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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/10/2020.

Clinic Registered Nurse

Job Reference: J63-NMR008-0920

Welsh Blood Service
Welsh Blood Sevices - Collections
Dafen Llanelli, Welsh Blood Service
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

Thank you for your interest in working for the Welsh Blood Service (WBS), which is a committed equal opportunities employer. WBS welcomes applications from people who share our vision;

Velindre NHS Trust will be recognised locally, nationally and internationally as a renowned organisation of excellence for patient and donor care, education and research.

Our values;

  • BE Accountable

  • BE Bold

  • BE Caring

  • BE Dynamic

and who will complement our current experienced and specialist employees, who are passionate about working in an organisation with the ambition to provide world class services & care to our donors.

The WBS is immensely proud of the vital role it plays in modern healthcare, striving to save and transform lives through the generosity of donors. WBS is an amazing place to work and develop your career. Our caring and motivated staff are designing, developing and delivering improvements through the Supply Chain 2020 (BSC2020) initiative, which will enable the WBS to strive towards its vision of working with our staff & the people of Wales to deliver an easy to use, safe and sustainable service for blood and stem cell donation.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.



The Welsh Blood Service currently has a vacancy for a band 5 Registered Nurse to work with our blood and component collection team across West Wales

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated RN who will be able to support the Senior Clinic RNs in delivering high quality donor care to our volunteer blood and component donors.

You will be expected to lead by example and ensure clinical competencies are maintained through mentoring and training support to our clinic collection and support assistants. You will also be trained to perform venepuncture and medical screening of donors.

The Welsh Blood Service is in the process of creating career progression opportunities for RNs to gain experience within departments that have an essential role in supporting blood and component collection.

Full training in all aspects of blood and component collection will be assured.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 6th October 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Phillipa Blackford

Clinical Operations Manager


Mark Jenkins

Clinical Operations Manager

01443 622903

Applicants requiring Tier 2 Sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome & will be considered alongside all other applications. Non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post; in these circumstances the Trust is unlikely to satisfy the resident labour market test.

It is essential that your application demonstrates how you meet the job description / person specification for this post.

Please note that the inbox is not monitored. If you have any queries please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 02920 905353.

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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