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NHS Education for Scotland

A skilled and sustainable workforce for a healthier Scotland

Applications invited to join our Board

Applications invited to join our Board

Applications invited to join our Board

Update: The Chair David Garbutt will run an informal Teams session 8 February 6 to 7pm for anyone interested in applying for the non-executive director vacancies on the Board.

NES non-executive directors Douglas Hutchens and Anne Currie will also participate.

Find out more about the vacancies from David Garbutt in the video below.


Do you have an interest in public service? Are you committed to the NHS and social care in Scotland?

care at home

We are looking for four non-executive members to join our Board. You will play an important  role in supporting the provision of the high-quality education, training and lifelong learning of NHS and social care staff, which is vital to providing excellent health and care services.

We invite applications from people with a diverse range of skills, backgrounds and knowledge. If appointed, you will receive training and support to develop and enhance the skills required.

Non executive members advert

What is involved

As a member of the Board, in addition to the right skills, knowledge and experience for the role, you should also be able to demonstrate behaviours aligned to the NHS Scotland values:

  • care and compassion
  • dignity and respect
  • openness, honesty and responsibility; and,
  • quality and teamwork

Virtual consultation

Find out more

If you would like to find out more about the role, you are welcome to contact the Chair, David Garbutt, by calling Della Thomas, Board Secretary, on 07580 996607 or by emailing

To apply

For full details of the role, the applicant pack and application form - visit Public Appointments for Scotland.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 13 February.


February, 03 2023