Careers @NDS / Play your part in making things that touch the lives of everyone in Scotland

Current Vacancies

Join a growing team

NDS is a fast-growing team within NHS Education for Scotland, building new digital systems & products enabling clinicians and care workers to improve the lives of the people of Scotland.

Applying a start-up mindset, we deliver quickly, enabling continual improvement in services that will be available to millions. Our team includes a rich mix of talent from both clinical, public sector and tech companies like Skyscanner, Travelnest and Aridhia.

As part of NHS Scotland we benefit from opportunities to work with a wide range of partners excited by the potential of technology to improve health and social care – including health and care professionals and patients. Their feedback and perspective is invaluable - informing and helping ensure we build services meeting their needs.


Our impact on health and care

For the first time, NDS is building a single trusted and secure platform for clinical data, which NHS Scotland will own and control, providing countless opportunities to support carers & clinicians to deliver better care // empower citizens by enabling them to be more active in understanding and managing their care // increase the range of health and care products available in Scotland // strengthen the quality and range of medical research

Our values

In recent surveys colleagues describe NDS as innovative, fun, caring and work which provides truly rewarding challenges and benefits. We especially value collaboration (helping each other, encouraging feedback and regarding everyone as equal), impact (making a real difference in our teams and on people's lives), scale, learning and great life-work balance and flexible working practices.



All employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including// life-work balance - with opportunities for flexible working and remote working // a generous NHS pension scheme // incremental progression through the salary band, plus annual NHS salary scale review // annual Leave – 27 Days increasing in line with service plus 8 days public holiday // extensive NHS Discounts currently including holidays, utilities, financial services, health, fitness & beauty, pet care and even weddings!


An exciting time to join NDS

Our work is full of all sorts of different opportunities for all sorts of different people. As a team we have a wide range of backgrounds and experiences and so we do invite you to look at our current opportunities if this is the kind of team you'd be interested in joining. Because when it comes to the context of our work we believe there are few more attractive challenges than making a step change in how health and care technology is designed, developed and experienced in Scotland.