Advert closing date: Tues 26th September 2023
Flexible Location: Based throughout Scotland, NES is a remote friendly employer supporting office, remote and hybrid working (within the UK). We’re happy to talk about how you want to work
Salary: NHSS AfC Band 7 (£46,244 to £53,789)
Work Pattern: Fixed-term, Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Fixed-term or Secondment** until 31/03/2026 **For NHS applicants, only a Secondment will be made available. For non NHS applicants, a fixed-term or secondment would be considered.
You must have eligibility and entitlement to work in the UK which is required to be maintained throughout your period of employment.
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 (NTS) 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. It is in pursuit of this aim that NTS are working with partners to develop the National Digital Platform.
In the future, the first point of contact for many health and social care services will be digital. This requires technology that enables innovation and communication between systems in order to ensure these services are delivered in the most effective way.
The National Digital Platform (NDP) is an open, standards-based platform, supporting technology for the health and social care environment. It underpins our commitment to making health and care information and services more accessible. Working with those delivering solutions across health and social care to bring new and existing digital components onto the platform, for re-use.
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. Using modern cloud-based technology we deliver sustainable products and services for the future.
We are looking for a Product Manager to join our small, but highly talented and growing team to collaborate and problem-solve some of the most complex challenges in health and social care.
You will work within an agile product delivery team. This team is made up of software engineers and product management, with supporting colleagues from disciplines such as delivery, design, clinical, information governance and security regularly lending their skills.
You will lead a team working on the National Digital Platform, developing cloud-based digital components and services. You will work with development teams across the Scottish public sector who will use your platform services to build or enhance their technology solutions.
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 salary 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 an important role in delivering the Digital Health and Care Strategy for Scotland?
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To find out more about NES and our other career opportunities visit our website https://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/