Find your career

Why join NHSScotland?

The NHS is one of Scotland's largest employers. If you want the chance to make a real difference to people's lives why not think about a career with NHSScotland?

Already working in NHSScotland?

NHSScotland is committed to offering development and learning opportunities for all full-time and part-time staff.

Returning to practice

The NHS has been part of your past, perhaps you are interested in it being part of your future.

Changing career?

NHSScotland has a huge variety of full and part-time working or volunteering roles available and various entry routes open to you.

Transferable skills

Transferable skills are skills that can be used in lots of different jobs.

International Recruitment

We're currently hiring! Find out how you can further your career in the Home of Medical Excellence: NHSScotland.

Pre-employment programmes

This section provides information on pre-employment programmes across Scotland.

Graduate training programmes

If you’re a graduate interested in beginning your career journey with the NHS, look at our graduate training programmes.


The Kickstart Scheme provides 6-month living wage paid job opportunities for young people aged 16-24.

Service leavers and veterans

If you’re an armed forces service leaver or veteran, we’re here to help you find career opportunities in NHSScotland.