International Recruitment

NHSScotland is recognised as one of the best healthcare systems in the world. We're the biggest employer in the country, providing jobs to around 163,000 people in over 70 different professions.

With such a wide range of careers available, there are lots of opportunities for people to move to Scotland to work in our national health service.

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?

NHSScotland Health Boards

Find out about each of the geographical NHSScotland Health Board areas.

Psychiatry Vacancies in Scotland

View our Consultant Psychiatric vacancies based in Health Boards across the NHS in Scotland.

Application Process

Our NHSScotland Recruitment team will support you through each stage of the recruitment process.

GMC Registration

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 NHSScotland International Recruitment team by telephone or by email.

Frequently Asked Questions

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