NHS Scotland

Working for NHSScotland

Welcome to NHSScotland's medical jobs recruitment site for all levels of training and career grade vacancies including locums as well as permanent vacancies. Within this site you will find current vacancy listings and information about each of our health boards and surrounding areas.


We're Scotland's largest single employer and one of the largest healthcare employers in the world. The Chief Executive of NHSScotland heads the directorates and is accountable to ministers for the efficiency and performance of the service and the work of the 14 NHS Boards and 8 Special Health Boards.


The regional diversity of our 14 Health Boards and 8 Special Health Boards lets you choose between working in rural areas of outstanding natural beauty or historic cities and towns or modern cityscapes within the UK. To find out more about what our Health Boards can offer click on the NHS Boards Tab. To find out more about living and working in Scotland please click here.

We are often recruiting for the following specialties

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If you don't find any current vacancies in the field you're looking for from the list of specialties above, you can contact an employer directly an register your interest.

Posts designed for doctors who have completed or are close to completing training in their home nation - click for details of the programme.

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