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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/06/2020.

Tissue Bank Assistant

Job Reference: 918-HX5507

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Tissue Bank LIV
Liverpool, Speke
£19,737 to £21,142 pa

NHS Blood and Transplant is an integral part of the NHS. It saves thousands of lives by collecting over 2.5 million donations of blood and blood products every year. It also delivers a range of Tissue Grafts for use in replacement surgery.

You will be an integral part of the Tissue Bank team, processing retrieved tissues into clinical standard grafts following Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), for use in the treatment of serious burns, replacement of damaged heart valves and the repair of damaged bones and ligaments.

We’re looking for someone who is educated to A level (science) standard or has equivalent knowledge of science or healthcare work, literate, numerate and able to assume the responsibilities of working in clean room environment. A willingness to partake in the specialised training that this role requires is essential. Ideally, you’ll also possess an understanding of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).

The normal working hours for this role are 37.5 hours per week. You will be required to participate in routine Saturday/Sunday working and an on-call rota for evenings for which you will receive additional payments.

In return we can offer a friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued, together with a competitive salary and an excellent pension scheme.

For an informal discussion in relation to this role, please contact Katie McKenna on

This vacancy will close at 23:59 on Wednesday 3rd June 2020.

Interviews will take place on Monday 22nd June 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.

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