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Armed Forces Talent Programme

The Armed Forces Talent Programme is an NHSScotland-wide recruitment initiative for the armed forces community. It supports service leavers, veterans, spouses, partners, dependants, reservists, cadets, and cadet forces adult volunteers to enter our workforce.

How to register for the programme

Are you currently thinking about leaving or have already left the armed forces? Maybe you left the forces some time ago? The Armed Forces Talent Programme is here for you! We'll help you and your spouse or partner and your dependents find career opportunities at NHSSScotland.

Explore NHS career opportunities

NHSScotland recognises the wealth of knowledge, skills, and experience in the armed forces community. You can help us to deliver safe, effective, and person-centred healthcare that respects the needs of everyone we care for.

There’s a career in healthcare for you

There are lots of different clinical and non-clinical NHS roles on offer for the armed forces community.

Check out our job profiles to learn about each role, including:

  • pathways to start your career
  • what the role involves
  • who you'll work with
  • where you'll work
  • career development opportunities

Let's get started! Explore careers in the NHS.

Register for our next online webinar

Join us for an informative overview of career opportunities in the NHS. We'll answer all your questions about roles, pay, locations, training, routes into our workforce, and much more.

Our next event is on 2 July 2024 at 2:30pm. Registration is open now.

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Meet the team

Meet the team

The team bring their knowledge and experience to support the armed forces community and NHS employers. Discover how the Armed Forces Talent Programme team can help you.

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We're recruiting

Visit our recruitment website to view all our vacancies across Scotland. You can submit your job application online in a few easy steps.

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