Serco has announced that it will be recruiting for up to 20 new roles in preparation for the opening of the new District General Hospital for Dumfries and Galloway in December 2017.
The company hopes to fill these positions with people from within the local community.
Construction work is now well underway to create a modern, fit-for-purpose healthcare facility at the Garroch roundabout site, off the Dumfries by-pass.
Serco will provide an Estates Management Service and associated Helpdesk, as well as an Energy Management Service at the new hospital under a 25-year contract with NHS Dumfries and Galloway.
The company will be looking to recruit a range of technicians from key trades with the majority of vacancies being advertised early in the New Year.
Those interested in applying should visit www.dgtap.co.uk for further information.
Serco will also, be launching an apprenticeship programme to provide younger people with employment opportunities.