NHS Scotland

NHS Education for Scotland

Within this area of the site you will find information regarding recruitment to NHS Education for Scotland's medical job vacancies as well as additional information on our board and the surrounding areas.

NHS Education for Scotland is at the heart of career development for clinicians in NHS Scotland. We are a special health board responsible for supporting NHS services in Scotland by developing and delivering education and training for those who work in NHSScotland

Our vision

Quality Education for a Healthier Scotland.

Our mission

To provide educational solutions that support excellence in healthcare for the people of Scotland

For information on our medical job vacancies, please click here: http://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/recruitment.aspx


Our staff are our greatest asset, so we work hard to support them in developing their careers while maintaining a good work-life balance

We manage the recruitment and selection processes for training schemes in General Practice, Dentistry, Psychology, Management Trainees, Nursing and Midwifery, and Pharmacy in Scotland along with recruitment to posts within NES.

Recruitment to training schemes takes place annually.

For medical specialties, recruitment to training schemes is often part of National UK wide recruitment, and NES work closely with health boards in Scotland and Deaneries across the UK to support this.

The NES Medicine Directorate is responsible for the commissioning and delivery of postgraduate medical education in Scotland.

This training is delivered in general practices and hospitals in the territorial health boards to standards set by the General Medical Council (GMC). The Medical Directorate's role is to oversee the training, manage the trainee's progress through the training programme, and ensure the training is delivered to the GMC standards.

To find out more, including information on our current medical job vacancies, please visit http://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/

Central Offices are located in Edinburgh. However, there are regional offices located throughout Scotland. The main regional centres are in Dundee, Inverness, Aberdeen and Glasgow.

Please visit NES website for more information about our offices.

For more information about living in Scotland please click here.

Contact Us

For all enquiries about medical vacancies in NHS Education for Scotland, please contact our .