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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/05/2022.

Healthcare Scientist

Job Reference: 918-HX9305-2

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Stem Cells Service
£25,655 to £31,534 pa

Healthcare Scientist

NHS Blood and Transplant is an integral part of the NHS, collecting and processing 2 million blood donations a year. Our Healthcare Scientists provide crucial support to NHS Hospitals, processing, testing and issuing blood and its components and delivering diagnostic and therapeutic services relating to the transfusion of blood and stem cells, transplantation and tissue banking.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our team in the Advanced Therapies Unit (ATU) laboratory at Filton. The post will be a 6 month secondment in the first instance.


Our work in ATU is central to the development of advance cellular therapies. Working with academic and commercial partners, we aim to be at the forefront of clinical improvements related to these novel therapies and to use our expertise in GMP, quality and regulatory matters to promote other areas of development.


We are looking for an enthusiastic Scientist who is looking to develop expertise in the development of advanced therapies. A good team player, you’ll be capable of motivating both yourself and others as you tackle a wide variety of tasks.


In return you’ll benefit from an excellent pension, and the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, using modern equipment and practices, where you can develop your specialist skills and scientific education.


For an informal discussion or a tour of the facility in relation to this position, please contact Allison on


This vacancy will close at 23:59 on 29/05/2022


Interviews are scheduled to take place on 13/06/2022, 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.

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