Principal Engineer
Band – 8B
Salary Scale - £49,242 - £60,563
Hours – 37.5
Location – Meridian Court
Post Reference – IRC6042

Health Facilities Scotland (HFS) plays a key national role in the development and publication of national operational policy, standards, strategy and technical guidance for NHS Scotland in relation to non-clinical professional healthcare subjects including Facilities Management, Architecture, Building, Science and Engineering, Planning, Environment, Estates, Construction Procurement and allied technical topics including the promotion of new initiatives in the field of healthcare property and facilities management.

We now need a Principal Engineer to provide technical and managerial advice on a range of Healthcare Engineering issues to NHS Scotland bodies and others as required and represent NHS Scotland in dealings with other organisations.

You will manage and contribute to the development and dissemination of Engineering guidance, including Scottish Health Technical Memoranda, to NHS Scotland through forums, workshops and seminars. You will have a high level of understanding of Engineering systems legislation and extensive experience of managing projects.

You will also have excellent interpersonal skills, oral & written communication skills and well-developed organisational abilities. A full driving licence is also essential.

The successful candidate(s) will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure/Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency

Our benefits package includes a pension scheme, a comprehensive range of work-life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

HFS reserves the right to appoint or not for one or both of these posts at its discretion.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Ian Storrar on Tel: 0141 207 1613

Further information on NSS is available from

Closing date for completed applications is 14th October 2019.

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”.