Full-Time Scotland Closes: 2022-06-22

Advert opening date: Thurs 9th June 2022

Advert closing date: Wed 22nd June 2022

Flexible Location: NES is a remote friendly employer supporting office, remote and hybrid working. We’re happy to talk about how you want to work.

Work Pattern: Fixed-term, Full Time, 37.5 hours per week.

Fixed-term or Secondment until 31/03/2023

*Secondment or SLA only for NHS staff in the first instance.


Who We Are

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is the national health board with statutory responsibilities to effect sustainable change through workforce development, education and training across the health and social care system in Scotland, while working at UK level with partner organisations.

NES Technology Service has created a strategic programme for the transformation of digital based services to allow NES to become a leading digital organisation in Scottish Health, digital by default and fully aligned with the Scottish Government’s technology strategies.


Our Technology

We are in the business of providing safe, secure and innovative technology products and services that aim to improve outcomes across education, training, workforce, health and care in the public sector in Scotland.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our small, but highly talented and growing team to collaborate and solve some of the most complex challenges in health and social care.

Working within the Data Group you will have the opportunity to work with new and innovative technologies to deliver data and intelligence that will directly inform the development and delivery of data for workforce planning for health and care professionals, and the general public.

Benefits Which Matter

As a valued employee of NHS Scotland, you can enjoy an extensive range of benefits including:

· Life-work balance – with opportunities for flexible working and remote working

· Generous NHS pension scheme

· Annual incremental progression (up to the maximum of the salary band) plus annual NHS salary scale review

· Annual Leave – 27 Days increasing in line with service plus 8 days public holiday

· NHS discounts and more

Do you want to play a key role in delivering statistics to the NHS and the wider public in the form of Official Statistics reports?

For more information about this vacancy and to apply click here

To find out more about NES and our other career opportunities visit our website https://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/