Programme Support Officer
The Specialist and Screening Directorate plans, funds and co-ordinates national specialist and screening services on behalf of NHS Boards and the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates. It facilitates service change across NHS Scotland to ensure consistent, equitable provision of high quality, safe, effective, person centred services to meet the needs of the population of Scotland. We are seeking a Programme Support Officer based in Edinburgh. This is a permanent post.
The post assists with the national commissioning and co-ordination of screening programmes and specialist services by providing programme support to ensure that high quality and effective services are provided throughout NHS Scotland. The Programme Support Officer is a key member of the team and the ideal candidate will have a proven track record of supporting projects and programmes. A highly motivated individual who has excellent organisational, IT and communication skills, is able to work to deadlines and prioritise a busy workload. The post-holder will be required to provide a high level of support to the NSD Programme Manager, internal and external groups and NHS Scotland health professionals. Frequent travel throughout Scotland is also required. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.
Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.
For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Mel Miller, Programme Manager on Tel.
Further information on NSS is available from:
Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 29th May 2018.
Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).
NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies