    Work collaboratively with other IG Advisors both within NSS and across NHS Scotland.
  •   On occasion, contribute to presentations or National groups where the understandings of the Information Governance implications are essential to ensure agreement and co-operation within and across organisations.


You should have a good understanding of the IT landscape across Health and understand the vision for Health and Social Care integration across Scotland in moving to the 2020 vision.

It is crucial that the individuals have robust influencing and communication skills and have a strong customer focused approach.  The post holder will on occasion, be expected to work closely with internal and external stakeholders such as, eHealth leads in NHS Health Boards, senior clinician’s etc.
Although this post will primarily focus on speci

Posted: 25 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Programme Manager - Meridian Court/Gyle/Canderside

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000641
Facilities Services (Sub-Dept)
Facilities PCF (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

NHS National Services Scotland (NSS), Procurement Commissioning and Facilities are looking for an experienced and qualified Programme Manager to meet current and emerging strategic goals of the Home Oxygen Service and to support patients and prescribers who use the service.

The Home Oxygen Service delivers a range of oxygen services and equipment to around 7000 patients in their homes and in homecare settings across Scotland. A Programme Manger is required to support the effective delivery of the service through the development and promotion of a number of key oxygen related projects and initiatives delivering strategic change, and promoting new ways of working.  

You should be a suitably qualified applicant with proven experience of programme and project management in a technical discipline and have experience of working in a front facing healthcare or homecare environment with significant experience of oxygen delivery systems.  Candidates should have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.  Candidates should be confident, articulate and self motivated.   This post can be based in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Canderside, with frequent requirement to work throughout Scotland.

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

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 Willie McGhee on 0131 275 6860.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Procurement Officer - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000644
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A unique opportunity has arisen to join the medicines team at National Procurement, to support the procurement and distribution of vaccines with a particular focus on the NHS Scotland Seasonal Flu Vaccination Programme, one of Scotland’s most important health protection initiatives.

Working closely with vaccine manufacturers, the contracted distributor and NHS Scotland Health Boards, the postholder will help co-ordinate the distribution of 1.4m vaccines to over 1000 delivery points (GP Practices and hospitals) each year. Data and information are critical to the success of this process; a significant part of the role will be detailed data analysis and reporting using both NHS and supplier-provided sales data. The role also includes the opportunity to support the ongoing delivery of efficient and effective contract development and implementation projects using best practice procurement skills to ensure compliance with legislative and national policy and service delivery standards.

National Procurement is the Procurement Centre of Expertise for Health and works in collaboration with health boards to ensure the highest level of patient care through the provision of a wide range of goods and services via a series of best value National Contracts and Distribution Services.

The candidate should have completed, or have an undertaking to complete, Level 6 corporate membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) and/or a relevant business degree and/or evidence of equivalent qualifications and/or evidence of relevant experience preferably within the procurement profession.

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 Laura Ferguson on 0131 275 6725.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Specialist Business Process Lead - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000639
HR & Workforce Development (Sub-Dept)
HR & Workforce Development (Dir) ,HR & Workforce Development (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A vital part of NHSScotland, National Services Scotland’s (NSS) 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 services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.  

An opportunity has arisen in our Human Resources function for a Specialist Business Process Lead to join our team, focusing on the development of end to end business processes and continuous improvement initiatives in order to improve service delivery and quality within a customer focused environment.

You should be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience of reviewing, designing and implementing creative and innovative end to end business process solutions and use of Lean methodology.  The role requires an agile approach to project management in order to drive forward business process change and improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of HR service delivery.  

The role will require the postholder to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to develop strong relationships across all stakeholder groups. You will work within a high volume area and the ability to manage your own workload, demonstrate a keen attention to detail and a commitment to quality and improvement are key for this role.

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 about the role, please contact Julie Taylor, Workforce Systems and Business Process Manager on 0131 275 7218.

Further information on National Services Scotland is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Consultant in Public Health

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Consultant (£80, 653 - £107, 170)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Consultant
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000441
Public Health & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Public Health & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Consultant in Public Health/ Public Health Medicine
Salary Scale - £80,653 - £107,170 for medically qualified applicants / Agenda for Change band 8d £76,083 - £88,132
Location – Gyle Square, Edinburgh or Meridian Court, Glasgow


Information Services (ISD) is part of Public Health and Intelligence (PHI) within NHS National Services Scotland (NSS). ISD collects, validates, interprets and disseminates health and health service information and intelligence for Scotland. Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up. PHI is a multidisciplinary organisation that includes responsibility for information and health protection services for Scotland.


You will be on the GMC Specialist Register for Public Health or within 6 months of inclusion at the expected date of appointment or registered with the UK Public Health Register. The focus of the post will be on maternal health, sexual health and screening programmes. Candidates who wish to work flexibly, part-time or job share will be considered.  


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


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 Colin Fischbacher, Clinical Director, on 0131 275 7063.


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


Closing date for completed applications is 31st May 2019.


Interviews will be held on 19th June 2019.


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

Procurement Officer - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000644
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A unique opportunity has arisen to join the medicines team at National Procurement, to support the procurement and distribution of vaccines with a particular focus on the NHS Scotland Seasonal Flu Vaccination Programme, one of Scotland’s most important health protection initiatives.

Working closely with vaccine manufacturers, the contracted distributor and NHS Scotland Health Boards, the postholder will help co-ordinate the distribution of 1.4m vaccines to over 1000 delivery points (GP Practices and hospitals) each year. Data and information are critical to the success of this process; a significant part of the role will be detailed data analysis and reporting using both NHS and supplier-provided sales data. The role also includes the opportunity to support the ongoing delivery of efficient and effective contract development and implementation projects using best practice procurement skills to ensure compliance with legislative and national policy and service delivery standards.

National Procurement is the Procurement Centre of Expertise for Health and works in collaboration with health boards to ensure the highest level of patient care through the provision of a wide range of goods and services via a series of best value National Contracts and Distribution Services.

The candidate should have completed, or have an undertaking to complete, Level 6 corporate membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) and/or a relevant business degree and/or evidence of equivalent qualifications and/or evidence of relevant experience preferably within the procurement profession.

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 Laura Ferguson on 0131 275 6725.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Consultant in Public Health

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Consultant (£80, 653 - £107, 170)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Consultant
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000441
Public Health & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Public Health & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Consultant in Public Health/ Public Health Medicine
Salary Scale - £80,653 - £107,170 for medically qualified applicants / Agenda for Change band 8d £76,083 - £88,132
Location – Gyle Square, Edinburgh or Meridian Court, Glasgow


Information Services (ISD) is part of Public Health and Intelligence (PHI) within NHS National Services Scotland (NSS). ISD collects, validates, interprets and disseminates health and health service information and intelligence for Scotland. Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up. PHI is a multidisciplinary organisation that includes responsibility for information and health protection services for Scotland.


You will be on the GMC Specialist Register for Public Health or within 6 months of inclusion at the expected date of appointment or registered with the UK Public Health Register. The focus of the post will be on maternal health, sexual health and screening programmes. Candidates who wish to work flexibly, part-time or job share will be considered.  


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


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 Colin Fischbacher, Clinical Director, on 0131 275 7063.


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


Closing date for completed applications is 31st May 2019.


Interviews will be held on 19th June 2019.


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

Legal Secretary - Edinburgh - 2 positions available

Anderson House EH6
Band 4 (£22,152 - £24,258)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 4
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000724
2 Posts available
Litigation (Sub-Dept)
Litigation (Dir) ,Central Legal Office (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.

The Central Legal Office (CLO) provides comprehensive legal services to Health Boards and Special NHS Entities in Scotland, covering all aspects of litigation and employment law, property transactions and commercial contracts.

The posts involve providing a high quality legal secretarial and administrative support service to a team of Litigation Solicitors.  This service will include arranging consultations, audio/copy typing of all relevant legal documentation, assisting in maintaining diaries, file management, dealing with telephone enquiries and any other duties as required.

To undertake the full range of duties, you will ideally have proven legal secretarial experience, knowledge of legal and secretarial processes to HNC level, excellent audio and copy typing skills are essential (min speed 65wpm) and knowledge of medical terminology being desirable.  Applicants with good general secretarial experience /aptitude may also be considered for a training 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 Linda Wilkinson on linda.wilkinson2@nhs.net or 0131-275 6592.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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

Information Security Architect - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 8B (£53,291 - £62,259)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 8B
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000637
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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.

To meet the increasing demand from internal NSS customers, Health Boards and the Scottish Government, NSS IT are seeking to recruit an Information Security Architect to be part of the Security Team delivering strategic advice, and security design & consultancy services to NHSScotland and other public sector customers.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading engagements with NSS projects to provide security design advice, carrying out security risk assessments and making corresponding control recommendations; coordinating their activities and collaborating with key stakeholders including Scottish Government, suppliers and partner organizations to deliver maximum value to our customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing customer relationships and developing the NSS information security team to have the skills and experience that will be in demand in the coming years.

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 Colin Howarth, Head of Service, Technology Office at colin.howarth@nhs.net

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Technology Services Project Support Officer - Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000676
Business Development PCF (Sub-Dept)
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.
Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities (PCF) provide 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 Technology Services department is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for IT developments within SBU.  It is also responsible for leading, managing and directing the implementation of eProcurement technologies for customers in Health, SG and the wider public sector.  The department is recognised as the Centre of Expertise and NHS Scotland focal point for technology services in relation to Purchase to Pay (P2P) solutions.

You will provide comprehensive project support for a portfolio of technology and IT related programmes across Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities SBU, with emphasis on new technology, digital transformation, service innovation and the development of technology solutions whilst maintaining close working relationships with stakeholders within NHSS (including NSS), Scottish Government, the wider public sector and private sector.

This role is key to the delivery the SBU’s strategic outcomes in relation to improvement, service transformation, IT development and Procurement Reform and the implementation of technology programmes across NHS Scotland. It is also critical in the development of the SBU as a centre of expertise.

You should hold a degree within relevant subject or professional accreditation in a technical, business or similar discipline, or equivalent experience.  Exceptional organisational skills, the ability to solve problems and provide support to project teams are required.  Excellent communications and interpersonal skills are 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 Lindsay Robertson on 01698 794521.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 4th June 2019.

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

Consultant in Public Health

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Consultant (£80, 653 - £107, 170)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Consultant
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000441
Public Health & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Public Health & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Consultant in Public Health/ Public Health Medicine
Salary Scale - £80,653 - £107,170 for medically qualified applicants / Agenda for Change band 8d £76,083 - £88,132
Location – Gyle Square, Edinburgh or Meridian Court, Glasgow


Information Services (ISD) is part of Public Health and Intelligence (PHI) within NHS National Services Scotland (NSS). ISD collects, validates, interprets and disseminates health and health service information and intelligence for Scotland. Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up. PHI is a multidisciplinary organisation that includes responsibility for information and health protection services for Scotland.


You will be on the GMC Specialist Register for Public Health or within 6 months of inclusion at the expected date of appointment or registered with the UK Public Health Register. The focus of the post will be on maternal health, sexual health and screening programmes. Candidates who wish to work flexibly, part-time or job share will be considered.  


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


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 Colin Fischbacher, Clinical Director, on 0131 275 7063.


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


Closing date for completed applications is 31st May 2019.


Interviews will be held on 19th June 2019.


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

Staff Nurse - Dundee

Dundee & East Scotland Blood Donor Centre DD1 9SY
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 5
Part Time
Permanent
Reference: 000245
SNBTS Tissues & Cells (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS (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 dynamic, forward thinking nurse who enjoys working as part of a team. You will require excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills. An active interest in training and quality assurance would also be beneficial. Within your role you will contribute to the overall management and smooth running of whole blood and blood component sessions ensuring donors feel welcome, comfortable and valued. You will be required to undertake venepuncture and medical selection duties.

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

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.
Candidates must have current NMC registration at the time of applying.

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

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Shona Reid on 01224 812444 or 07964 246898.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Specialist Business Process Lead - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000639
HR & Workforce Development (Sub-Dept)
HR & Workforce Development (Dir) ,HR & Workforce Development (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A vital part of NHSScotland, National Services Scotland’s (NSS) 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 services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.  

An opportunity has arisen in our Human Resources function for a Specialist Business Process Lead to join our team, focusing on the development of end to end business processes and continuous improvement initiatives in order to improve service delivery and quality within a customer focused environment.

You should be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience of reviewing, designing and implementing creative and innovative end to end business process solutions and use of Lean methodology.  The role requires an agile approach to project management in order to drive forward business process change and improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of HR service delivery.  

The role will require the postholder to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to develop strong relationships across all stakeholder groups. You will work within a high volume area and the ability to manage your own workload, demonstrate a keen attention to detail and a commitment to quality and improvement are key for this role.

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 about the role, please contact Julie Taylor, Workforce Systems and Business Process Manager on 0131 275 7218.

Further information on National Services Scotland is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Consultant in Public Health

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Consultant (£80, 653 - £107, 170)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Consultant
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000441
Public Health & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Public Health & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Consultant in Public Health/ Public Health Medicine
Salary Scale - £80,653 - £107,170 for medically qualified applicants / Agenda for Change band 8d £76,083 - £88,132
Location – Gyle Square, Edinburgh or Meridian Court, Glasgow


Information Services (ISD) is part of Public Health and Intelligence (PHI) within NHS National Services Scotland (NSS). ISD collects, validates, interprets and disseminates health and health service information and intelligence for Scotland. Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up. PHI is a multidisciplinary organisation that includes responsibility for information and health protection services for Scotland.


You will be on the GMC Specialist Register for Public Health or within 6 months of inclusion at the expected date of appointment or registered with the UK Public Health Register. The focus of the post will be on maternal health, sexual health and screening programmes. Candidates who wish to work flexibly, part-time or job share will be considered.  


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


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 Colin Fischbacher, Clinical Director, on 0131 275 7063.


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


Closing date for completed applications is 31st May 2019.


Interviews will be held on 19th June 2019.


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

Legal Secretary - Edinburgh - 2 positions available

Anderson House EH6
Band 4 (£22,152 - £24,258)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 4
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000724
2 Posts available
Litigation (Sub-Dept)
Litigation (Dir) ,Central Legal Office (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.

The Central Legal Office (CLO) provides comprehensive legal services to Health Boards and Special NHS Entities in Scotland, covering all aspects of litigation and employment law, property transactions and commercial contracts.

The posts involve providing a high quality legal secretarial and administrative support service to a team of Litigation Solicitors.  This service will include arranging consultations, audio/copy typing of all relevant legal documentation, assisting in maintaining diaries, file management, dealing with telephone enquiries and any other duties as required.

To undertake the full range of duties, you will ideally have proven legal secretarial experience, knowledge of legal and secretarial processes to HNC level, excellent audio and copy typing skills are essential (min speed 65wpm) and knowledge of medical terminology being desirable.  Applicants with good general secretarial experience /aptitude may also be considered for a training 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 Linda Wilkinson on linda.wilkinson2@nhs.net or 0131-275 6592.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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

Technology Services Project Support Officer - Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000676
Business Development PCF (Sub-Dept)
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.
Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities (PCF) provide 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 Technology Services department is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for IT developments within SBU.  It is also responsible for leading, managing and directing the implementation of eProcurement technologies for customers in Health, SG and the wider public sector.  The department is recognised as the Centre of Expertise and NHS Scotland focal point for technology services in relation to Purchase to Pay (P2P) solutions.

You will provide comprehensive project support for a portfolio of technology and IT related programmes across Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities SBU, with emphasis on new technology, digital transformation, service innovation and the development of technology solutions whilst maintaining close working relationships with stakeholders within NHSS (including NSS), Scottish Government, the wider public sector and private sector.

This role is key to the delivery the SBU’s strategic outcomes in relation to improvement, service transformation, IT development and Procurement Reform and the implementation of technology programmes across NHS Scotland. It is also critical in the development of the SBU as a centre of expertise.

You should hold a degree within relevant subject or professional accreditation in a technical, business or similar discipline, or equivalent experience.  Exceptional organisational skills, the ability to solve problems and provide support to project teams are required.  Excellent communications and interpersonal skills are 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 Lindsay Robertson on 01698 794521.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 4th June 2019.

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

Information Analyst - Join Our Talent Pool

Various Scotland
Various
Closing date: Wednesday, 05 Jun 2019
Various
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000680
Analytics & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Analytics & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up.

Join our Talent Pool for more details...

The Information Services Division (ISD) is a division of National Services Scotland, part of NHS Scotland.


ISD provides health information, health intelligence, statistical services and advice that support the NHS in progressing quality improvement in health and care and facilitates robust planning and decision making.


Information analysts with a range of experience are being recruited to work

in a variety of teams across Scotland.

Posted: 25 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Healthcare Scientist Advanced - Glasgow

Meridian Court G2 6QE
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000722
Health Protection Scotland (Sub-Dept)
Health Protection Scotland (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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 development and maintenance of guidance production. 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 (37.5 hours per week) Healthcare Scientist Advanced Band 7 post in the SHPN-Guidance Team within Health Protection Scotland based in Glasgow. This role will contribute significantly to the development and review of national health protection guidance, guidelines and standards as part of the Scottish Health Protection Network (SHPN). Candidates should be able to demonstrate recent experience and success in literature search and analysis techniques, strong analytical and writing skills and the ability to work in conjunction with a wide range of professional and stakeholder groups.  Knowledge and application of search and analysis tools and techniques will be required and previous experience in developing standards, guidance or guidelines. You will be able to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and on your own initiative and lead on projects or topic areas as required.

You will have an enthusiastic approach and good organisational skills; a primary degree in a scientific or clinical subject, and a postgraduate degree in epidemiology, public health or a relevant healthcare related field and/or demonstrable experience in epidemiological research methods.

You will be 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 will have a proven, successful track record in epidemiology and the ability to analyse and interpret data/information and to communicate your ideas in a clear and concise manner is essential. 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 Dr Alex Sanchez Vivar on 0141 282 2928 or alex.sanchez-vivar@nhs.net.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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

Legal Secretary - Edinburgh - 2 positions available

Anderson House EH6
Band 4 (£22,152 - £24,258)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 4
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000724
2 Posts available
Litigation (Sub-Dept)
Litigation (Dir) ,Central Legal Office (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.

The Central Legal Office (CLO) provides comprehensive legal services to Health Boards and Special NHS Entities in Scotland, covering all aspects of litigation and employment law, property transactions and commercial contracts.

The posts involve providing a high quality legal secretarial and administrative support service to a team of Litigation Solicitors.  This service will include arranging consultations, audio/copy typing of all relevant legal documentation, assisting in maintaining diaries, file management, dealing with telephone enquiries and any other duties as required.

To undertake the full range of duties, you will ideally have proven legal secretarial experience, knowledge of legal and secretarial processes to HNC level, excellent audio and copy typing skills are essential (min speed 65wpm) and knowledge of medical terminology being desirable.  Applicants with good general secretarial experience /aptitude may also be considered for a training 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 Linda Wilkinson on linda.wilkinson2@nhs.net or 0131-275 6592.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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

Information Governance Advisor - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000635
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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 work in partnership to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care. We do this by providing a range of specialised IT services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.

An opportunity has arisen within the IT SBU for an Information Governance Advisor within the Technology Office.

The role of the IT SBU is to support the NHS Scotland National eHealth Agenda through the effective delivery of IM&T products and specialist services that will enable clinical process and efficiency improvement across Scotland.

This role will be to support in the disciplines of Information Governance, Information Risk Management and Data Protection.  They will have responsibility in assisting the Senior Consultant Information Governance in aspects of implementation and management of the National Information Governance (IG) Agenda relating to internal IT projects and BAU systems as well as National IT projects and Live National applications.  This role will be responsible for ensuring that NSS Information Governance policies and processes meet and exceed National requirements and minimise the exposure to risk for the NHS and other relevant public bodies.  This includes ensuring that staff within the organisations supported are aware of their own responsibilities and are adequately trained and briefed.  The areas where the post holder will be a subject matter expert are:
-    Information Governance
-    Data Protection
-    Caldicott Standards
-    Confidentiality Codes of Conduct/Practice
-    Data/Information Quality Assurance

The Key functions for this role are:

  •     Act as an additional point of contact for information governance (IG) issues relating to national systems for all NSS IT SBU staff, this includes liaising with the NSS Senior Consultant Information Governance
  •    Helping to ensure that all national systems for which NSS IT SBU has “responsibility” comply with appropriate information governance standards.  
  •   Support in the provision of IG advice for various IT projects being undertaken across NSS.
  •   Ensuring IG requirements are integrated into the project and service management processes at all the relevant points throughout the lifecycle of IT projects and the subsequent “business as usual” phase.
  •   Advise on the completion of Data Protection Impact Assessments for new IT projects and significant changes in BAU IT systems.   Deputise for and support the Senior Consultant Information Governance in the provision of IG expertise into the resolution of a variety of problems within BAU systems.
  •   Become a subject expert in relation to Data Protection Legislation, supporting the implementation programme across NSS IT and providing support and advice to NHS Boards and public bodies in relation to National IT applications.
  •    Work collaboratively with other IG Advisors both within NSS and across NHS Scotland.
  •   On occasion, contribute to presentations or National groups where the understandings of the Information Governance implications are essential to ensure agreement and co-operation within and across organisations.


You should have a good understanding of the IT landscape across Health and understand the vision for Health and Social Care integration across Scotland in moving to the 2020 vision.

It is crucial that the individuals have robust influencing and communication skills and have a strong customer focused approach.  The post holder will on occasion, be expected to work closely with internal and external stakeholders such as, eHealth leads in NHS Health Boards, senior clinician’s etc.
Although this post will primarily focus on speci

Posted: 25 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Information Analyst - Join Our Talent Pool

Various Scotland
Various
Closing date: Wednesday, 05 Jun 2019
Various
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000680
Analytics & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Analytics & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up.

Join our Talent Pool for more details...

The Information Services Division (ISD) is a division of National Services Scotland, part of NHS Scotland.


ISD provides health information, health intelligence, statistical services and advice that support the NHS in progressing quality improvement in health and care and facilitates robust planning and decision making.


Information analysts with a range of experience are being recruited to work

in a variety of teams across Scotland.

Posted: 25 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Consultant in Public Health

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Consultant (£80, 653 - £107, 170)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Consultant
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000441
Public Health & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Public Health & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Consultant in Public Health/ Public Health Medicine
Salary Scale - £80,653 - £107,170 for medically qualified applicants / Agenda for Change band 8d £76,083 - £88,132
Location – Gyle Square, Edinburgh or Meridian Court, Glasgow


Information Services (ISD) is part of Public Health and Intelligence (PHI) within NHS National Services Scotland (NSS). ISD collects, validates, interprets and disseminates health and health service information and intelligence for Scotland. Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up. PHI is a multidisciplinary organisation that includes responsibility for information and health protection services for Scotland.


You will be on the GMC Specialist Register for Public Health or within 6 months of inclusion at the expected date of appointment or registered with the UK Public Health Register. The focus of the post will be on maternal health, sexual health and screening programmes. Candidates who wish to work flexibly, part-time or job share will be considered.  


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


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 Colin Fischbacher, Clinical Director, on 0131 275 7063.


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


Closing date for completed applications is 31st May 2019.


Interviews will be held on 19th June 2019.


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

Legal Secretary - Edinburgh - 2 positions available

Anderson House EH6
Band 4 (£22,152 - £24,258)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 4
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000724
2 Posts available
Litigation (Sub-Dept)
Litigation (Dir) ,Central Legal Office (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.

The Central Legal Office (CLO) provides comprehensive legal services to Health Boards and Special NHS Entities in Scotland, covering all aspects of litigation and employment law, property transactions and commercial contracts.

The posts involve providing a high quality legal secretarial and administrative support service to a team of Litigation Solicitors.  This service will include arranging consultations, audio/copy typing of all relevant legal documentation, assisting in maintaining diaries, file management, dealing with telephone enquiries and any other duties as required.

To undertake the full range of duties, you will ideally have proven legal secretarial experience, knowledge of legal and secretarial processes to HNC level, excellent audio and copy typing skills are essential (min speed 65wpm) and knowledge of medical terminology being desirable.  Applicants with good general secretarial experience /aptitude may also be considered for a training 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 Linda Wilkinson on linda.wilkinson2@nhs.net or 0131-275 6592.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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

Information Governance Advisor - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000635
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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 work in partnership to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care. We do this by providing a range of specialised IT services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.

An opportunity has arisen within the IT SBU for an Information Governance Advisor within the Technology Office.

The role of the IT SBU is to support the NHS Scotland National eHealth Agenda through the effective delivery of IM&T products and specialist services that will enable clinical process and efficiency improvement across Scotland.

This role will be to support in the disciplines of Information Governance, Information Risk Management and Data Protection.  They will have responsibility in assisting the Senior Consultant Information Governance in aspects of implementation and management of the National Information Governance (IG) Agenda relating to internal IT projects and BAU systems as well as National IT projects and Live National applications.  This role will be responsible for ensuring that NSS Information Governance policies and processes meet and exceed National requirements and minimise the exposure to risk for the NHS and other relevant public bodies.  This includes ensuring that staff within the organisations supported are aware of their own responsibilities and are adequately trained and briefed.  The areas where the post holder will be a subject matter expert are:
-    Information Governance
-    Data Protection
-    Caldicott Standards
-    Confidentiality Codes of Conduct/Practice
-    Data/Information Quality Assurance

The Key functions for this role are:

  •     Act as an additional point of contact for information governance (IG) issues relating to national systems for all NSS IT SBU staff, this includes liaising with the NSS Senior Consultant Information Governance
  •    Helping to ensure that all national systems for which NSS IT SBU has “responsibility” comply with appropriate information governance standards.  
  •   Support in the provision of IG advice for various IT projects being undertaken across NSS.
  •   Ensuring IG requirements are integrated into the project and service management processes at all the relevant points throughout the lifecycle of IT projects and the subsequent “business as usual” phase.
  •   Advise on the completion of Data Protection Impact Assessments for new IT projects and significant changes in BAU IT systems.   Deputise for and support the Senior Consultant Information Governance in the provision of IG expertise into the resolution of a variety of problems within BAU systems.
  •   Become a subject expert in relation to Data Protection Legislation, supporting the implementation programme across NSS IT and providing support and advice to NHS Boards and public bodies in relation to National IT applications.
  •    Work collaboratively with other IG Advisors both within NSS and across NHS Scotland.
  •   On occasion, contribute to presentations or National groups where the understandings of the Information Governance implications are essential to ensure agreement and co-operation within and across organisations.


You should have a good understanding of the IT landscape across Health and understand the vision for Health and Social Care integration across Scotland in moving to the 2020 vision.

It is crucial that the individuals have robust influencing and communication skills and have a strong customer focused approach.  The post holder will on occasion, be expected to work closely with internal and external stakeholders such as, eHealth leads in NHS Health Boards, senior clinician’s etc.
Although this post will primarily focus on speci

Posted: 25 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Healthcare Scientist Advanced - Glasgow

Meridian Court G2 6QE
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000722
Health Protection Scotland (Sub-Dept)
Health Protection Scotland (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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 development and maintenance of guidance production. 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 (37.5 hours per week) Healthcare Scientist Advanced Band 7 post in the SHPN-Guidance Team within Health Protection Scotland based in Glasgow. This role will contribute significantly to the development and review of national health protection guidance, guidelines and standards as part of the Scottish Health Protection Network (SHPN). Candidates should be able to demonstrate recent experience and success in literature search and analysis techniques, strong analytical and writing skills and the ability to work in conjunction with a wide range of professional and stakeholder groups.  Knowledge and application of search and analysis tools and techniques will be required and previous experience in developing standards, guidance or guidelines. You will be able to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and on your own initiative and lead on projects or topic areas as required.

You will have an enthusiastic approach and good organisational skills; a primary degree in a scientific or clinical subject, and a postgraduate degree in epidemiology, public health or a relevant healthcare related field and/or demonstrable experience in epidemiological research methods.

You will be 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 will have a proven, successful track record in epidemiology and the ability to analyse and interpret data/information and to communicate your ideas in a clear and concise manner is essential. 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 Dr Alex Sanchez Vivar on 0141 282 2928 or alex.sanchez-vivar@nhs.net.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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

Information Security Architect - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 8B (£53,291 - £62,259)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 8B
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000637
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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.

To meet the increasing demand from internal NSS customers, Health Boards and the Scottish Government, NSS IT are seeking to recruit an Information Security Architect to be part of the Security Team delivering strategic advice, and security design & consultancy services to NHSScotland and other public sector customers.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading engagements with NSS projects to provide security design advice, carrying out security risk assessments and making corresponding control recommendations; coordinating their activities and collaborating with key stakeholders including Scottish Government, suppliers and partner organizations to deliver maximum value to our customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing customer relationships and developing the NSS information security team to have the skills and experience that will be in demand in the coming years.

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 Colin Howarth, Head of Service, Technology Office at colin.howarth@nhs.net

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Programme Manager - Meridian Court/Gyle/Canderside

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000641
Facilities Services (Sub-Dept)
Facilities PCF (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

NHS National Services Scotland (NSS), Procurement Commissioning and Facilities are looking for an experienced and qualified Programme Manager to meet current and emerging strategic goals of the Home Oxygen Service and to support patients and prescribers who use the service.

The Home Oxygen Service delivers a range of oxygen services and equipment to around 7000 patients in their homes and in homecare settings across Scotland. A Programme Manger is required to support the effective delivery of the service through the development and promotion of a number of key oxygen related projects and initiatives delivering strategic change, and promoting new ways of working.  

You should be a suitably qualified applicant with proven experience of programme and project management in a technical discipline and have experience of working in a front facing healthcare or homecare environment with significant experience of oxygen delivery systems.  Candidates should have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.  Candidates should be confident, articulate and self motivated.   This post can be based in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Canderside, with frequent requirement to work throughout Scotland.

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

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 Willie McGhee on 0131 275 6860.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Commodity Manager - Canderside, Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000643
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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. PCF, 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 PCF strategies, whilst managing supplier relationships to ensure the effective and on-going delivery of best value contracts.  Using your procurement skills and through acquiring 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 within the Strategic Sourcing Workstream of NSS PCF. With this in mind we are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge and procurement experience of 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 having successful track record in strategic sourcing 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 Stuart Gillespie on 01698 794585.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Specialist Business Process Lead - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000639
HR & Workforce Development (Sub-Dept)
HR & Workforce Development (Dir) ,HR & Workforce Development (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A vital part of NHSScotland, National Services Scotland’s (NSS) 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 services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.  

An opportunity has arisen in our Human Resources function for a Specialist Business Process Lead to join our team, focusing on the development of end to end business processes and continuous improvement initiatives in order to improve service delivery and quality within a customer focused environment.

You should be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience of reviewing, designing and implementing creative and innovative end to end business process solutions and use of Lean methodology.  The role requires an agile approach to project management in order to drive forward business process change and improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of HR service delivery.  

The role will require the postholder to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to develop strong relationships across all stakeholder groups. You will work within a high volume area and the ability to manage your own workload, demonstrate a keen attention to detail and a commitment to quality and improvement are key for this role.

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 about the role, please contact Julie Taylor, Workforce Systems and Business Process Manager on 0131 275 7218.

Further information on National Services Scotland is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Consultant in Public Health

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Consultant (£80, 653 - £107, 170)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Consultant
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000441
Public Health & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Public Health & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Consultant in Public Health/ Public Health Medicine
Salary Scale - £80,653 - £107,170 for medically qualified applicants / Agenda for Change band 8d £76,083 - £88,132
Location – Gyle Square, Edinburgh or Meridian Court, Glasgow


Information Services (ISD) is part of Public Health and Intelligence (PHI) within NHS National Services Scotland (NSS). ISD collects, validates, interprets and disseminates health and health service information and intelligence for Scotland. Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up. PHI is a multidisciplinary organisation that includes responsibility for information and health protection services for Scotland.


You will be on the GMC Specialist Register for Public Health or within 6 months of inclusion at the expected date of appointment or registered with the UK Public Health Register. The focus of the post will be on maternal health, sexual health and screening programmes. Candidates who wish to work flexibly, part-time or job share will be considered.  


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


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 Colin Fischbacher, Clinical Director, on 0131 275 7063.


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


Closing date for completed applications is 31st May 2019.


Interviews will be held on 19th June 2019.


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

Programme Manager - Meridian Court/Gyle/Canderside

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000641
Facilities Services (Sub-Dept)
Facilities PCF (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

NHS National Services Scotland (NSS), Procurement Commissioning and Facilities are looking for an experienced and qualified Programme Manager to meet current and emerging strategic goals of the Home Oxygen Service and to support patients and prescribers who use the service.

The Home Oxygen Service delivers a range of oxygen services and equipment to around 7000 patients in their homes and in homecare settings across Scotland. A Programme Manger is required to support the effective delivery of the service through the development and promotion of a number of key oxygen related projects and initiatives delivering strategic change, and promoting new ways of working.  

You should be a suitably qualified applicant with proven experience of programme and project management in a technical discipline and have experience of working in a front facing healthcare or homecare environment with significant experience of oxygen delivery systems.  Candidates should have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.  Candidates should be confident, articulate and self motivated.   This post can be based in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Canderside, with frequent requirement to work throughout Scotland.

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

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 Willie McGhee on 0131 275 6860.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Information Analyst - Join Our Talent Pool

Various Scotland
Various
Closing date: Wednesday, 05 Jun 2019
Various
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000680
Analytics & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Analytics & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up.

Join our Talent Pool for more details...

The Information Services Division (ISD) is a division of National Services Scotland, part of NHS Scotland.


ISD provides health information, health intelligence, statistical services and advice that support the NHS in progressing quality improvement in health and care and facilitates robust planning and decision making.


Information analysts with a range of experience are being recruited to work

in a variety of teams across Scotland.

Posted: 25 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Biomedical Support Worker - Edinburgh

SNBTS National Centre EH14 4AP
Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 3
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000599
SNBTS Manufacturing (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS Manufacturing (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

As a major Strategic Business Unit (SBU)  within  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 manufacturing, product development, biomedical research and donor services.  Our goal is to maintain the highest standards to patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.

A vacancy has arisen for a Biomedical Support Worker (BMSW) position within the Processing & Testing Department. Applications are invited from individuals, who are organised and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills.
Formal qualifications are not a requirement of this post, as full training will be given but personal attributes demonstrating honesty, integrity and a scrupulous attention to detail are essential.

The departmental duties will include undertaking tasks, following controlled documented procedures in areas such as blood testing. This will involve receiving and making telephone calls, manual lifting and moving of stock, record completion and the operation of various IT software packages. The successful candidate will be working with Biohazard material (e.g. Blood) and samples within a laboratory environment whilst adhering to the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice.

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 Dave Stephen on 0141 433 5841.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Information Governance Advisor - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000635
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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 work in partnership to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care. We do this by providing a range of specialised IT services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.

An opportunity has arisen within the IT SBU for an Information Governance Advisor within the Technology Office.

The role of the IT SBU is to support the NHS Scotland National eHealth Agenda through the effective delivery of IM&T products and specialist services that will enable clinical process and efficiency improvement across Scotland.

This role will be to support in the disciplines of Information Governance, Information Risk Management and Data Protection.  They will have responsibility in assisting the Senior Consultant Information Governance in aspects of implementation and management of the National Information Governance (IG) Agenda relating to internal IT projects and BAU systems as well as National IT projects and Live National applications.  This role will be responsible for ensuring that NSS Information Governance policies and processes meet and exceed National requirements and minimise the exposure to risk for the NHS and other relevant public bodies.  This includes ensuring that staff within the organisations supported are aware of their own responsibilities and are adequately trained and briefed.  The areas where the post holder will be a subject matter expert are:
-    Information Governance
-    Data Protection
-    Caldicott Standards
-    Confidentiality Codes of Conduct/Practice
-    Data/Information Quality Assurance

The Key functions for this role are:

  •     Act as an additional point of contact for information governance (IG) issues relating to national systems for all NSS IT SBU staff, this includes liaising with the NSS Senior Consultant Information Governance
  •    Helping to ensure that all national systems for which NSS IT SBU has “responsibility” comply with appropriate information governance standards.  
  •   Support in the provision of IG advice for various IT projects being undertaken across NSS.
  •   Ensuring IG requirements are integrated into the project and service management processes at all the relevant points throughout the lifecycle of IT projects and the subsequent “business as usual” phase.
  •   Advise on the completion of Data Protection Impact Assessments for new IT projects and significant changes in BAU IT systems.   Deputise for and support the Senior Consultant Information Governance in the provision of IG expertise into the resolution of a variety of problems within BAU systems.
  •   Become a subject expert in relation to Data Protection Legislation, supporting the implementation programme across NSS IT and providing support and advice to NHS Boards and public bodies in relation to National IT applications.
  •    Work collaboratively with other IG Advisors both within NSS and across NHS Scotland.
  •   On occasion, contribute to presentations or National groups where the understandings of the Information Governance implications are essential to ensure agreement and co-operation within and across organisations.


You should have a good understanding of the IT landscape across Health and understand the vision for Health and Social Care integration across Scotland in moving to the 2020 vision.

It is crucial that the individuals have robust influencing and communication skills and have a strong customer focused approach.  The post holder will on occasion, be expected to work closely with internal and external stakeholders such as, eHealth leads in NHS Health Boards, senior clinician’s etc.
Although this post will primarily focus on speci

Posted: 24 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Information Security Architect - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 8B (£53,291 - £62,259)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 8B
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000637
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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.

To meet the increasing demand from internal NSS customers, Health Boards and the Scottish Government, NSS IT are seeking to recruit an Information Security Architect to be part of the Security Team delivering strategic advice, and security design & consultancy services to NHSScotland and other public sector customers.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading engagements with NSS projects to provide security design advice, carrying out security risk assessments and making corresponding control recommendations; coordinating their activities and collaborating with key stakeholders including Scottish Government, suppliers and partner organizations to deliver maximum value to our customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing customer relationships and developing the NSS information security team to have the skills and experience that will be in demand in the coming years.

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 Colin Howarth, Head of Service, Technology Office at colin.howarth@nhs.net

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Technology Services Project Support Officer - Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000676
Business Development PCF (Sub-Dept)
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.
Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities (PCF) provide 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 Technology Services department is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for IT developments within SBU.  It is also responsible for leading, managing and directing the implementation of eProcurement technologies for customers in Health, SG and the wider public sector.  The department is recognised as the Centre of Expertise and NHS Scotland focal point for technology services in relation to Purchase to Pay (P2P) solutions.

You will provide comprehensive project support for a portfolio of technology and IT related programmes across Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities SBU, with emphasis on new technology, digital transformation, service innovation and the development of technology solutions whilst maintaining close working relationships with stakeholders within NHSS (including NSS), Scottish Government, the wider public sector and private sector.

This role is key to the delivery the SBU’s strategic outcomes in relation to improvement, service transformation, IT development and Procurement Reform and the implementation of technology programmes across NHS Scotland. It is also critical in the development of the SBU as a centre of expertise.

You should hold a degree within relevant subject or professional accreditation in a technical, business or similar discipline, or equivalent experience.  Exceptional organisational skills, the ability to solve problems and provide support to project teams are required.  Excellent communications and interpersonal skills are 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 Lindsay Robertson on 01698 794521.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 4th June 2019.

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

Specialist Business Process Lead - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000639
HR & Workforce Development (Sub-Dept)
HR & Workforce Development (Dir) ,HR & Workforce Development (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A vital part of NHSScotland, National Services Scotland’s (NSS) 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 services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.  

An opportunity has arisen in our Human Resources function for a Specialist Business Process Lead to join our team, focusing on the development of end to end business processes and continuous improvement initiatives in order to improve service delivery and quality within a customer focused environment.

You should be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience of reviewing, designing and implementing creative and innovative end to end business process solutions and use of Lean methodology.  The role requires an agile approach to project management in order to drive forward business process change and improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of HR service delivery.  

The role will require the postholder to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to develop strong relationships across all stakeholder groups. You will work within a high volume area and the ability to manage your own workload, demonstrate a keen attention to detail and a commitment to quality and improvement are key for this role.

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 about the role, please contact Julie Taylor, Workforce Systems and Business Process Manager on 0131 275 7218.

Further information on National Services Scotland is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Biomedical Support Worker - Edinburgh

SNBTS National Centre EH14 4AP
Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 3
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000599
SNBTS Manufacturing (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS Manufacturing (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

As a major Strategic Business Unit (SBU)  within  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 manufacturing, product development, biomedical research and donor services.  Our goal is to maintain the highest standards to patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.

A vacancy has arisen for a Biomedical Support Worker (BMSW) position within the Processing & Testing Department. Applications are invited from individuals, who are organised and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills.
Formal qualifications are not a requirement of this post, as full training will be given but personal attributes demonstrating honesty, integrity and a scrupulous attention to detail are essential.

The departmental duties will include undertaking tasks, following controlled documented procedures in areas such as blood testing. This will involve receiving and making telephone calls, manual lifting and moving of stock, record completion and the operation of various IT software packages. The successful candidate will be working with Biohazard material (e.g. Blood) and samples within a laboratory environment whilst adhering to the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice.

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 Dave Stephen on 0141 433 5841.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Information Security Architect - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 8B (£53,291 - £62,259)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 8B
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000637
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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.

To meet the increasing demand from internal NSS customers, Health Boards and the Scottish Government, NSS IT are seeking to recruit an Information Security Architect to be part of the Security Team delivering strategic advice, and security design & consultancy services to NHSScotland and other public sector customers.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading engagements with NSS projects to provide security design advice, carrying out security risk assessments and making corresponding control recommendations; coordinating their activities and collaborating with key stakeholders including Scottish Government, suppliers and partner organizations to deliver maximum value to our customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing customer relationships and developing the NSS information security team to have the skills and experience that will be in demand in the coming years.

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 Colin Howarth, Head of Service, Technology Office at colin.howarth@nhs.net

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Technology Services Project Support Officer - Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000676
Business Development PCF (Sub-Dept)
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.
Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities (PCF) provide 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 Technology Services department is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for IT developments within SBU.  It is also responsible for leading, managing and directing the implementation of eProcurement technologies for customers in Health, SG and the wider public sector.  The department is recognised as the Centre of Expertise and NHS Scotland focal point for technology services in relation to Purchase to Pay (P2P) solutions.

You will provide comprehensive project support for a portfolio of technology and IT related programmes across Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities SBU, with emphasis on new technology, digital transformation, service innovation and the development of technology solutions whilst maintaining close working relationships with stakeholders within NHSS (including NSS), Scottish Government, the wider public sector and private sector.

This role is key to the delivery the SBU’s strategic outcomes in relation to improvement, service transformation, IT development and Procurement Reform and the implementation of technology programmes across NHS Scotland. It is also critical in the development of the SBU as a centre of expertise.

You should hold a degree within relevant subject or professional accreditation in a technical, business or similar discipline, or equivalent experience.  Exceptional organisational skills, the ability to solve problems and provide support to project teams are required.  Excellent communications and interpersonal skills are 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 Lindsay Robertson on 01698 794521.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 4th June 2019.

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

Technology Services Project Support Officer - Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000676
Business Development PCF (Sub-Dept)
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.
Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities (PCF) provide 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 Technology Services department is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for IT developments within SBU.  It is also responsible for leading, managing and directing the implementation of eProcurement technologies for customers in Health, SG and the wider public sector.  The department is recognised as the Centre of Expertise and NHS Scotland focal point for technology services in relation to Purchase to Pay (P2P) solutions.

You will provide comprehensive project support for a portfolio of technology and IT related programmes across Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities SBU, with emphasis on new technology, digital transformation, service innovation and the development of technology solutions whilst maintaining close working relationships with stakeholders within NHSS (including NSS), Scottish Government, the wider public sector and private sector.

This role is key to the delivery the SBU’s strategic outcomes in relation to improvement, service transformation, IT development and Procurement Reform and the implementation of technology programmes across NHS Scotland. It is also critical in the development of the SBU as a centre of expertise.

You should hold a degree within relevant subject or professional accreditation in a technical, business or similar discipline, or equivalent experience.  Exceptional organisational skills, the ability to solve problems and provide support to project teams are required.  Excellent communications and interpersonal skills are 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 Lindsay Robertson on 01698 794521.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 4th June 2019.

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

Biomedical Support Worker - Edinburgh

SNBTS National Centre EH14 4AP
Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 3
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000599
SNBTS Manufacturing (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS Manufacturing (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

As a major Strategic Business Unit (SBU)  within  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 manufacturing, product development, biomedical research and donor services.  Our goal is to maintain the highest standards to patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.

A vacancy has arisen for a Biomedical Support Worker (BMSW) position within the Processing & Testing Department. Applications are invited from individuals, who are organised and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills.
Formal qualifications are not a requirement of this post, as full training will be given but personal attributes demonstrating honesty, integrity and a scrupulous attention to detail are essential.

The departmental duties will include undertaking tasks, following controlled documented procedures in areas such as blood testing. This will involve receiving and making telephone calls, manual lifting and moving of stock, record completion and the operation of various IT software packages. The successful candidate will be working with Biohazard material (e.g. Blood) and samples within a laboratory environment whilst adhering to the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice.

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 Dave Stephen on 0141 433 5841.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Information Analyst - Join Our Talent Pool

Various Scotland
Various
Closing date: Wednesday, 05 Jun 2019
Various
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000680
Analytics & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Analytics & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up.

Join our Talent Pool for more details...

The Information Services Division (ISD) is a division of National Services Scotland, part of NHS Scotland.


ISD provides health information, health intelligence, statistical services and advice that support the NHS in progressing quality improvement in health and care and facilitates robust planning and decision making.


Information analysts with a range of experience are being recruited to work

in a variety of teams across Scotland.

Posted: 25 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Programme Manager - Meridian Court/Gyle/Canderside

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000641
Facilities Services (Sub-Dept)
Facilities PCF (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

NHS National Services Scotland (NSS), Procurement Commissioning and Facilities are looking for an experienced and qualified Programme Manager to meet current and emerging strategic goals of the Home Oxygen Service and to support patients and prescribers who use the service.

The Home Oxygen Service delivers a range of oxygen services and equipment to around 7000 patients in their homes and in homecare settings across Scotland. A Programme Manger is required to support the effective delivery of the service through the development and promotion of a number of key oxygen related projects and initiatives delivering strategic change, and promoting new ways of working.  

You should be a suitably qualified applicant with proven experience of programme and project management in a technical discipline and have experience of working in a front facing healthcare or homecare environment with significant experience of oxygen delivery systems.  Candidates should have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.  Candidates should be confident, articulate and self motivated.   This post can be based in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Canderside, with frequent requirement to work throughout Scotland.

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

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 Willie McGhee on 0131 275 6860.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Commodity Manager - Canderside, Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000643
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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. PCF, 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 PCF strategies, whilst managing supplier relationships to ensure the effective and on-going delivery of best value contracts.  Using your procurement skills and through acquiring 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 within the Strategic Sourcing Workstream of NSS PCF. With this in mind we are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge and procurement experience of 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 having successful track record in strategic sourcing 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 Stuart Gillespie on 01698 794585.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Commodity Manager - Canderside, Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000643
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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. PCF, 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 PCF strategies, whilst managing supplier relationships to ensure the effective and on-going delivery of best value contracts.  Using your procurement skills and through acquiring 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 within the Strategic Sourcing Workstream of NSS PCF. With this in mind we are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge and procurement experience of 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 having successful track record in strategic sourcing 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 Stuart Gillespie on 01698 794585.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Procurement Officer - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000644
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A unique opportunity has arisen to join the medicines team at National Procurement, to support the procurement and distribution of vaccines with a particular focus on the NHS Scotland Seasonal Flu Vaccination Programme, one of Scotland’s most important health protection initiatives.

Working closely with vaccine manufacturers, the contracted distributor and NHS Scotland Health Boards, the postholder will help co-ordinate the distribution of 1.4m vaccines to over 1000 delivery points (GP Practices and hospitals) each year. Data and information are critical to the success of this process; a significant part of the role will be detailed data analysis and reporting using both NHS and supplier-provided sales data. The role also includes the opportunity to support the ongoing delivery of efficient and effective contract development and implementation projects using best practice procurement skills to ensure compliance with legislative and national policy and service delivery standards.

National Procurement is the Procurement Centre of Expertise for Health and works in collaboration with health boards to ensure the highest level of patient care through the provision of a wide range of goods and services via a series of best value National Contracts and Distribution Services.

The candidate should have completed, or have an undertaking to complete, Level 6 corporate membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) and/or a relevant business degree and/or evidence of equivalent qualifications and/or evidence of relevant experience preferably within the procurement profession.

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 Laura Ferguson on 0131 275 6725.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Biomedical Support Worker - Edinburgh

SNBTS National Centre EH14 4AP
Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 3
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000599
SNBTS Manufacturing (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS Manufacturing (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

As a major Strategic Business Unit (SBU)  within  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 manufacturing, product development, biomedical research and donor services.  Our goal is to maintain the highest standards to patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.

A vacancy has arisen for a Biomedical Support Worker (BMSW) position within the Processing & Testing Department. Applications are invited from individuals, who are organised and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills.
Formal qualifications are not a requirement of this post, as full training will be given but personal attributes demonstrating honesty, integrity and a scrupulous attention to detail are essential.

The departmental duties will include undertaking tasks, following controlled documented procedures in areas such as blood testing. This will involve receiving and making telephone calls, manual lifting and moving of stock, record completion and the operation of various IT software packages. The successful candidate will be working with Biohazard material (e.g. Blood) and samples within a laboratory environment whilst adhering to the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice.

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 Dave Stephen on 0141 433 5841.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Information Security Architect - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 8B (£53,291 - £62,259)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 8B
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000637
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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.

To meet the increasing demand from internal NSS customers, Health Boards and the Scottish Government, NSS IT are seeking to recruit an Information Security Architect to be part of the Security Team delivering strategic advice, and security design & consultancy services to NHSScotland and other public sector customers.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading engagements with NSS projects to provide security design advice, carrying out security risk assessments and making corresponding control recommendations; coordinating their activities and collaborating with key stakeholders including Scottish Government, suppliers and partner organizations to deliver maximum value to our customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing customer relationships and developing the NSS information security team to have the skills and experience that will be in demand in the coming years.

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 Colin Howarth, Head of Service, Technology Office at colin.howarth@nhs.net

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Consultant in Public Health

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Consultant (£80, 653 - £107, 170)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Consultant
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000441
Public Health & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Public Health & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Consultant in Public Health/ Public Health Medicine
Salary Scale - £80,653 - £107,170 for medically qualified applicants / Agenda for Change band 8d £76,083 - £88,132
Location – Gyle Square, Edinburgh or Meridian Court, Glasgow


Information Services (ISD) is part of Public Health and Intelligence (PHI) within NHS National Services Scotland (NSS). ISD collects, validates, interprets and disseminates health and health service information and intelligence for Scotland. Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up. PHI is a multidisciplinary organisation that includes responsibility for information and health protection services for Scotland.


You will be on the GMC Specialist Register for Public Health or within 6 months of inclusion at the expected date of appointment or registered with the UK Public Health Register. The focus of the post will be on maternal health, sexual health and screening programmes. Candidates who wish to work flexibly, part-time or job share will be considered.  


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


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 Colin Fischbacher, Clinical Director, on 0131 275 7063.


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


Closing date for completed applications is 31st May 2019.


Interviews will be held on 19th June 2019.


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

Information Security Architect - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 8B (£53,291 - £62,259)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 8B
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000637
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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.

To meet the increasing demand from internal NSS customers, Health Boards and the Scottish Government, NSS IT are seeking to recruit an Information Security Architect to be part of the Security Team delivering strategic advice, and security design & consultancy services to NHSScotland and other public sector customers.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading engagements with NSS projects to provide security design advice, carrying out security risk assessments and making corresponding control recommendations; coordinating their activities and collaborating with key stakeholders including Scottish Government, suppliers and partner organizations to deliver maximum value to our customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing customer relationships and developing the NSS information security team to have the skills and experience that will be in demand in the coming years.

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 Colin Howarth, Head of Service, Technology Office at colin.howarth@nhs.net

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Technology Services Project Support Officer - Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000676
Business Development PCF (Sub-Dept)
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.
Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities (PCF) provide 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 Technology Services department is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for IT developments within SBU.  It is also responsible for leading, managing and directing the implementation of eProcurement technologies for customers in Health, SG and the wider public sector.  The department is recognised as the Centre of Expertise and NHS Scotland focal point for technology services in relation to Purchase to Pay (P2P) solutions.

You will provide comprehensive project support for a portfolio of technology and IT related programmes across Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities SBU, with emphasis on new technology, digital transformation, service innovation and the development of technology solutions whilst maintaining close working relationships with stakeholders within NHSS (including NSS), Scottish Government, the wider public sector and private sector.

This role is key to the delivery the SBU’s strategic outcomes in relation to improvement, service transformation, IT development and Procurement Reform and the implementation of technology programmes across NHS Scotland. It is also critical in the development of the SBU as a centre of expertise.

You should hold a degree within relevant subject or professional accreditation in a technical, business or similar discipline, or equivalent experience.  Exceptional organisational skills, the ability to solve problems and provide support to project teams are required.  Excellent communications and interpersonal skills are 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 Lindsay Robertson on 01698 794521.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 4th June 2019.

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

Procurement Officer - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000644
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A unique opportunity has arisen to join the medicines team at National Procurement, to support the procurement and distribution of vaccines with a particular focus on the NHS Scotland Seasonal Flu Vaccination Programme, one of Scotland’s most important health protection initiatives.

Working closely with vaccine manufacturers, the contracted distributor and NHS Scotland Health Boards, the postholder will help co-ordinate the distribution of 1.4m vaccines to over 1000 delivery points (GP Practices and hospitals) each year. Data and information are critical to the success of this process; a significant part of the role will be detailed data analysis and reporting using both NHS and supplier-provided sales data. The role also includes the opportunity to support the ongoing delivery of efficient and effective contract development and implementation projects using best practice procurement skills to ensure compliance with legislative and national policy and service delivery standards.

National Procurement is the Procurement Centre of Expertise for Health and works in collaboration with health boards to ensure the highest level of patient care through the provision of a wide range of goods and services via a series of best value National Contracts and Distribution Services.

The candidate should have completed, or have an undertaking to complete, Level 6 corporate membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) and/or a relevant business degree and/or evidence of equivalent qualifications and/or evidence of relevant experience preferably within the procurement profession.

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 Laura Ferguson on 0131 275 6725.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Healthcare Scientist Advanced - Glasgow

Meridian Court G2 6QE
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000722
Health Protection Scotland (Sub-Dept)
Health Protection Scotland (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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 development and maintenance of guidance production. 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 (37.5 hours per week) Healthcare Scientist Advanced Band 7 post in the SHPN-Guidance Team within Health Protection Scotland based in Glasgow. This role will contribute significantly to the development and review of national health protection guidance, guidelines and standards as part of the Scottish Health Protection Network (SHPN). Candidates should be able to demonstrate recent experience and success in literature search and analysis techniques, strong analytical and writing skills and the ability to work in conjunction with a wide range of professional and stakeholder groups.  Knowledge and application of search and analysis tools and techniques will be required and previous experience in developing standards, guidance or guidelines. You will be able to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and on your own initiative and lead on projects or topic areas as required.

You will have an enthusiastic approach and good organisational skills; a primary degree in a scientific or clinical subject, and a postgraduate degree in epidemiology, public health or a relevant healthcare related field and/or demonstrable experience in epidemiological research methods.

You will be 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 will have a proven, successful track record in epidemiology and the ability to analyse and interpret data/information and to communicate your ideas in a clear and concise manner is essential. 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 Dr Alex Sanchez Vivar on 0141 282 2928 or alex.sanchez-vivar@nhs.net.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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

Technology Services Project Support Officer - Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000676
Business Development PCF (Sub-Dept)
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.
Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities (PCF) provide 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 Technology Services department is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for IT developments within SBU.  It is also responsible for leading, managing and directing the implementation of eProcurement technologies for customers in Health, SG and the wider public sector.  The department is recognised as the Centre of Expertise and NHS Scotland focal point for technology services in relation to Purchase to Pay (P2P) solutions.

You will provide comprehensive project support for a portfolio of technology and IT related programmes across Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities SBU, with emphasis on new technology, digital transformation, service innovation and the development of technology solutions whilst maintaining close working relationships with stakeholders within NHSS (including NSS), Scottish Government, the wider public sector and private sector.

This role is key to the delivery the SBU’s strategic outcomes in relation to improvement, service transformation, IT development and Procurement Reform and the implementation of technology programmes across NHS Scotland. It is also critical in the development of the SBU as a centre of expertise.

You should hold a degree within relevant subject or professional accreditation in a technical, business or similar discipline, or equivalent experience.  Exceptional organisational skills, the ability to solve problems and provide support to project teams are required.  Excellent communications and interpersonal skills are 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 Lindsay Robertson on 01698 794521.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 4th June 2019.

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

Procurement Officer - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000644
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A unique opportunity has arisen to join the medicines team at National Procurement, to support the procurement and distribution of vaccines with a particular focus on the NHS Scotland Seasonal Flu Vaccination Programme, one of Scotland’s most important health protection initiatives.

Working closely with vaccine manufacturers, the contracted distributor and NHS Scotland Health Boards, the postholder will help co-ordinate the distribution of 1.4m vaccines to over 1000 delivery points (GP Practices and hospitals) each year. Data and information are critical to the success of this process; a significant part of the role will be detailed data analysis and reporting using both NHS and supplier-provided sales data. The role also includes the opportunity to support the ongoing delivery of efficient and effective contract development and implementation projects using best practice procurement skills to ensure compliance with legislative and national policy and service delivery standards.

National Procurement is the Procurement Centre of Expertise for Health and works in collaboration with health boards to ensure the highest level of patient care through the provision of a wide range of goods and services via a series of best value National Contracts and Distribution Services.

The candidate should have completed, or have an undertaking to complete, Level 6 corporate membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) and/or a relevant business degree and/or evidence of equivalent qualifications and/or evidence of relevant experience preferably within the procurement profession.

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 Laura Ferguson on 0131 275 6725.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Legal Secretary - Edinburgh - 2 positions available

Anderson House EH6
Band 4 (£22,152 - £24,258)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 4
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000724
2 Posts available
Litigation (Sub-Dept)
Litigation (Dir) ,Central Legal Office (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.

The Central Legal Office (CLO) provides comprehensive legal services to Health Boards and Special NHS Entities in Scotland, covering all aspects of litigation and employment law, property transactions and commercial contracts.

The posts involve providing a high quality legal secretarial and administrative support service to a team of Litigation Solicitors.  This service will include arranging consultations, audio/copy typing of all relevant legal documentation, assisting in maintaining diaries, file management, dealing with telephone enquiries and any other duties as required.

To undertake the full range of duties, you will ideally have proven legal secretarial experience, knowledge of legal and secretarial processes to HNC level, excellent audio and copy typing skills are essential (min speed 65wpm) and knowledge of medical terminology being desirable.  Applicants with good general secretarial experience /aptitude may also be considered for a training 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 Linda Wilkinson on linda.wilkinson2@nhs.net or 0131-275 6592.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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

Specialist Business Process Lead - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000639
HR & Workforce Development (Sub-Dept)
HR & Workforce Development (Dir) ,HR & Workforce Development (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A vital part of NHSScotland, National Services Scotland’s (NSS) 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 services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.  

An opportunity has arisen in our Human Resources function for a Specialist Business Process Lead to join our team, focusing on the development of end to end business processes and continuous improvement initiatives in order to improve service delivery and quality within a customer focused environment.

You should be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience of reviewing, designing and implementing creative and innovative end to end business process solutions and use of Lean methodology.  The role requires an agile approach to project management in order to drive forward business process change and improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of HR service delivery.  

The role will require the postholder to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to develop strong relationships across all stakeholder groups. You will work within a high volume area and the ability to manage your own workload, demonstrate a keen attention to detail and a commitment to quality and improvement are key for this role.

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 about the role, please contact Julie Taylor, Workforce Systems and Business Process Manager on 0131 275 7218.

Further information on National Services Scotland is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Healthcare Scientist Advanced - Glasgow

Meridian Court G2 6QE
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000722
Health Protection Scotland (Sub-Dept)
Health Protection Scotland (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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 development and maintenance of guidance production. 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 (37.5 hours per week) Healthcare Scientist Advanced Band 7 post in the SHPN-Guidance Team within Health Protection Scotland based in Glasgow. This role will contribute significantly to the development and review of national health protection guidance, guidelines and standards as part of the Scottish Health Protection Network (SHPN). Candidates should be able to demonstrate recent experience and success in literature search and analysis techniques, strong analytical and writing skills and the ability to work in conjunction with a wide range of professional and stakeholder groups.  Knowledge and application of search and analysis tools and techniques will be required and previous experience in developing standards, guidance or guidelines. You will be able to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and on your own initiative and lead on projects or topic areas as required.

You will have an enthusiastic approach and good organisational skills; a primary degree in a scientific or clinical subject, and a postgraduate degree in epidemiology, public health or a relevant healthcare related field and/or demonstrable experience in epidemiological research methods.

You will be 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 will have a proven, successful track record in epidemiology and the ability to analyse and interpret data/information and to communicate your ideas in a clear and concise manner is essential. 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 Dr Alex Sanchez Vivar on 0141 282 2928 or alex.sanchez-vivar@nhs.net.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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

Staff Nurse - Dundee

Dundee & East Scotland Blood Donor Centre DD1 9SY
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 5
Part Time
Permanent
Reference: 000245
SNBTS Tissues & Cells (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS (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 dynamic, forward thinking nurse who enjoys working as part of a team. You will require excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills. An active interest in training and quality assurance would also be beneficial. Within your role you will contribute to the overall management and smooth running of whole blood and blood component sessions ensuring donors feel welcome, comfortable and valued. You will be required to undertake venepuncture and medical selection duties.

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

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.
Candidates must have current NMC registration at the time of applying.

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

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Shona Reid on 01224 812444 or 07964 246898.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Legal Secretary - Edinburgh - 2 positions available

Anderson House EH6
Band 4 (£22,152 - £24,258)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 4
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000724
2 Posts available
Litigation (Sub-Dept)
Litigation (Dir) ,Central Legal Office (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.

The Central Legal Office (CLO) provides comprehensive legal services to Health Boards and Special NHS Entities in Scotland, covering all aspects of litigation and employment law, property transactions and commercial contracts.

The posts involve providing a high quality legal secretarial and administrative support service to a team of Litigation Solicitors.  This service will include arranging consultations, audio/copy typing of all relevant legal documentation, assisting in maintaining diaries, file management, dealing with telephone enquiries and any other duties as required.

To undertake the full range of duties, you will ideally have proven legal secretarial experience, knowledge of legal and secretarial processes to HNC level, excellent audio and copy typing skills are essential (min speed 65wpm) and knowledge of medical terminology being desirable.  Applicants with good general secretarial experience /aptitude may also be considered for a training 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 Linda Wilkinson on linda.wilkinson2@nhs.net or 0131-275 6592.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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

Commodity Manager - Canderside, Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000643
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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. PCF, 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 PCF strategies, whilst managing supplier relationships to ensure the effective and on-going delivery of best value contracts.  Using your procurement skills and through acquiring 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 within the Strategic Sourcing Workstream of NSS PCF. With this in mind we are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge and procurement experience of 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 having successful track record in strategic sourcing 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 Stuart Gillespie on 01698 794585.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Procurement Officer - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000644
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A unique opportunity has arisen to join the medicines team at National Procurement, to support the procurement and distribution of vaccines with a particular focus on the NHS Scotland Seasonal Flu Vaccination Programme, one of Scotland’s most important health protection initiatives.

Working closely with vaccine manufacturers, the contracted distributor and NHS Scotland Health Boards, the postholder will help co-ordinate the distribution of 1.4m vaccines to over 1000 delivery points (GP Practices and hospitals) each year. Data and information are critical to the success of this process; a significant part of the role will be detailed data analysis and reporting using both NHS and supplier-provided sales data. The role also includes the opportunity to support the ongoing delivery of efficient and effective contract development and implementation projects using best practice procurement skills to ensure compliance with legislative and national policy and service delivery standards.

National Procurement is the Procurement Centre of Expertise for Health and works in collaboration with health boards to ensure the highest level of patient care through the provision of a wide range of goods and services via a series of best value National Contracts and Distribution Services.

The candidate should have completed, or have an undertaking to complete, Level 6 corporate membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) and/or a relevant business degree and/or evidence of equivalent qualifications and/or evidence of relevant experience preferably within the procurement profession.

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 Laura Ferguson on 0131 275 6725.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Information Analyst - Join Our Talent Pool

Various Scotland
Various
Closing date: Wednesday, 05 Jun 2019
Various
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000680
Analytics & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Analytics & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up.

Join our Talent Pool for more details...

The Information Services Division (ISD) is a division of National Services Scotland, part of NHS Scotland.


ISD provides health information, health intelligence, statistical services and advice that support the NHS in progressing quality improvement in health and care and facilitates robust planning and decision making.


Information analysts with a range of experience are being recruited to work

in a variety of teams across Scotland.

Posted: 24 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Consultant in Public Health

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Consultant (£80, 653 - £107, 170)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Consultant
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000441
Public Health & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Public Health & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Consultant in Public Health/ Public Health Medicine
Salary Scale - £80,653 - £107,170 for medically qualified applicants / Agenda for Change band 8d £76,083 - £88,132
Location – Gyle Square, Edinburgh or Meridian Court, Glasgow


Information Services (ISD) is part of Public Health and Intelligence (PHI) within NHS National Services Scotland (NSS). ISD collects, validates, interprets and disseminates health and health service information and intelligence for Scotland. Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up. PHI is a multidisciplinary organisation that includes responsibility for information and health protection services for Scotland.


You will be on the GMC Specialist Register for Public Health or within 6 months of inclusion at the expected date of appointment or registered with the UK Public Health Register. The focus of the post will be on maternal health, sexual health and screening programmes. Candidates who wish to work flexibly, part-time or job share will be considered.  


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


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 Colin Fischbacher, Clinical Director, on 0131 275 7063.


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


Closing date for completed applications is 31st May 2019.


Interviews will be held on 19th June 2019.


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

Biomedical Support Worker - Edinburgh

SNBTS National Centre EH14 4AP
Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 3
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000599
SNBTS Manufacturing (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS Manufacturing (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

As a major Strategic Business Unit (SBU)  within  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 manufacturing, product development, biomedical research and donor services.  Our goal is to maintain the highest standards to patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.

A vacancy has arisen for a Biomedical Support Worker (BMSW) position within the Processing & Testing Department. Applications are invited from individuals, who are organised and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills.
Formal qualifications are not a requirement of this post, as full training will be given but personal attributes demonstrating honesty, integrity and a scrupulous attention to detail are essential.

The departmental duties will include undertaking tasks, following controlled documented procedures in areas such as blood testing. This will involve receiving and making telephone calls, manual lifting and moving of stock, record completion and the operation of various IT software packages. The successful candidate will be working with Biohazard material (e.g. Blood) and samples within a laboratory environment whilst adhering to the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice.

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 Dave Stephen on 0141 433 5841.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Staff Nurse - Dundee

Dundee & East Scotland Blood Donor Centre DD1 9SY
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 5
Part Time
Permanent
Reference: 000245
SNBTS Tissues & Cells (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS (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 dynamic, forward thinking nurse who enjoys working as part of a team. You will require excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills. An active interest in training and quality assurance would also be beneficial. Within your role you will contribute to the overall management and smooth running of whole blood and blood component sessions ensuring donors feel welcome, comfortable and valued. You will be required to undertake venepuncture and medical selection duties.

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

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.
Candidates must have current NMC registration at the time of applying.

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

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Shona Reid on 01224 812444 or 07964 246898.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Technology Services Project Support Officer - Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000676
Business Development PCF (Sub-Dept)
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.
Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities (PCF) provide 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 Technology Services department is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for IT developments within SBU.  It is also responsible for leading, managing and directing the implementation of eProcurement technologies for customers in Health, SG and the wider public sector.  The department is recognised as the Centre of Expertise and NHS Scotland focal point for technology services in relation to Purchase to Pay (P2P) solutions.

You will provide comprehensive project support for a portfolio of technology and IT related programmes across Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities SBU, with emphasis on new technology, digital transformation, service innovation and the development of technology solutions whilst maintaining close working relationships with stakeholders within NHSS (including NSS), Scottish Government, the wider public sector and private sector.

This role is key to the delivery the SBU’s strategic outcomes in relation to improvement, service transformation, IT development and Procurement Reform and the implementation of technology programmes across NHS Scotland. It is also critical in the development of the SBU as a centre of expertise.

You should hold a degree within relevant subject or professional accreditation in a technical, business or similar discipline, or equivalent experience.  Exceptional organisational skills, the ability to solve problems and provide support to project teams are required.  Excellent communications and interpersonal skills are 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 Lindsay Robertson on 01698 794521.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 4th June 2019.

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

Legal Secretary - Edinburgh - 2 positions available

Anderson House EH6
Band 4 (£22,152 - £24,258)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 4
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000724
2 Posts available
Litigation (Sub-Dept)
Litigation (Dir) ,Central Legal Office (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.

The Central Legal Office (CLO) provides comprehensive legal services to Health Boards and Special NHS Entities in Scotland, covering all aspects of litigation and employment law, property transactions and commercial contracts.

The posts involve providing a high quality legal secretarial and administrative support service to a team of Litigation Solicitors.  This service will include arranging consultations, audio/copy typing of all relevant legal documentation, assisting in maintaining diaries, file management, dealing with telephone enquiries and any other duties as required.

To undertake the full range of duties, you will ideally have proven legal secretarial experience, knowledge of legal and secretarial processes to HNC level, excellent audio and copy typing skills are essential (min speed 65wpm) and knowledge of medical terminology being desirable.  Applicants with good general secretarial experience /aptitude may also be considered for a training 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 Linda Wilkinson on linda.wilkinson2@nhs.net or 0131-275 6592.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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

Information Governance Advisor - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000635
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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 work in partnership to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care. We do this by providing a range of specialised IT services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.

An opportunity has arisen within the IT SBU for an Information Governance Advisor within the Technology Office.

The role of the IT SBU is to support the NHS Scotland National eHealth Agenda through the effective delivery of IM&T products and specialist services that will enable clinical process and efficiency improvement across Scotland.

This role will be to support in the disciplines of Information Governance, Information Risk Management and Data Protection.  They will have responsibility in assisting the Senior Consultant Information Governance in aspects of implementation and management of the National Information Governance (IG) Agenda relating to internal IT projects and BAU systems as well as National IT projects and Live National applications.  This role will be responsible for ensuring that NSS Information Governance policies and processes meet and exceed National requirements and minimise the exposure to risk for the NHS and other relevant public bodies.  This includes ensuring that staff within the organisations supported are aware of their own responsibilities and are adequately trained and briefed.  The areas where the post holder will be a subject matter expert are:
-    Information Governance
-    Data Protection
-    Caldicott Standards
-    Confidentiality Codes of Conduct/Practice
-    Data/Information Quality Assurance

The Key functions for this role are:

  •     Act as an additional point of contact for information governance (IG) issues relating to national systems for all NSS IT SBU staff, this includes liaising with the NSS Senior Consultant Information Governance
  •    Helping to ensure that all national systems for which NSS IT SBU has “responsibility” comply with appropriate information governance standards.  
  •   Support in the provision of IG advice for various IT projects being undertaken across NSS.
  •   Ensuring IG requirements are integrated into the project and service management processes at all the relevant points throughout the lifecycle of IT projects and the subsequent “business as usual” phase.
  •   Advise on the completion of Data Protection Impact Assessments for new IT projects and significant changes in BAU IT systems.   Deputise for and support the Senior Consultant Information Governance in the provision of IG expertise into the resolution of a variety of problems within BAU systems.
  •   Become a subject expert in relation to Data Protection Legislation, supporting the implementation programme across NSS IT and providing support and advice to NHS Boards and public bodies in relation to National IT applications.
  •    Work collaboratively with other IG Advisors both within NSS and across NHS Scotland.
  •   On occasion, contribute to presentations or National groups where the understandings of the Information Governance implications are essential to ensure agreement and co-operation within and across organisations.


You should have a good understanding of the IT landscape across Health and understand the vision for Health and Social Care integration across Scotland in moving to the 2020 vision.

It is crucial that the individuals have robust influencing and communication skills and have a strong customer focused approach.  The post holder will on occasion, be expected to work closely with internal and external stakeholders such as, eHealth leads in NHS Health Boards, senior clinician’s etc.
Although this post will primarily focus on speci

Posted: 25 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Information Security Architect - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 8B (£53,291 - £62,259)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 8B
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000637
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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.

To meet the increasing demand from internal NSS customers, Health Boards and the Scottish Government, NSS IT are seeking to recruit an Information Security Architect to be part of the Security Team delivering strategic advice, and security design & consultancy services to NHSScotland and other public sector customers.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading engagements with NSS projects to provide security design advice, carrying out security risk assessments and making corresponding control recommendations; coordinating their activities and collaborating with key stakeholders including Scottish Government, suppliers and partner organizations to deliver maximum value to our customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing customer relationships and developing the NSS information security team to have the skills and experience that will be in demand in the coming years.

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 Colin Howarth, Head of Service, Technology Office at colin.howarth@nhs.net

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Programme Manager - Meridian Court/Gyle/Canderside

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000641
Facilities Services (Sub-Dept)
Facilities PCF (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

NHS National Services Scotland (NSS), Procurement Commissioning and Facilities are looking for an experienced and qualified Programme Manager to meet current and emerging strategic goals of the Home Oxygen Service and to support patients and prescribers who use the service.

The Home Oxygen Service delivers a range of oxygen services and equipment to around 7000 patients in their homes and in homecare settings across Scotland. A Programme Manger is required to support the effective delivery of the service through the development and promotion of a number of key oxygen related projects and initiatives delivering strategic change, and promoting new ways of working.  

You should be a suitably qualified applicant with proven experience of programme and project management in a technical discipline and have experience of working in a front facing healthcare or homecare environment with significant experience of oxygen delivery systems.  Candidates should have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.  Candidates should be confident, articulate and self motivated.   This post can be based in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Canderside, with frequent requirement to work throughout Scotland.

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

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 Willie McGhee on 0131 275 6860.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Information Security Architect - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 8B (£53,291 - £62,259)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 8B
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000637
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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.

To meet the increasing demand from internal NSS customers, Health Boards and the Scottish Government, NSS IT are seeking to recruit an Information Security Architect to be part of the Security Team delivering strategic advice, and security design & consultancy services to NHSScotland and other public sector customers.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading engagements with NSS projects to provide security design advice, carrying out security risk assessments and making corresponding control recommendations; coordinating their activities and collaborating with key stakeholders including Scottish Government, suppliers and partner organizations to deliver maximum value to our customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing customer relationships and developing the NSS information security team to have the skills and experience that will be in demand in the coming years.

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 Colin Howarth, Head of Service, Technology Office at colin.howarth@nhs.net

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Programme Manager - Meridian Court/Gyle/Canderside

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000641
Facilities Services (Sub-Dept)
Facilities PCF (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

NHS National Services Scotland (NSS), Procurement Commissioning and Facilities are looking for an experienced and qualified Programme Manager to meet current and emerging strategic goals of the Home Oxygen Service and to support patients and prescribers who use the service.

The Home Oxygen Service delivers a range of oxygen services and equipment to around 7000 patients in their homes and in homecare settings across Scotland. A Programme Manger is required to support the effective delivery of the service through the development and promotion of a number of key oxygen related projects and initiatives delivering strategic change, and promoting new ways of working.  

You should be a suitably qualified applicant with proven experience of programme and project management in a technical discipline and have experience of working in a front facing healthcare or homecare environment with significant experience of oxygen delivery systems.  Candidates should have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.  Candidates should be confident, articulate and self motivated.   This post can be based in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Canderside, with frequent requirement to work throughout Scotland.

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

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 Willie McGhee on 0131 275 6860.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Commodity Manager - Canderside, Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000643
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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. PCF, 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 PCF strategies, whilst managing supplier relationships to ensure the effective and on-going delivery of best value contracts.  Using your procurement skills and through acquiring 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 within the Strategic Sourcing Workstream of NSS PCF. With this in mind we are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge and procurement experience of 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 having successful track record in strategic sourcing 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 Stuart Gillespie on 01698 794585.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Specialist Business Process Lead - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000639
HR & Workforce Development (Sub-Dept)
HR & Workforce Development (Dir) ,HR & Workforce Development (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A vital part of NHSScotland, National Services Scotland’s (NSS) 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 services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.  

An opportunity has arisen in our Human Resources function for a Specialist Business Process Lead to join our team, focusing on the development of end to end business processes and continuous improvement initiatives in order to improve service delivery and quality within a customer focused environment.

You should be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience of reviewing, designing and implementing creative and innovative end to end business process solutions and use of Lean methodology.  The role requires an agile approach to project management in order to drive forward business process change and improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of HR service delivery.  

The role will require the postholder to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to develop strong relationships across all stakeholder groups. You will work within a high volume area and the ability to manage your own workload, demonstrate a keen attention to detail and a commitment to quality and improvement are key for this role.

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 about the role, please contact Julie Taylor, Workforce Systems and Business Process Manager on 0131 275 7218.

Further information on National Services Scotland is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Consultant in Public Health

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Consultant (£80, 653 - £107, 170)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Consultant
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000441
Public Health & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Public Health & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

Consultant in Public Health/ Public Health Medicine
Salary Scale - £80,653 - £107,170 for medically qualified applicants / Agenda for Change band 8d £76,083 - £88,132
Location – Gyle Square, Edinburgh or Meridian Court, Glasgow


Information Services (ISD) is part of Public Health and Intelligence (PHI) within NHS National Services Scotland (NSS). ISD collects, validates, interprets and disseminates health and health service information and intelligence for Scotland. Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up. PHI is a multidisciplinary organisation that includes responsibility for information and health protection services for Scotland.


You will be on the GMC Specialist Register for Public Health or within 6 months of inclusion at the expected date of appointment or registered with the UK Public Health Register. The focus of the post will be on maternal health, sexual health and screening programmes. Candidates who wish to work flexibly, part-time or job share will be considered.  


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


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 Colin Fischbacher, Clinical Director, on 0131 275 7063.


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


Closing date for completed applications is 31st May 2019.


Interviews will be held on 19th June 2019.


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

Biomedical Support Worker - Edinburgh

SNBTS National Centre EH14 4AP
Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 3
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000599
SNBTS Manufacturing (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS Manufacturing (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

As a major Strategic Business Unit (SBU)  within  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 manufacturing, product development, biomedical research and donor services.  Our goal is to maintain the highest standards to patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.

A vacancy has arisen for a Biomedical Support Worker (BMSW) position within the Processing & Testing Department. Applications are invited from individuals, who are organised and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills.
Formal qualifications are not a requirement of this post, as full training will be given but personal attributes demonstrating honesty, integrity and a scrupulous attention to detail are essential.

The departmental duties will include undertaking tasks, following controlled documented procedures in areas such as blood testing. This will involve receiving and making telephone calls, manual lifting and moving of stock, record completion and the operation of various IT software packages. The successful candidate will be working with Biohazard material (e.g. Blood) and samples within a laboratory environment whilst adhering to the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice.

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 Dave Stephen on 0141 433 5841.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Information Governance Advisor - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 6
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000635
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (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 work in partnership to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care. We do this by providing a range of specialised IT services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.

An opportunity has arisen within the IT SBU for an Information Governance Advisor within the Technology Office.

The role of the IT SBU is to support the NHS Scotland National eHealth Agenda through the effective delivery of IM&T products and specialist services that will enable clinical process and efficiency improvement across Scotland.

This role will be to support in the disciplines of Information Governance, Information Risk Management and Data Protection.  They will have responsibility in assisting the Senior Consultant Information Governance in aspects of implementation and management of the National Information Governance (IG) Agenda relating to internal IT projects and BAU systems as well as National IT projects and Live National applications.  This role will be responsible for ensuring that NSS Information Governance policies and processes meet and exceed National requirements and minimise the exposure to risk for the NHS and other relevant public bodies.  This includes ensuring that staff within the organisations supported are aware of their own responsibilities and are adequately trained and briefed.  The areas where the post holder will be a subject matter expert are:
-    Information Governance
-    Data Protection
-    Caldicott Standards
-    Confidentiality Codes of Conduct/Practice
-    Data/Information Quality Assurance

The Key functions for this role are:

  •     Act as an additional point of contact for information governance (IG) issues relating to national systems for all NSS IT SBU staff, this includes liaising with the NSS Senior Consultant Information Governance
  •    Helping to ensure that all national systems for which NSS IT SBU has “responsibility” comply with appropriate information governance standards.  
  •   Support in the provision of IG advice for various IT projects being undertaken across NSS.
  •   Ensuring IG requirements are integrated into the project and service management processes at all the relevant points throughout the lifecycle of IT projects and the subsequent “business as usual” phase.
  •   Advise on the completion of Data Protection Impact Assessments for new IT projects and significant changes in BAU IT systems.   Deputise for and support the Senior Consultant Information Governance in the provision of IG expertise into the resolution of a variety of problems within BAU systems.
  •   Become a subject expert in relation to Data Protection Legislation, supporting the implementation programme across NSS IT and providing support and advice to NHS Boards and public bodies in relation to National IT applications.
  •    Work collaboratively with other IG Advisors both within NSS and across NHS Scotland.
  •   On occasion, contribute to presentations or National groups where the understandings of the Information Governance implications are essential to ensure agreement and co-operation within and across organisations.


You should have a good understanding of the IT landscape across Health and understand the vision for Health and Social Care integration across Scotland in moving to the 2020 vision.

It is crucial that the individuals have robust influencing and communication skills and have a strong customer focused approach.  The post holder will on occasion, be expected to work closely with internal and external stakeholders such as, eHealth leads in NHS Health Boards, senior clinician’s etc.
Although this post will primarily focus on speci

Posted: 25 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Technology Services Project Support Officer - Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000676
Business Development PCF (Sub-Dept)
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.
Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities (PCF) provide 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 Technology Services department is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for IT developments within SBU.  It is also responsible for leading, managing and directing the implementation of eProcurement technologies for customers in Health, SG and the wider public sector.  The department is recognised as the Centre of Expertise and NHS Scotland focal point for technology services in relation to Purchase to Pay (P2P) solutions.

You will provide comprehensive project support for a portfolio of technology and IT related programmes across Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities SBU, with emphasis on new technology, digital transformation, service innovation and the development of technology solutions whilst maintaining close working relationships with stakeholders within NHSS (including NSS), Scottish Government, the wider public sector and private sector.

This role is key to the delivery the SBU’s strategic outcomes in relation to improvement, service transformation, IT development and Procurement Reform and the implementation of technology programmes across NHS Scotland. It is also critical in the development of the SBU as a centre of expertise.

You should hold a degree within relevant subject or professional accreditation in a technical, business or similar discipline, or equivalent experience.  Exceptional organisational skills, the ability to solve problems and provide support to project teams are required.  Excellent communications and interpersonal skills are 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 Lindsay Robertson on 01698 794521.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 4th June 2019.

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

Information Analyst - Join Our Talent Pool

Various Scotland
Various
Closing date: Wednesday, 05 Jun 2019
Various
Part Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000680
Analytics & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)
Analytics & Intelligence (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up.

Join our Talent Pool for more details...

The Information Services Division (ISD) is a division of National Services Scotland, part of NHS Scotland.


ISD provides health information, health intelligence, statistical services and advice that support the NHS in progressing quality improvement in health and care and facilitates robust planning and decision making.


Information analysts with a range of experience are being recruited to work

in a variety of teams across Scotland.

Posted: 25 May 2019
Contact: NSS Recruitment Team - nss.wfrs@nhs.net / 0131 275 7700
Application Info

Healthcare Scientist Advanced - Glasgow

Meridian Court G2 6QE
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000722
Health Protection Scotland (Sub-Dept)
Health Protection Scotland (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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 development and maintenance of guidance production. 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 (37.5 hours per week) Healthcare Scientist Advanced Band 7 post in the SHPN-Guidance Team within Health Protection Scotland based in Glasgow. This role will contribute significantly to the development and review of national health protection guidance, guidelines and standards as part of the Scottish Health Protection Network (SHPN). Candidates should be able to demonstrate recent experience and success in literature search and analysis techniques, strong analytical and writing skills and the ability to work in conjunction with a wide range of professional and stakeholder groups.  Knowledge and application of search and analysis tools and techniques will be required and previous experience in developing standards, guidance or guidelines. You will be able to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and on your own initiative and lead on projects or topic areas as required.

You will have an enthusiastic approach and good organisational skills; a primary degree in a scientific or clinical subject, and a postgraduate degree in epidemiology, public health or a relevant healthcare related field and/or demonstrable experience in epidemiological research methods.

You will be 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 will have a proven, successful track record in epidemiology and the ability to analyse and interpret data/information and to communicate your ideas in a clear and concise manner is essential. 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 Dr Alex Sanchez Vivar on 0141 282 2928 or alex.sanchez-vivar@nhs.net.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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

Staff Nurse - Dundee

Dundee & East Scotland Blood Donor Centre DD1 9SY
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 5
Part Time
Permanent
Reference: 000245
SNBTS Tissues & Cells (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS (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 dynamic, forward thinking nurse who enjoys working as part of a team. You will require excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills. An active interest in training and quality assurance would also be beneficial. Within your role you will contribute to the overall management and smooth running of whole blood and blood component sessions ensuring donors feel welcome, comfortable and valued. You will be required to undertake venepuncture and medical selection duties.

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

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.
Candidates must have current NMC registration at the time of applying.

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

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Shona Reid on 01224 812444 or 07964 246898.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Commodity Manager - Canderside, Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000643
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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. PCF, 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 PCF strategies, whilst managing supplier relationships to ensure the effective and on-going delivery of best value contracts.  Using your procurement skills and through acquiring 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 within the Strategic Sourcing Workstream of NSS PCF. With this in mind we are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge and procurement experience of 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 having successful track record in strategic sourcing 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 Stuart Gillespie on 01698 794585.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Procurement Officer - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000644
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A unique opportunity has arisen to join the medicines team at National Procurement, to support the procurement and distribution of vaccines with a particular focus on the NHS Scotland Seasonal Flu Vaccination Programme, one of Scotland’s most important health protection initiatives.

Working closely with vaccine manufacturers, the contracted distributor and NHS Scotland Health Boards, the postholder will help co-ordinate the distribution of 1.4m vaccines to over 1000 delivery points (GP Practices and hospitals) each year. Data and information are critical to the success of this process; a significant part of the role will be detailed data analysis and reporting using both NHS and supplier-provided sales data. The role also includes the opportunity to support the ongoing delivery of efficient and effective contract development and implementation projects using best practice procurement skills to ensure compliance with legislative and national policy and service delivery standards.

National Procurement is the Procurement Centre of Expertise for Health and works in collaboration with health boards to ensure the highest level of patient care through the provision of a wide range of goods and services via a series of best value National Contracts and Distribution Services.

The candidate should have completed, or have an undertaking to complete, Level 6 corporate membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) and/or a relevant business degree and/or evidence of equivalent qualifications and/or evidence of relevant experience preferably within the procurement profession.

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 Laura Ferguson on 0131 275 6725.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Biomedical Support Worker - Edinburgh

SNBTS National Centre EH14 4AP
Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 3
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000599
SNBTS Manufacturing (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS Manufacturing (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
,

Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

As a major Strategic Business Unit (SBU)  within  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 manufacturing, product development, biomedical research and donor services.  Our goal is to maintain the highest standards to patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.

A vacancy has arisen for a Biomedical Support Worker (BMSW) position within the Processing & Testing Department. Applications are invited from individuals, who are organised and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills.
Formal qualifications are not a requirement of this post, as full training will be given but personal attributes demonstrating honesty, integrity and a scrupulous attention to detail are essential.

The departmental duties will include undertaking tasks, following controlled documented procedures in areas such as blood testing. This will involve receiving and making telephone calls, manual lifting and moving of stock, record completion and the operation of various IT software packages. The successful candidate will be working with Biohazard material (e.g. Blood) and samples within a laboratory environment whilst adhering to the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice.

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 Dave Stephen on 0141 433 5841.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Staff Nurse - Dundee

Dundee & East Scotland Blood Donor Centre DD1 9SY
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 5
Part Time
Permanent
Reference: 000245
SNBTS Tissues & Cells (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS (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 dynamic, forward thinking nurse who enjoys working as part of a team. You will require excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills. An active interest in training and quality assurance would also be beneficial. Within your role you will contribute to the overall management and smooth running of whole blood and blood component sessions ensuring donors feel welcome, comfortable and valued. You will be required to undertake venepuncture and medical selection duties.

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

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.
Candidates must have current NMC registration at the time of applying.

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

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Shona Reid on 01224 812444 or 07964 246898.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Legal Secretary - Edinburgh - 2 positions available

Anderson House EH6
Band 4 (£22,152 - £24,258)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 4
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000724
2 Posts available
Litigation (Sub-Dept)
Litigation (Dir) ,Central Legal Office (Div/CHP)
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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.

The Central Legal Office (CLO) provides comprehensive legal services to Health Boards and Special NHS Entities in Scotland, covering all aspects of litigation and employment law, property transactions and commercial contracts.

The posts involve providing a high quality legal secretarial and administrative support service to a team of Litigation Solicitors.  This service will include arranging consultations, audio/copy typing of all relevant legal documentation, assisting in maintaining diaries, file management, dealing with telephone enquiries and any other duties as required.

To undertake the full range of duties, you will ideally have proven legal secretarial experience, knowledge of legal and secretarial processes to HNC level, excellent audio and copy typing skills are essential (min speed 65wpm) and knowledge of medical terminology being desirable.  Applicants with good general secretarial experience /aptitude may also be considered for a training 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 Linda Wilkinson on linda.wilkinson2@nhs.net or 0131-275 6592.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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

Information Security Architect - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Edinburgh/Glasgow
Band 8B (£53,291 - £62,259)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 8B
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000637
Information Technology (Sub-Dept)
Information Technology (Dir) ,Information Technology (Div/CHP)
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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.

To meet the increasing demand from internal NSS customers, Health Boards and the Scottish Government, NSS IT are seeking to recruit an Information Security Architect to be part of the Security Team delivering strategic advice, and security design & consultancy services to NHSScotland and other public sector customers.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading engagements with NSS projects to provide security design advice, carrying out security risk assessments and making corresponding control recommendations; coordinating their activities and collaborating with key stakeholders including Scottish Government, suppliers and partner organizations to deliver maximum value to our customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing customer relationships and developing the NSS information security team to have the skills and experience that will be in demand in the coming years.

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 Colin Howarth, Head of Service, Technology Office at colin.howarth@nhs.net

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Commodity Manager - Canderside, Larkhall

National Distribution Centre
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Temporary/Contract
Reference: 000643
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
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Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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. PCF, 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 PCF strategies, whilst managing supplier relationships to ensure the effective and on-going delivery of best value contracts.  Using your procurement skills and through acquiring 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 within the Strategic Sourcing Workstream of NSS PCF. With this in mind we are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge and procurement experience of 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 having successful track record in strategic sourcing 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 Stuart Gillespie on 01698 794585.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Staff Nurse - Dundee

Dundee & East Scotland Blood Donor Centre DD1 9SY
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Band 5
Part Time
Permanent
Reference: 000245
SNBTS Tissues & Cells (Sub-Dept)
SNBTS (Dir) ,SNBTS (Div/CHP)
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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 dynamic, forward thinking nurse who enjoys working as part of a team. You will require excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills. An active interest in training and quality assurance would also be beneficial. Within your role you will contribute to the overall management and smooth running of whole blood and blood component sessions ensuring donors feel welcome, comfortable and valued. You will be required to undertake venepuncture and medical selection duties.

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

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.
Candidates must have current NMC registration at the time of applying.

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

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Shona Reid on 01224 812444 or 07964 246898.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 28th May 2019.

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

Procurement Officer - Edinburgh

Gyle Square EH12 9EB
Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742)
Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Band 5
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000644
Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)
Strategic Sourcing (Dir) ,Procure Commission Facilities (Div/CHP)
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Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

A unique opportunity has arisen to join the medicines team at National Procurement, to support the procurement and distribution of vaccines with a particular focus on the NHS Scotland Seasonal Flu Vaccination Programme, one of Scotland’s most important health protection initiatives.

Working closely with vaccine manufacturers, the contracted distributor and NHS Scotland Health Boards, the postholder will help co-ordinate the distribution of 1.4m vaccines to over 1000 delivery points (GP Practices and hospitals) each year. Data and information are critical to the success of this process; a significant part of the role will be detailed data analysis and reporting using both NHS and supplier-provided sales data. The role also includes the opportunity to support the ongoing delivery of efficient and effective contract development and implementation projects using best practice procurement skills to ensure compliance with legislative and national policy and service delivery standards.

National Procurement is the Procurement Centre of Expertise for Health and works in collaboration with health boards to ensure the highest level of patient care through the provision of a wide range of goods and services via a series of best value National Contracts and Distribution Services.

The candidate should have completed, or have an undertaking to complete, Level 6 corporate membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) and/or a relevant business degree and/or evidence of equivalent qualifications and/or evidence of relevant experience preferably within the procurement profession.

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 Laura Ferguson on 0131 275 6725.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

Healthcare Scientist Advanced - Glasgow

Meridian Court G2 6QE
Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)
Closing date: Friday, 07 Jun 2019
Band 7
Full Time
Permanent
Reference: 000722
Health Protection Scotland (Sub-Dept)
Health Protection Scotland (Dir) ,Public Health & Intelligence (Div/CHP)
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Fantastic Opportunity to work for NHS National Services Scotland

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 development and maintenance of guidance production. 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 (37.5 hours per week) Healthcare Scientist Advanced Band 7 post in the SHPN-Guidance Team within Health Protection Scotland based in Glasgow. This role will contribute significantly to the development and review of national health protection guidance, guidelines and standards as part of the Scottish Health Protection Network (SHPN). Candidates should be able to demonstrate recent experience and success in literature search and analysis techniques, strong analytical and writing skills and the ability to work in conjunction with a wide range of professional and stakeholder groups.  Knowledge and application of search and analysis tools and techniques will be required and previous experience in developing standards, guidance or guidelines. You will be able to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and on your own initiative and lead on projects or topic areas as required.

You will have an enthusiastic approach and good organisational skills; a primary degree in a scientific or clinical subject, and a postgraduate degree in epidemiology, public health or a relevant healthcare related field and/or demonstrable experience in epidemiological research methods.

You will be 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 will have a proven, successful track record in epidemiology and the ability to analyse and interpret data/information and to communicate your ideas in a clear and concise manner is essential. 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 Dr Alex Sanchez Vivar on 0141 282 2928 or alex.sanchez-vivar@nhs.net.

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

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

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