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Donor Centre Administrator

Job Reference: 918-AX2537

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
£16,968 to £19,852 pa

Our work is vitally important to the NHS. We collect thousands of blood donations every day in order to provide a constant supply to hospitals. Alongside this we also manage the Organ Donor Register and British Bone Marrow Registry. Each year, our work enables many people’s lives to be saved or dramatically improved by an organ or cornea transplant. We retrieve and store other tissue, like skin and bone, ready for use in life-saving and life-improving situations, and also manufacture and provide plasma products such as clotting agents.

Would you like to use your communication skills where they will make a real difference to the lives of thousands of people every year? Then come and provide the vital back-up we need behind the scenes here at NHS Blood and Transplant.

You will recruit, maintain and manage donors to maximise donor loyalty and provide a comprehensive administration service. Your varied tasks will range from organising the unit diary, updating and maintaining records, liaising with contractors, managing staff training and ordering new equipment and consumables. The role will involve contact with a wide range of health professionals and other agencies as well as regular telephone contact, and face to face contact, with members of the public whilst running a busy Reception desk.

To join the team, you’ll need experience of managing a busy office in a service or people-focused environment, maintaining electronic and paper-based records and processing documentation. All round administration skills will be supported by RSA Level 2/3 Typing or equivalent and a good grasp of Microsoft Office, Spreadsheets and Databases. With excellent organisational and prioritising skills, you should be a relationship-builder with a positive, flexible approach to your work.

Please be aware that a disclosure certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be requested in the event of a successful application for this role, however we would like to state that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining employment within the organisation.

This advert will close at 23:59pm on 21st March 2018.

The interview date for this vacancy will be week commencing 2nd April 2018.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

Three small words, one big difference - Caring, Expert and Quality.

Together we'll save and improve more lives than ever

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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