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Senior Healthcare Technical Officer

Job Reference: 918-HX5179

Employer:
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Department:
Hospital Services
Location:
Barnsley
Salary:
£21,089 to £23,761 pa

The NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) is an integral part of the NHS. Operating a network of centres across England and North Wales, we collect around 2 million units of blood and tissues a year, converting them into safe and effective blood components, blood and tissue products for use in the treatments of patients.

 

As Senior Healthcare Technical Officer you will act as the first point of contact for hospitals requesting emergency deliveries, ensuring that their orders are entered and issued with the utmost efficiency. As well as performing a number of technical and scientific tasks - such as monitoring the temperature of storage units. We will rely on you to assist in the training and development of other support staff.

 

You’ll also, ideally, have a working knowledge of basic IT packages and some experience of working unsupervised in a laboratory environment. A good team player, you’ll be capable of motivating both yourself and others as you tackle a wide variety of tasks.


We’re looking for a level 4 qualification e.g. BTEC or HNC in a relevant science subject, NHSBT Foundation Degree OR equivalent knowledge and experience of working in a manufacturing, logistics or supply chain environment requiring intermediate level theoretical knowledge acquired through formal training.

 

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.

 

This is a 24/7 shift position covering days, evenings, nights, weekends and bank holidays, working a nominal 37.5 hours per week, working a 7-week rolling rota, including cover shifts (please see attached shift rota). The successful candidate will be required to cover all shifts on a rotational basis.

 

From May/June 2020 you will be based at our new purpose-built site in Barnsley (Capitol Park, Higham Lane, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 3FG) which is just off Junction 37 of the M1. In the meantime you will be based from Sheffield for which you may be eligible to claim expenses for the duration of this temporary arrangement.


For an informal discussion in relation to this role, please contact Adrienne Harper via email at: adrienne.harper@nhsbt.nhs.uk

 

This advert will close at 23:59 on Sunday 16th February 2020.

 

The interviews for this position are scheduled to take place week commencing 24th 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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