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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/11/2020.

Assistant Director Organ Donation (Nurse)

Job Reference: 918-MN6383

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Organ Donation Services - ODT
National by agreement
£75,914 to £87,754 pa

Are you looking for a role where your excellent Nursing and Senior Leadership skills can directly contribute to saving lives across the UK? Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation (OTDT) in NHSBT is a unique organisation, working across the entire UK to support every Organ Donation and provide life-saving organs for transplant.

We are looking for a leader as exceptional as we are, to become our Assistant Director for Organ Donation. A professional Nurse with experience of managing multi skilled healthcare teams and the passion and enthusiasm for high quality service delivery and performance improvement within the field of Organ Donation that will enable you to lead our remarkable cohort of Specialist Nurses. You will be an integral part of our Directorate Senior Management Team providing both strategic and operational leadership taking forward projects and initiative relevant to your portfolio.

We know that exceptional candidates don’t come along every day, but neither do exceptional opportunities like this. In joining OTDT you will become part of a world class Organ Donation Organisation with an International reputation for excellence and offering unparalleled opportunities to develop professional links and networks. We are a national organisation and our colleagues are spread across the UK, if you are the right person and live near good transport links than your location works for us as your base can be negotiated. So, if you can bring the skills and experience we need, and want to be a part of saving and improving thousands of lives across the UK, than read on.

To arrange an informal discussion please e-mail

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, 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 as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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