NHS Lothian
NHS Lothian
NHS Lothian is one of the fourteen regions of NHS Scotland. It provides healthcare services in the City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Mid Lothian and West Lothian areas. Its headquarters are at Waverley Gate, Edinburgh

Current vacancies

Nature Rehabilitation Ranger

  • Part time
  • £30,229 – £37,664 pro-rata
  • Astley Ainslie Hospital with regular travel across Lothian to hospital sites
  • Closing 15th March 2024

We are seeking an experienced ranger to unlock the health benefits of our estate and lead our practical conservation work.

NHS Lothian Charity’s award-winning green health programme is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of NHS patients, staff and communities and tackling the challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss. Through our programmes and partnerships, we deliver green health activity and enhancements across the NHS Lothian estate.

We are looking for a practically capable, highly organised, and motivated individual to support NHS Lothian to unlock the potential of its estate at the Astley Ainslie hospital and the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Working in partnership with NHS teams, volunteers, and the local community you will deliver greenspace enhancements and activities to benefit the health of patients, visitors, and staff.

To be considered for this role you must have significant experience of developing and delivering land management and nature-based health activity.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Ian MacKenzie on 07971 536747.

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NHS Lothian Board Member Appointments

  • Management Board
  • Sessional
  • Scotland
  • Closing 20th November 2023

Would you like to make a difference to the NHS in your local community?

NHS Lothian is looking for three new members to join its Board. These are challenging, rewarding and worthwhile opportunities that will take up around 8 hours a week for which you will be paid £9,030 a year. We want to hear from people from a range of backgrounds who can bring a significant breadth and depth of general skills and experience that enable them to make an immediate contribution to the work of the Board. For one of the roles, we are specifically seeking someone with finance, audit, and risk experience.

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Planned Giving Fundraising Officer

  • Part time
  • £37,831 – £46,100 pro-rata
  • NHS Lothian Charity, Waverley Gate, Edinburgh (flexible)
  • Closing 12th October 2023

About NHS Lothian Charity

We work in partnership with NHS Lothian and other health-related organisations. Together we enhance the experience of patients, families, carers and staff across Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian, and West Lothian. Through the generous donations of our supporters, we help to save lives, improve the quality of life, support education, innovation, and research.

About the role and you

Are you passionate about supporting people to be a force for good through their charitable giving? Are you a creative and caring communicator, who will put the needs of the donor at the heart of everything you do? If so, you could help your local NHS Charity achieve its ambition to deliver outstanding care

throughout the full healthcare journey to more local families.

If you are a fundraiser who excels at building trusting relationships and can adapt your style to suit your audience, this could be the next step in your fundraising career. If you’re up for the challenge of building on your skills to become knowledgeable in the principles of individual giving, legacy, and in-memory

fundraising, we’d love to hear from you.

In return for your expertise, you’ll become part a high performing team and benefit from a trusting and supportive working culture.

The Planned Giving Fundraising Officer (maternity cover) will work closely alongside the Planned Giving Manager to design and deliver a strategy for this area of fundraising. With the support of the Planned Giving Manager, this role will create and implement marketing plans for a lottery product, regular giving, and plans that link inmemory gifts to legacy fundraising and stewardship. The successful candidate will support the Planned Giving Manager to design and deliver a programme of appeals and campaigns to achieve growth from all our audience segments. Using a mix of fundraising channels, you will use your warm communication skills to build and retain relationships with individuals, regular donors, legators, and in-memory donors, to ensure the long-term success of the programme.

This is an exciting time to join the team as we’re investing in developing this key area of fundraising for the charity. This is a maternity cover position within our recently established engagement team. The role will benefit from the support of an experienced team but will also provide ample opportunity for creative thinking and generating new ideas. You will be excited about the opportunity that gives to apply your experience, knowledge, and transferrable skills.

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Evaluation Manager

  • Part time
  • £37,831 – £46,100 pro-rata
  • Waverley Gate/Home working with regular travel across Lothian to hospital sites
  • Closing 18th June 2023

Employer (NHS Board): NHS Lothian

Department: Programmes Team

Job reference: 149941

The post holder will lead the monitoring and evaluation of NHS Lothian Charity’s programmes, grants and activities ensuring insights identify impact and drive improvement. Key responsibilities are the development of an evaluation framework, creation of evaluation tools, data gathering, collation, analysis and report writing.

To be considered for this role you must have significant experience of evaluating the impact of projects and grants on both a large and small scale.

Informal enquiries maybe directed to Jane Greenacre 07929822649

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Peer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,709 – £23,603
  • Woodlands House, Astley Ainslie Hospital
  • Closing 31st December 2022

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Responsible for delivering Peer Support Bridging Project Aims & Objectives, supporting increased access to residential rehabilitation treatment across the target population.

Facilitate patient engagement with those in recovery working in accordance with the key recovery principles of personal responsibility, education, self-advocacy and support.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the vacancy early once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.

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Top job! Voluntary Service Manager (Youth Volunteering)

  • Full time
  • £33,072 – £40,736
  • Comely Bank Centre with travel across Lothian
  • Closing 23rd October 2022

The post holder will lead the recruitment of young volunteers to demand led roles across NHS Lothian. There will be a focus on widening access and encouraging young people who may not ordinarily consider volunteering. Key responsibilities are promotion of opportunities, selection, training and support of volunteers, monitoring, evaluating and reporting.

To be considered for this role you must have experience of working with and managing volunteers.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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Voluntary Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,072 – £40,736
  • Various with travel across Edinburgh/Lothian
  • Closing 21st April 2022

You will be responsible for the day to day efficient and effective operational management of the service. Key responsibilities are to identify where volunteers can add value, lead demand led recruitment, train, manage and support volunteers including those making offering irregular support.

To be considered for this role you will be educated to Degree Level and must have experience of working with and managing volunteers.

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Top job! Head of Volunteering

  • Full time
  • £40,872 – £47,846
  • Various with travel across Edinburgh/Lothian
  • Closing 28th April 2022

You will provide strategic and operational leadership as the NHS Lothian implements an ambitious strategy to increase and improve volunteering across acute and community locations. Key responsibilities include line management, leading a programme of quality improvement and internal and external communication.

To be considered for this role you will be educated to Degree Level and must have experience of managing a team, implementing change and managing volunteers.

For further information regarding this role please contact

Jane Greenacre, Head of Volunteering 07779565699.

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Project Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,709 – £25,982 pro-rata
  • Fairfield House/Home Working
  • Closing 8th December 2021

Key responsibilities are to support the operational management of volunteer led services including assessment of referrals, liaison with and support of both services users and volunteers.

To be considered for this role you must have experience of supporting service users and knowledge of volunteering issues.

For further information regarding this role please contact

Jane Greenacre, Head of Volunteering 07779565699

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Voluntary Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,072 – £40,736
  • Fairfield House/Home Working
  • Closing 14th November 2021

Key responsibilities are to identify where volunteers can add value, lead demand led recruitment, train and manage volunteers to support positive health outcomes for local people. Be responsible for the day to day efficient and effective operational management of volunteer led services.

To be considered for this role you must have experience of managing volunteers and supporting service users.

For further information regarding this role please contact

Jane Greenacre, Head of Volunteering 07779565699

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Link Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,709 – £25,982
  • Edinburgh HSCP
  • Closing 18th October 2021

Edinburgh HSCP – Macmillan Improving the Cancer Journey Link Worker

· Do you want to work with people affected by cancer in Edinburgh as part of a new service for the Lothians?

· Can you listen well and work with people to find out ‘what matters to them?’

· Are you a self-starter, motivated and compassionate?

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a team within Edinburgh HSCP to support people affected by cancer. Educated to SCVQ7/8 level with strong interpersonal skills and a belief in the strengths and resilience inherent in people and communities, you will, along with the ICJ Project Team deliver a person-centred service as part of the Pan-Lothian ICJ Programme.

The role is offered as a 4-year fixed term appointment and offers a unique opportunity to work with a range of partners across health and social care, local authority, third sector and users and carers.

Your role:

The ICJ Link Worker will help to promote self-management and address people’s holistic needs during and after cancer treatment and work across organisational boundaries with partners to ensure the best possible outcomes for people affected by cancer.

Please note, we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and once a sufficient amount of applications are received we will close the post, this will happen at 12 noon on the day we reach the required amount of applications. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

Whilst these posts are based within Edinburgh HSCP, due to COVID-19, a substantial period of flexible home working will be required.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sandra Bagnall, ICJ Programme Manager on 07970 702 656.

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Voluntary Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,072 – £40,736
  • Royal Infirmary Edinburgh Or Royal Hospital for Children and Young People & Midlothian Community Hospital
  • Closing 16th July 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two new Voluntary Service Manager Posts.

Key responsibilities are to identify where volunteers can add value, lead demand led recruitment, train and manage volunteers supporting patients and visitors. Be responsible for the day to day

efficient and effective operational management of the service. Promote volunteering and support the implementation of ‘Volunteering Well’ NHS Lothian Volunteer Strategy 2018-23 to

ensure voluntary roles deliver high impact services which make a measurable difference to individuals, their families and staff.

To be considered for this role you will be educated to Degree Level and must have experience of working with and managing volunteers.

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Link Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,709 – £25,982
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th June 2021

“Macmillan Improving the Cancer Journey (ICJ) - a chance to join a team to deliver a new service for

Edinburgh offering emotional and practical person-centred support for people affected by cancer.”

Edinburgh HSCP – Macmillan Improving the Cancer Journey Link Workers.

  • Do you want to work with people affected by cancer in Edinburgh as part of a new service for the Lothians?
  • Can you listen well and work with people to find out ‘what matters to them?’
  • Are you a self-starter, motivated and compassionate?

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a team within Edinburgh HSCP to support people affected by cancer. Educated to SCVQ7/8 level with strong interpersonal skills and a belief in the strengths and resilience inherent in people and communities, you will, along with the ICJ Project Team deliver a person-centred service as part of the Pan-Lothian ICJ Programme.

The role is offered as a four year fixed term appointment and offers a unique opportunity to work with a range of partners across health and social care, local authority, third sector and users and carers.

Whilst these posts are based within Edinburgh HSCP, due to COVID-19, a substantial period of flexible home working will be required.

Your role:

The ICJ Link Worker will help to promote self-management and address people’s holistic needs during and after cancer treatment and work across organisational boundaries with partners to ensure the best possible outcomes for people affected by cancer.

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