International Recruitment

NHSScotland is recognised as one of the best healthcare systems in the world. We're the biggest employer in the country, operating 22 Health Boards and employing around 163,000 people across 70 different professions.

The NHSScotland's vision and workforce strategy is: Everyone Matters. Our core values include care and compassion, dignity and respect, openness, honesty and responsibility as well as quality and teamwork. 

Choosing a career in NHSScotland will be an excellent opportunity and a chance to work with one of the largest organisations in the world!

We're currently hiring! Find out how you can further your career in the Home of Medical Excellence: NHSScotland.

Why Scotland?

Choosing the right place to live is just as important as choosing the right job. So, why Scotland?

Meet the Team

Meet the International Recruitment Team - find out who we are and what we do.

NHSScotland Health Boards

Find out about each of the geographical NHS Scotland Health Board areas.

Vacancies in Scotland

View the vacancies based in Health Boards across the NHS in Scotland.

Application Process

Our International Recruitment Service will support you through each stage of the recruitment process.

Regulatory Bodies

To practice medicine in Scotland, you must have a valid GMC Registration with a Licence to Practice.

Visas and Immigration

You'll need a visa to live in Scotland and work in the NHS. Find out more about Visas and Immigration.

Contact the Recruitment Team

You can contact our NHS Scotland International Recruitment Service by telephone or by email.

Useful Links

You may find these websites useful while looking for your ideal post

Frequently Asked Questions

Moving to Scotland can be an exciting and rewarding opportunity, however there are also many questions you may have.