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?


NHSScotland values

The Scottish Government's 2020 Workforce Vision, Everyone Matters, set out the core values for NHSScotland staff. They are:

  • care and compassion
  • dignity and respect
  • openness, honesty and responsibility
  • quality and teamwork

We aim to work in a way that lives up to these core values in order to deliver an excellent service.

Pay and benefits

NHSScotland staff receive a competitive pay and benefits package, including generous annual leave and pension entitlements.

The NHSScotland Management Steering Group website can tell you more about terms and conditions and pay.

The Scottish Public Pensions Agency (SPPA) website offers further information on the NHSScotland Pension Scheme.