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Nurse Practitioner - Therapeutic Apheresis Services (TAS)

Job Reference: 918-NX4479

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Therapeutic Apheresis Services - Yorkshire
Leeds - Bexley Wing
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

Are you an experienced, registered nurse with a current nursing & midwifery (NMC) registration?



Do you have excellent communication skills, initiative and the ability to get the best out of others?


Do you have experience of mentoring, teaching, daily clinical/ward management in an acute environment and are looking to develop/consolidate your leadership and management skills?


If you answered yes to the above, then this career could be for you!



NHS Blood & Transplant (NHSBT) - Therapeutic Apheresis Services (TAS) is a National team that we are really proud of, we perform inspiring work on a daily basis, so we need you to help us maintain our incredibly high standards. This is your opportunity to hone your clinical and leadership skills as a Nurse Practitioner whilst being involved in our cutting-edge work to improve patient outcomes and save lives.



The services we provide are an area of clinical development and have a vital role in modern healthcare and provide a service to NHS Trusts TAS provide lifesaving and life enhancing treatments to both adults and children using constantly evolving technology, equipment and techniques to deliver expert treatments to patients.



TAS provide specialist patient treatments from eight units based within NHS Trusts across England. Selected units are collection sites for the exciting new and developing CAR-T Therapy for blood cancer patients and also collaborates with all 3 UK based donor stem cell registries, Anthony Nolan, British Bone Marrow Registry (BBMR) and DKMS. NHSBT TAS is the UK’s largest NHS service provider for donor registries outside of London. It is our ambition to become the NHS preferred provider of high quality, cost effective therapeutic apheresis services. As a service we are unique, highly expertise and deliver exemplary high standards of care.


TAS delivers a portfolio of treatments which include:


- Automated Red Cell Exchange

- Therapeutic Plasma Exchange

- Stem Cell Harvest

- Extracorporeal Photopheresis

- Lymphocyte Collection

- White Cell Depletion

- Platelet Depletion

- Low Density Lipid Removal


The Nurse Practitioner role involves working as part of a specialised team, acting as a source of clinical expertise and supervising staff and student nurses.


The team performs treatments for NHS Trusts across the Yorkshire region, driving is an integral part of the job and you will therefore need to hold a full driving license and have access to a vehicle. Participation in a weekend and bank holiday on call rota, in addition to your contracted hours will also be required.


In return, NHSBT is a great national organisation to work for and we offer a rewarding career with great benefits, flexibility, plus every opportunity for development through a comprehensive in-house training package, support of academic study and career development.


Please note previous apheresis or paediatric experience is not required


The normal working hours for this role is 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday with some additional on call weekend working. You will work approximately 4 shifts per week, at approximately 9.5 hours per shift. The normal working hours are between 08:00 – 17:30.


For an informal discussion in relation to this role, please contact Abby Faver via email at or Bridget Hughes via email at:


This vacancy will close at 23:59 on Sunday 21st July 2019 (subject to change).


Interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 6th August 2019 (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

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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