People come to nursing from all walks and stages of life and from many different cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Nurses have a vital role in helping patients understand information about their diagnoses and treatment. They also respond to each patient’s physical, clinical and emotional needs.

The key role of a Nurse is to deliver person-centred, safe and effective care.


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Adult Nurse

Nurses registered in the adult field of practice work with patients aged over 16 and their families.

Children's Nurse

A career as a Children’s Nurse could be perfect for you if you have experience of working with and enjoy caring for children an...

Learning Disability Nurse

Learning Disability Nurses work with people of all ages to help them lead active, independent and healthier lives.

Mental Health Nurse

Mental Health Nurses work alongside patients to improve their wellbeing and recovery from mental health problems.

Health Visitor

Health Visitors work in the community setting and visit parents or carers with new babies and young children in their own home.

Current vacancies

View all the Nursing vacancies currently advertised in NHSScotland.

Operating Department Practitioner

Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) work with other theatre staff including anaesthetists, surgeons and nurses.