Job reference: 177985
Salary: Band 5 (£30,229 - £37,664)
Job closing date: 15/03/2024
Job Type: Administrative Services
Location: Astley Ainslie Hospital
Employment type: Fixed-term
Hours Per Week: 30
Job posted date: 07/02/2024
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Lothian
Department: NHS Lothian Charity

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NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 

Please note: As this post is part-time the salary will be pro-rata.


Location: Astley Ainslie Hospital with regular travel across Lothian to hospital sites

We are seeking an experienced ranger to unlock the health benefits of our estate and lead our practical conservation work.

NHS Lothian Charity’s award winning green health programme is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of NHS patients, staff and communities and tackling the challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss. Through our programmes and partnerships we deliver green health activity and enhancements across the NHS Lothian estate. 

We are looking for a practically capable, highly organised and motivated individual to support NHS Lothian to unlock the potential of its estate at the Astley Ainslie hospital and the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Working in partnership with NHS teams, volunteers and the local community you will deliver greenspace enhancements and activities to benefit the health of patients, visitors and staff.

To be considered for this role you must have significant experience of developing and delivering land management and nature-based health activity.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Ian MacKenzie on 07971536747.

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