NHS Volunteering

Applications for people to volunteer have now reopened for NHS Lothian. All people need to do to get an application pack is email volunteer.enquiries@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

Kirsten Law
Youth and EHSCP Voluntary Service Manager
NHS Lothian

Live events for pupils interested in medicine

1) Tuesday 29 September. 7-9pm.
“How to get into Medical School”. Live online lecture evening with information on Life in Medicine, Life at Medical School and Application and Interview Advice.
Open to anyone interested whether they have previously attended work experience or a formal medical school application advice event or not.
More information and Registration at:

2) Thursday 1 October. 7-9pm.
“Meet the Medics”. Live event allowing small group discussions with current doctors and medical students from around Scotland to gain an insight into the career.
Open to anyone about to apply for medical school this October who has not previously attended a work experience placement or a formal medical school application advice event (such as Get Ready for Medicine, Medic Insight or the REACH lecture week.)
More information and Registration at:

We are now live and ready for registration so feel free to disseminate this.

These events are being run as a collaboration between Medicine Outreach Glasgow Widening Access Initiative (MOGWAI), Medic Insight Glasgow, Glasgow University Bridging Education Society (GUBES), Dundee Widening Access to Medicine Student Society and the charity You Can be a Doctor.

Computershare upcoming vacancies

I work with Computershare, based in a recently £28m refurb office space in Edinburgh city centre, just off St Andrews Square. Top floor has awesome 360 degree views of the city, and a gym in the basement. It’s right next to the bus station, and 5 mins from Waverly Station.

Computershare is on a hiring drive; I’ve attached a list of current roles, this is likely to expand over the next few months. Might be a great opportunity for anyone you know facing or has been made redundant.

2 x Principal Operations Analyst
2 x IT Helpdesk Analyst roles (24 x 7 shift pattern)
1 x Service Delivery Quality Management role
17 x System Operations (24 x 7 shift pattern)
1 x Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager
1 x Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
1 x Cyber Security Engineer
1 x Senior Application Tester
2 x Application Tester
1 x Junior Application Tester
3 x BI Developer
2 x Automation Engineer
2 x DevOps Engineer
1 x .Net Developer
1 x Project Manager
4 x Junior Application Developer
3 x Mobile App Developer
1 x Senior UI Developer
2 x UI Developer
2 x Junior UI Developer
1 x Scrum Master
1 x BI/.Net Developer
1 x Senior Developer
1 x Application Development Manager
1 x Application Development Team Lead
2 x Test Analyst QA
2 x Application Support Analyst

“I hope this information is of use and that you will be able to share this with your colleagues across Scotland to help raise awareness of these available and upcoming roles in areas that have been impacted by Covid. We are interviewing and hiring although the office is closed, using Microsoft Teams or Skype video calls and have developed a remote onboarding process and distribution of laptops and remote access services so that new hires can start work despite not being able to attend the office”.

There’s more information here: https://www.computershare.com/uk/individuals/im-interested-in-a-career-at-computershare/join-our-team

Careers information and advice