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Transport Driver

Job Reference: 918-TX5250

Employer:
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Department:
Transport Leeds
Location:
Barnsley Blood Centre (Initially Leeds)
Salary:
£18,813 - £20,795 pa

This vacancy is on a fixed term/ secondment basis for 6 months. Secondments will be considered for NHSBT staff wishing to apply for this role.

As a vital member of our team operating a 24/7 service you will be providing a safe and professional service, collecting and delivering blood products, equipment and staff to hospitals, blood centres and blood collection sites throughout the country. This could include emergency ‘blue light’ deliveries.

We’re looking for an experienced commercial driver holding a full UK driving licence. This must include C1 or C category, permitting you to drive vehicles up to and including 7.5 tonnes. Category D1 and D is also preferred. You should also be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and have experience of dealing professionally with members of the public. You will be required to work evenings, weekends, nights and bank holidays on a 24/7 roster. 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 base for this post is Barnsley Blood Centre - Unit D, Capitol Way, Dodworth, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 3FG. From Summer 2020 you will be based at our new purpose-built site in Barnsley (full address above), which is just off Junction 37 of the M1. In the meantime, you will be based from Leeds Blood Centre, for which you may be eligible to claim expenses for the duration of this temporary arrangement.

This vacancy will close at 23:59 on Sunday 23rd February 2020.

 

If you are interested in finding out more about this role and the careers that we have available at NHS Blood and Transplant, please visit us at our Careers Event on Saturday 8th February at the Digital Media Centre, County Way, Barnsley, S70 2JW. For further information, please visit NHS Blood and Transplant Careers in the Further links section.




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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