This post is a fixed term contract/ secondment until April 2021
NSS as a Non Departmental Public Body (NDPB) provides a diverse range of Strategic Business Units and Support functions for the NHS in Scotland. Processing and Payment of £2 billion in primary care payments on behalf of NHS Boards. NSS employs over 3000 staff (comprising medical, nursing, technical, scientific, management and administration staff, located at 17 sites across Scotland and associated revenue costs of over £500 million)
This 6 month fixed term post to April 2021 is within the NSS HR team for an experienced Organisational Development and Learning Advisor who will be responsible for delivering a range of L&D services, currently the priorities are an organisation wide training needs analysis and skills assessment, other programmes in the NSS workforce plans and support for the Contact Tracing service in partnership with Public Health Scotland.
All members of the team are currently use Microsoft Teams for communication, collaboration and delivery of events. The post holder will require strong interpersonal skills, with demonstrable expertise in learning and development, digital learning including delivering events in Microsoft Teams or equivalent, combined with a supportive and collaborative style. The person must have the necessary credibility to secure confidence of colleagues in NSS in the wider teams in the business in order to effectively deliver a professional service which adds value to NSS and supports the delivery of the NSS Workforce plans.
Any candidate who have lived/worked overseas for more than 12 months in the preceding 5 years 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 fixed term position, please contact Lynn Cowan on
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Closing date for completed applications will be Thursday 5th November 2020
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