Welcome


Welcome to NHS Orkney’s online recruitment site where you can view all of our exciting opportunities, apply online, register for vacancy alerts and track your activity.

Wherever possible we would like applications to be made online however if this is not possible we will accept hand written applications. For further details on applying this way contact the recruitment team on 01856 888186 or email ork-hb.recruitment@nhs.net.

All posts at NHS Orkney are subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK, occupational health clearance, references and a PVG Scheme Record or Disclosure Scotland check. All posts that do not require a registration will have a requirement to work towards the Health Care Support Worker Code of Conduct.

Band 5 and above posts may be eligible for a relocation package, please contact us to find out.


Orkney is truly a wonderful place to live and voted one of the happiest places place to live in the UK. With spectacular natural surroundings, unique wildlife and a rich culture it is not hard to understand why. To find out more about living and working in Orkney go to www.orkney.com or www.visitorkney.com


Please take your time to look through our vacancies and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.

External candidates



Current Employees

If you ARE currently employed by NHS Orkney and have a current NHS Orkney Pay Number, please click below to view and apply for both our internal and external vacancies.