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Cadets and adult volunteers

Do you give up your time to support the cadet forces either as a cadet or as an adult volunteer? Are you at the start of your career journey or looking for a career change? Chances are you already have the personal attributes, values, and skills the NHS is looking for!

Access career opportunities through the Armed Forces Talent Programme

The Armed Forces Talent Programme (AFTP) supports all members of the armed forces community. We recognise the knowledge, skills and experience of the cadets and adult volunteers and the positive impact of the cadet forces in our wider communities. 

For more information on our work in this area, please email us at

Register for our programme

We want to recruit more members of the armed forces community into our workforce.

To help us achieve our goal, we'll make sure you're aware of the career opportunities available and help you access them through the AFTP. 

How we can help you

We’ll provide advice and guidance on job opportunities and the NHS recruitment process. We'll also help you to search for vacancies and use our resources to help you submit an application.

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Register for the Armed Forces Talent Programme to stay informed about our events, initiatives, and NHSScotland vacancies.

Don't miss our next online event!

Registration is open now for our webinar on 2 July 2024 at 2:30pm.

In this session, we'll give you an overview of the career opportunities available in the NHS. We'll also answer your questions about roles, pay, locations, and training pathways. Don't miss out, book your place today.

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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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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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