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Spouses, partners, and dependants

Are you a spouse, a partner, or a dependant in the armed forces community seeking a new career? Is it challenging to find employment because of your supporting role to your spouse or partner? Looking for work somewhere you can make a difference? Join us to discover new and exciting opportunities at NHSScotland focused on you.

Why choose NHSScotland?

We believe in inclusivity and diversity. We recognise the invaluable contributions of spouses and families in the armed forces community.

Whether you’re a skilled administrator, love working with technology, or you’re interested in a clinical role, we have opportunities to match your skills and career goals.

Our committment to the wider armed forces community

NHSScotland is committed to helping the wider armed forces community to do the following:

  • understand the employment opportunities available
  • discover pathways to an NHS career

Supporting the spouses, partners, and dependants of serving and former military personnel is an important aspect of our work. 

Flexible working

We understand the unique challenges that armed forces families face. Balancing personal commitments and professional growth is crucial, so we offer flexible working options.

From remote or hybrid working to flexible hours, we're committed to finding roles and work patterns that suit your lifestyle.

Introducing the Armed Forces Talent Programme

The Armed Forces Talent Programme (AFTP) provides career advice and guidance to spouses, partners, and dependants. Please register with our programme to stay up to date with activities and initiatives tailored to you.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to take the next step in your career with NHSScotland. We value your skills and experience and support your career goals. We’re excited to explore the possibilities with you!

Upcoming events

Join us at our upcoming events designed exclusively for the armed forces community.

These sessions provide a platform to learn more about NHSScotland, our diverse roles, and the remarkable ways you can make a difference. Connect with people like you, network with professionals, and gain insights into a rewarding future career with us.

Our next webinar is on 2 July 2024 at 2:30pm.

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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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