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Warehouse Operative

Job Reference: 918-TX5057

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Bristol Hub - Emerald Park
£18,813 to £20,795 pa

Post Title:                  Warehouse Operative

Band:                          3

Salary:                        £18,813 to £20,795 per annum

Location:                    NHSBT Bristol Emerald Park Stores, Bristol. BS16 7FG

Hours / Contract:      37.5 hours per week / Permanent

Vacancy Ref:             918-TX5057 

As a vital member of our warehouse team, you will be providing a professional service receiving and despatching a range of consumable items to ensure we are able to collect, process and issue Blood and Blood products on time. 

The role will include picking customer orders accurately with a clear understanding of FIFO, First in First out and LIFO, Last in First out and lot number control, input stock & non stock items into the warehousing computerised system. you will also be required to manually handle stock into and out of locations following good manual handling techniques. 

Previous experience of working in a warehouse is essential along with a current reach fork lift truck licence. It’s important you have the ability to use your own initiative and can work with a minimum of supervision; you’ll also demonstrate the ability to follow instructions and procedures. You must be flexible in your approach and a good team player, and you will be expected to keep clear, accurate records. 

You should also be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines being reactive to the changing needs of our customers. 

You’ll also play a part in ensuring that Health and Safety standards are maintained so the warehouse is kept clean, tidy and safe. 

A uniform will be provided and you will be given an induction, training and development opportunities. In return we can offer a friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued, together with a generous annual leave entitlement and an excellent pension scheme. 

The normal working hours for this post will be: 07:30 - 16:00 Monday to Thursday and 07:30 - 15:30 Friday. 

For further information and enquires regarding this vacancy please email Steve Rogers at   

This vacancy will close at 23:59 pm on Wednesday 22nd January 2020, with interviews anticipated to take place on Friday 7th February 2020, subject to confirmation.

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.

We’re an inclusive organisation that reflects the diverse communities we work with and positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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