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Jobs in Orkney

Orkney regularly has a wide range of job vacancies, from public sector positions to seasonal staff needed in the tourism sector.

Local vacancies are advertised at The Orcadian online. The Orkney Employment Consultancy also offers the chance to search for a wide range of local jobs and to upload your CV for potential recruiters.

You can search for other local jobs with My Job Scotland, which carries all Orkney Islands Council vacancies, and with NHS Orkney for health related posts. You could also take a look at the Jobsearch site.

You can get an idea of the range of companies based here by looking at our Business Directory.

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Orkney Islands Council/NHS Orkney - Chief Officer, Integrated Joint Board for Health and Social Care

Orkney Islands Council and NHS Orkney are looking for an exceptional individual who can work with a range of stakeholders to provide a single point of overall strategic leadership for the Integrated Joint Board (IJB) and help shape the further integration and improvement of health and social care services within Orkney.

Reporting to the Chief Executives of Orkney Islands Council and NHS Orkney, the postholder will require strong leadership skills and an ability to work closely with communities and partners, in order to deliver this change agenda.

As Chief Officer of the IJB you will be expected to take a leading role in delivering best outcomes for patients, people who use services, and carers within Orkney, and to design and communicate a coherent vision, set of values, and culture to underpin the delivery of integrated services.

As an experienced senior manager, you will be educated to degree level, with a relevant professional background, and will possess substantial leadership experience in a multi-disciplinary public, private or third sector organisation, and be able to demonstrate continuous improvement and achievements.

Interviews are expected to take place on 19 and 20 March 2018. For an informal discussion about the requirements of the post, you can contact the current postholder, Caroline Sinclair, Tel: 01856 873535. Equally if you would like to know more you may contact either Chief Executive; NHS Orkney, Gerry O’Brien, Tel: 888000; or Orkney Islands Council, Alistair Buchan, Tel: 01856 873535

Closing date for applications is Sunday, 25 February 2018. Find out more about this role via the MyJobScotland website.


Kyloe - various roles

Kyloe is a software company based in the centre of Kirkwall, with hubs located across the UK and US. The business has clients worldwide and has a number of roles available in Orkney due to increased international growth.

The company is looking for:

Software Sales Executive, Software Developer, Junior Software Developer, Systems Administrator and Database and Software Programmer.

If you are interested, or keen to find out more, get in touch with Stewart at: Stewart.morgan@kyloepartners.com or on 07795 177610. You can also visit the office at Atholl House, 48 Albert Street, Kirkwall. Find out more about Kyloe via the official website.


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