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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/05/2022.

Donor Centre Administrator

Job Reference: 918-BA9326

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Gloucester Donor Centre
£20,330 to £21,777 pa

Our work is vitally important to the NHS. We collect thousands of blood donations every day in order to provide a constant supply to hospitals. Alongside this we also manage the Organ Donor Register and British Bone Marrow Registry. Each year, our work enables many people’s lives to be saved or dramatically improved by an organ or cornea transplant. We retrieve and store other tissue, like skin and bone, ready for use in life-saving and life-improving situations, and also manufacture and provide plasma products such as clotting agents.

Would you like to use your communication skills where they will make a real difference to the lives of thousands of people every year? Then come and provide the vital back-up we need behind the scenes here at NHS Blood and Transplant.

You will recruit, maintain and manage donors to maximise donor loyalty and provide a comprehensive administration service. Your varied tasks will range from organising the unit diary, updating and maintaining records, liaising with contractors, managing staff training and ordering new equipment and consumables. The role will involve contact with a wide range of health professionals and other agencies as well as regular telephone contact, and face to face contact, with members of the public whilst running a busy Reception desk.

To join the team, you’ll need experience of managing a busy office in a service or people-focused environment, maintaining electronic and paper-based records and processing documentation. All round administration skills with a good grasp of Microsoft Office, Spreadsheets and Databases. With excellent organisational and prioritising skills, you should be a relationship-builder with a positive, flexible approach to your work.

Regular working hours for this role are 37.5 hours per fortnight over 4 days. The earliest time you would start would be 07:30 with an approx. finish of 17:45. If on a late shift you would be starting at 10:30 and finishing at approx. 20:45.

Please be aware that a disclosure certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be requested in the event of a successful application for this role, however we would like to state that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining employment within the organisation.

For enquiries please contact Ruth Aston -

This vacancy will close at 23:59 on 25th May 2022,with interviews dates to be confirmed.


Working towards equal opportunities.


NHS Blood and Transplant encourages and supports uptake of the COVID-19 vaccination as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

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 are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace and aim to reflect 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 (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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