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Planning Coordinator

Job Reference: 918-BC4010

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Donor Planning Services North
£20,150 to £23,363 pa

Planning Coordinator

Looking for a rewarding role in which you can help to deliver an effective Blood Supply programme? Then read on…

We’re currently seeking motivated, committed and forward thinking individuals to undertake key roles at the NHSBT. Our dedicated team collects, tests, stores and delivers blood, plasma and tissue to every NHS Trust in England, as well as matching, allocating and analysing organ donations UK-wide. As an essential service we’re committed to positive transformation and are currently embarking on an ambitious programme of change.

Working closely with the Planning Manager, you will contribute to the entire Blood and CD Platelet programme planning in a specific area for mobile teams and Donor Centres, focussing on planning and implementing activities and initiatives to improve regional performance and deliver key objectives. You’ll undertake a range of tasks to support his work, including booking session venues, maintaining accurate data and preparing reports, and liaising with colleagues and contacts. You’ll also participate in regional programme management and get involved with improvement initiatives, ensuring that you consistently embed best practice in all areas of planning work.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your existing planning and scheduling skills and take responsibility for a range of administrative, customer service and planning tasks to support the smooth running of this crucial service. Naturally, you’ll recognise the importance of confidentiality and you will be committed to our core aims and values. By joining us you’ll have chosen to become part of a team that enables people in need to benefit from life-saving operations and treatments. This is a chance to improve patient’s lives – and yours.

The normal working hours for this role are Monday to Friday 09:00am-17:00pm.

This post will initially be based at Longley Lane, however in Summer 2020, we will be relocating to a purpose built, state of the art premises, which is situated just off Junction 37 of the M1.

This vacancy is on a fixed term/ secondment basis for 8 months.

This vacancy will close at 23:59 on Wednesday 20th March 2019 (subject to change).

Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 8th April 2019 (subject to change).

For an informal discussion in relation to this role, please contact Stephen Wright 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.

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