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Blood Production Assistant (Known as HTO)

Job Reference: 918-HX5127

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Hospital Services - Manchester
£17,652 to £19,020 pa

Post Title:                  Blood Production Assistant (Known as HTO)

Band / Salary:            2 / £17,652 to £19,020 per annum

Location:                    NHSBT Manchester Blood Centre. M13 9LL

Contract:                    3 x Permanent Posts and 1 x Fixed Term post for 12 months

Hours:                        37.5 hours per week

Vacancy Ref:             918-HX5127


Working as part of the Hospital Services team you will be responsible for the validation, storage and issue of blood components that come in from donors. This is a vital part of the organisation, as the department is responsible for providing hospitals with the blood products that go on to save people lives. 

Join us and you’ll handle a wide range of tasks, including the labelling of blood donations, working as a team to meet the demands of hospital requests and correct handling and storage of blood components. We’ll also look to you to keep our computerised audit trail records up-to-date and to make sure that any incoming blood supplies are properly received and accounted for. 

It’s a role that demands great team working skills, meticulous attention to detail and the ability to precisely follow written instructions. Ideally, we would also like to see GCSEs at grades C or above in Maths and English or another equivalent qualification, such as an NVQ.

The working patterns for these posts is are as follows:

Permanent Posts 1&2, Shift:  Monday 08:00 to 16:00, Tuesday – Friday 06:00 to 14:00

Permanent Post 3, Shift:  Monday – Friday 08:00 to 16:00

Fixed Term Post 4, Shift: Monday – Friday 13:00 to 21:00, 14:00 to 22:00 (12 Months)

Please indicate your preferred shift POST on your application form.

Furth further information regarding this vacancy, please contact Mr Eric Perry via telephone on 0161 423 4258

This vacancy will close at 23:50 pm on Wednesday 22nd January 2020, with interviews anticipated to take place week commencing 10th 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.

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

Together we'll save and improve more lives than ever

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