Careers in Health & Social Care

Are you thinking about a career in Health & Social Care?

Capital City Partnership works with the Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership (EHSCP) to support people into roles within the City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian.
The Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership(this will open in a new window) is responsible for delivering community-based health and social care services for adults in Edinburgh, which includes:
  • Care Homes
  • Care at Home
  • Disability Services
  • Reablement (short-term care to support a person's transition from hospital).
Capital City Partnership can help support with:
  • Job Matching
  • Updating your CV
  • Job applications
  • Careers Guidance
  • Interview preparation
  • Training opportunities
  • In-work support,

You can contact our Recruitment Coordinators at or text HEALTHCARE to 82228

Current Vacancies

There is a role to suit everyone within Health & Social Care, whether in a care-focused position, business support, catering or facilities.

Vacancies at the City of Edinburgh Council(this will open in a new window)

Vacancies at NHS Lothian(this will open in a new window)

If there are no roles currently advertised that match what you're looking for, you can contact us by emailing or text HEALTHCARE to 82228

Training Opportunities

Our Vocational Training Framework (VTF) offers free sector-specific training with recognised certificates and qualifications.

The Health & Social Care course runs for 2 weeks and covers:

  • Person Centred Care
  • Infection Control
  • Adults Safeguarding
  • Moving and Handling
  • Administering Medication
  • First Aid
  • Dementia and Challenging Behaviour

Our course also offers tailored support to all learners

  • Guided job-searching and matching
  • One-to-one employment and careers advice
  • Interview skills training
  • And most importantly.... an interview with recruiting employers.
Health & Social Care course details

To note your interest, find out more and add your name to the waiting list, email the team at

Community Recruitment Fairs & Events

If you would like to meet with the team and the hiring managers from across the Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership to find out more about the services, vacancies and opportunities, then we would love to see you at one of our many community recruitment fairs and events across the city.

  • Find out about jobs and opportunities in your local community
  • Meet directly with hiring managers to get insight into the roles and services
  • Access support to update your CV, job applications, careers guidance and training
  • Link into other health & well-being support and activities available in the local area
Upcoming Events

Health & Social Care Employability Event

Date: Wednesday 24th January

Time: 10:00 – 13:00  

Location: Tynecastle Stadium - Gorgie Suite, Mcleod Street, Edinburgh, EH11 2NL

Recruitment Event - to meet with hiring managers across Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership.

We will have representatives from NHS Lothian and the City of Edinburgh Council, departments including: Edinburgh Council – Care Homes, Home Care and Reablement, Disability Services and Telecare Services. NHS Lothian – Facilities, Clinical, Labs, Modern Apprenticeships (16-24-year-olds) and Pharmacy.

Roles include:

Edinburgh Council: Social Care Assistants, Social Care Workers, Support Workers, Domestic Assistants, Catering Assistants, Cooks

NHS Lothian: Healthcare Support Workers, Lab/Biomedical Assistants, Pharmacy Support Workers, Domestic Assistants, Catering Assistants, Porters, Sterile Services Technicians, Modern Apprenticeships across different departments etc

You must book a slot for this event: 

Health & Social Care Employability Event Tickets, Edinburgh | Eventbrite(this will open in a new window)

There are 3 available slots, either: 10:00-11:00, 11:00-12:00, 12:00-13:00

Any questions, email:

Contact Us

Our specialist Recruitment Coordinators can help you find the right role, advise on training opportunities and support you with updating your CV, job applications and interview preparation.

Text HEALTHCARE to 82228

Useful Links

Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) (this will open in a new window)

Scottish Government - Adult Social Care (this will open in a new window)

Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership (EHSCP) (this will open in a new window)

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