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

Blood Production Assistant

Job Reference: 918-HX9371

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Hospital Services Filton
£18,870 to £19,918 pa

Blood Production Assistant

£18,546 - £19,918p.a. (plus 15% Higher Cost Area supplement subject to a minimum payment of £3,659 and maximum payment of £4,664 p.a.)

Working as part of the Hospital Services team you will be responsible for the validation, storage and issue of blood components that come in from donors. This is a vital part of the organisation, as the department is responsible for providing hospitals with the blood products that go on to save people lives.

Join us and you’ll handle a wide range of tasks, including the labelling of blood donations, working as a team to meet the demands of hospital requests and correct handling and storage of blood components. We’ll also look to you to keep our computerised audit trail records up-to-date and to make sure that any incoming blood supplies are properly received and accounted for.

It’s a role that demands great team working skills, meticulous attention to detail and the ability to precisely follow written instructions. Ideally, we would also like to see GCSEs at grades C or above in Maths and English or another equivalent qualification, such as an NVQ.

There is a great chance to progress your career in this role and work your way up to a Blood Production Officer.

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Alasdair on

This deadline to apply for this role is 23:59 on 25/05/2022, with interviews scheduled to take place week commenting 06/06/2022, subject to confirmation.

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

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