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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/09/2021.

Band 2 Medical Engineering Technician/Lab Assistant

Job Reference: J11-NHSBT-MANC-DAYS

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers



Job Title and Grade:Band 2 Medical Engineering Technician/ Lab Assistant

Location/Trust:Manchester Blood Centre, Plymouth Grove (M13 9LL)

Pay Rates:Days: £9.21

Shift Pattern - Monday - Friday or Tuesday - Saturday 8-4

Placement Ref/ID:NHSBT-MancDays

The Role:

join the bank for flexibility in how you work.

Would you like to be part of a team that has a real supportive and inclusive ethos and sense of community, working in a location with all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life?

If you answered ‘yes’ to the above, we’d love to hear from you!

We have long term placement opportunities available for band 2 Medical Engineering Technician/Lab Assistant available at Manchester Blood Centre, specifically providing the following

  • Undertaking precise repetitive and routine tasks, carrying out manipulation of equipment and handling blood bags and blood samples/donations on a regular basis
  • Handling blood bags and a range of equipment
  • Manually handling equipment on a daily basis weighing up to 13 kgs, with or without mechanical aids, with appropriate training
  • You must have had HEP B Vaccinations to do this role, as you will be working with Blood Products


Manchester Blood Centre has a great supportive team with a family feel. Based in the heart of the Hospitals main site, which is set within tree-lined parkland grounds, the post holder here will be pivotal in providing the best level of quality care to varying departments and their patients needs.



To apply for this post, you will:

You must have a minimum of GCSE grade C or above including English and Maths or equivalent qualification. You need to be confident computers and packages such as Microsoft Office (Excel, Word etc.)


In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates- work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days –Call us anytime on 03330 144 370
  • Stakeholder pension scheme


Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over£70 millioneach year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Register today for various flexible working options and long term placement opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Phoebe Toms, AHP Consultant or 0333 014 4370

We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.


As an equal opportunities organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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