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NHS National Services Scotland

We offer rewarding careers to people who are passionate about helping improve people’s health. From doctors to delivery drivers, statisticians to programme managers, our organisation is unique in the range of roles and opportunities we can offer to job seekers of all backgrounds.Young people and apprentices

We provide Modern Apprenticeships for young people to get paid to learn on the job, get practical experience and work towards an industry-recognised qualification.
Why work with us?

When you work with NSS, you’ll get the opportunity to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Scotland. And you’ll get an excellent benefits package with training and support to expand your skills and progress your career.

Business Services Organisation (BSO)

The Business Services Organisation (BSO) has a unique position in the health and social care sector in Northern Ireland. The organisation provides support to all constituent organisations ranging from transactional administrative support to professional value adding services.

The BSO provides an opportunity for non clinical staff to work in health and social care and to make a real and meaningful contribution to the task of improving the health and well being of staff. Our employees can have contact with members of the general public or work with professional staff in helping them in their task of caring for our family, friends and the Northern Ireland community in general.
The career opportunities range from important administrative support tasks to providing professional procurement, financial and legal services to colleague professionals in other parts of the health and social care organisations. In addition, we have available leading edge facilities in respect of family friendly and flexible working arrangements and personal development opportunities. Our employees also have access to the Health and Social Care Pension scheme the benefits of which actuaries have evaluated as being equivalent to approximately 20% of salary.

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership (NWSSP) is a pan-Wales organisation, supporting health boards and trusts throughout Wales through the provision of a comprehensive range of high quality, customer focused support functions and services. The aim of NWSSP is to support NHS Wales by creating a dedicated shared services organisation with a distinct identity, which:

  • Shares common operating standards in line with best practice.
  • Has sufficient scale to optimise economies of scale and purchasing power and improving quality.
  • Has an excellent customer care ethos and focus on service quality.
As the organisation provides services across Wales, in a variety of professional and transactional Services there is a huge selection of opportunities to choose from.

Find out more about our services & Current Vacancies

Crown Commercial Service.

CCS plays an important role helping the UK public sector save money when buying common goods and services. We are the biggest public procurement organisation in the UK. We use our commercial expertise to help buyers in central government and across the public and third sectors to purchase everything from locum doctors and laptops to police cars and electricity.

The collective purchasing power of our customers, plus our procurement knowledge, means we can get the best commercial deals in the interests of taxpayers.

Why buy through CCS. CCS helps thousands of public and third sector buyers in the UK with billions of pounds of spending each year. We have a wide range of commercial agreements to help you buy what you need, when you need, saving you time and money. CCS commercial agreements use competition among suppliers to increase quality and value. In 2019/20 we helped more than 18,000 customers achieve commercial benefits totalling over £1 billion of public money by using our agreements.

Careers for graduates. Graduates can join us through the Civil Service Fast Stream
Our first graduates on the new Commercial Fast Stream started in September 2015.

Apprenticeship opportunities. We offer business and administration apprenticeships and we will introduce a new commercial apprenticeship from September 2015.

Visit our Recruitment portal

London Procurement Partnership (LPP)

NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP) is one of four national procurement hubs serving the health community in London and surrounding areas. Our members extend across the acute, community and mental health sectors, as well as primary care and clinical commissioning.

Our purpose
We are uniquely owned collectively by all our members, as opposed to one organisation. This affords our members the benefit of equal status and input into our vision, structure, products and services through a series of membership forums and the governance of a member-led Steering Board.

As a trusted advisor, we align priorities with national and regional agendas, including the NHS Long Term Plan, the Procurement Target Operating Model and the Integrated Care Systems. We collaborate with our members to provide local, regional and pan-London opportunities that bring rewards in sharing of good practice, leveraging common needs and spending power and working together towards shared aims, all of which develops relationships, knowledge, and ultimately supports the whole health system and economy.LPP advertises its vacancies through our their host organisation Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. LPP is hosted by, but independent of, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

To search for any current vacancies, please visit the Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust recruitment website . LPP is hosted by, but independent of, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

Current Vacancies

NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative

Established in 2007, and wholly owned by the NHS, NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) provides collaborative and bespoke procurement solutions to the NHS and other public sector organisations. Through category expertise and harnessing our collective buying power we deliver comprehensive, compliant and innovative procurement solutions which save the NHS money.

Our award-winning procurements include ready to access framework agreements, bespoke project support and free to access agreements. You can view more of our procurement products under Our Services.


NOE CPC use systems, processes and people to ensure efficient, innovative and robust procurement and to provide operational and quality assurance. By sharing our technical expertise we support you to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your own e-commerce activities. We do this by:

  • Delivering effective systems to capture data to inform category specialism and procurement
  • Help members improve data quality and make better use of eProcurement such as PPIB
  • New, improved and easy to access catalogue data provision for NOE CPC frameworks
  • Bespoke managed catalogue support options available for your local catalogue activity
  • Assisting members with data maturity – supporting you in improving your own procurement data and processes, and assisting you in enriching and enhancing the data you submit to PPIB
  • Opportunity analysis – product and price comparisons to identify opportunities for customers to switch and save by adopting NOE CPC frameworks, using the experience we have with benchmarking, PPIB data, spend analytics and technology.

Current Vacancies

NHS Shared Business Services

Established by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) in a unique partnership with digital experts Sopra Steria, we deliver modern corporate services to the NHS, which improve efficiency and quality, save time and money, and support world-class patient care.

Since being formed in 2005 we have grown to become one of the largest and most successful shared service providers in the world and are internationally-renowned in our field.

Today we provide a mix of Finance & Accounting (F&A), Procurement, Employment Services (ES) and Innovation & Technology Services (ITS) to more than 250 NHS organisations across the country. This includes 111 NHS providers and arm’s length bodies, and every NHS commissioning organisation in England. It means that, in total, we deliver at least one corporate service to around two thirds of all NHS provider trusts and commissioners.

Current Vacancies

NHS Supply Chain

NHS Supply Chain manages the sourcing, delivery and supply of healthcare products, services and food for NHS trusts and healthcare organisations across England and Wales.

Managing more than 4.5 million orders per year, across 94,000 order points, 17,465 locations and delivering 25 million lines of picked goods to the NHS. NHS Supply Chain system consolidates orders from over 800 suppliers, saving trusts time and money and removing duplication of overlapping contracts.

The new NHS Supply Chain was designed to help the NHS deliver clinically assured, quality products at the best value, through a range of specialist buying functions. Its aim is to leverage the buying power of the NHS to negotiate the best deals from suppliers and deliver savings of £2.4 billion back into NHS frontline services by the end of the financial year 2022/23.

The new model consists of eleven specialist buying functions, known as Category Towers, delivering clinical consumables, capital medical equipment and non-medical products such as food and office solutions. Three enabling services for logistics, supporting technology and transactional services underpin the model.

Career Opportunities

HealthTrust Europe

As a cutting edge, award winning, group purchasing organisation we’re always looking for enthusiastic, pro-active and driven people to be part of our growing team. Our values are at the heart of everything we do. They are the cornerstone of how we behave, how we work with colleagues and how we treat our customers and are incorporated into how we manage and reward our people.

Whether it’s our constant quest for best practice, our search for new, innovative solutions or our ability to really listen to what the customer wants, working at HealthTrust Europe means you’ll be able to take pride in your work and be part of a team that is taking the company into a new and exciting era. As a valued member of our team you’ll have access to an amazing benefits package. We also know that each individual is different so we offer additional flexible benefits to suit you and your lifestyle, whether that’s high street discounts, dental insurance, gym membership or childcare vouchers.

We’re also committed to your professional and educational development and can provide funding and study leave if you wish to undertake further training.

If you are interested in working for HealthTrust Europe please email

Interested in working for HealthTrust Europe?