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Apheresis Nurse

Job Reference: 918-NX4314

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Therapeutic Apheresis Services
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

Are you a registered nurse with a current nursing & midwifery (NMC) registration?


Do you have excellent communication skills, initiative and thrive in a small team environment?


If you answered yes to the above, then this career could be for you!


NHS Blood & Transplant (NHSBT) - Therapeutic Apheresis Services (TAS) is a National team that we are really proud of, we perform inspiring work on a daily basis, so we need you to help us maintain our incredibly high standards. This is your opportunity to hone your clinical skills as an Apheresis Nurse whilst being involved in our cutting-edge work to improve patient outcomes and save lives.


The services we provide are an area of clinical development and have a vital role in modern healthcare and provide a service to NHS Trusts TAS provide lifesaving and life enhancing treatments to both adults and children using constantly evolving technology, equipment and techniques to deliver expert treatments to patients.


TAS provide specialist patient treatments from eight units based within NHS Trusts across England. Selected units are collection sites for the exciting new and developing CAR-T Therapy for blood cancer patients and also collaborates with all 3 UK based donor stem cell registries, Anthony Nolan, British Bone Marrow Registry (BBMR) and DKMS.


NHSBT TAS is the UK’s largest NHS service provider for donor registries outside of London. It is our ambition to become the NHS preferred provider of high quality, cost effective therapeutic apheresis services. As a service we are unique, highly expertise and deliver exemplary high standards of care.


TAS delivers a portfolio of treatments which include:


Automated Red Cell Exchange

Therapeutic Plasma Exchange

Stem Cell Harvest

Extracorporeal Photopheresis

Lymphocyte Collection

White Cell Depletion

Platelet Depletion

Low Density Lipid Removal


The Apheresis Nurse role involves working as part of a specialised team to deliver lifesaving and life enhancing treatments to patients and donors.


The team performs treatments for NHS Trusts across the Yorkshire and Humber region and your base will be St James’ Hospital, Leeds. Driving is an integral part of the job and you will therefore need to hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle. Participation in a weekend and bank holiday on call rota in addition to your contracted hours will also be required.


In return, NHSBT is a great national organisation to work for and we offer a rewarding career with great benefits, flexibility, plus every opportunity for development through a comprehensive in-house training package, support of academic study and career development.


Please note previous apheresis or paediatric experience is not required


This vacancy will close at 23:59pm on 28th July 2019.


The interviews for this position will take place on 7th August 2019. (STC)


For informal enquiries please contact Bridget Hughes via email at:

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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