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Higher Healthcare Technical Officer

Job Reference: 918-HX4748

Employer:
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Department:
Testing Filton
Location:
Bristol
Salary:
£18,813 to £20,795 pa

Our testing team screens and tests all blood that comes into the centre, ensuring that all blood and blood group products are safe to go on and be used to save patients’ lives.

You’ll provide vital support to qualified scientific staff as they undertake specialized work in our laboratories. Specifically, that means preparing samples for testing or storage, performing analytical tests and carrying out basic maintenance on equipment. You’ll also be on hand to generate reports or worksheets and deal with queries from other departments, medical staff or visitors.

To be considered you’ll need an A level or NVQ level 3 in a Science subject, or experience of working within NHS Blood and Transplant. Alternatively, you’ll either hold or be working towards a Foundation Degree. Flexible in your approach and a good team player, you must be able to keep clear, accurate records.

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 currently have three shifts available, all full time 37.5 hours per week:

1 X Permanent, Tuesday – Saturday 6:30-15:00

1 X Fixed term until 15th March 2020, hours to be confirmed at interview

1 X Fixed term until 8th March 2020, 3 week rotational shift post: week 1: M-F 8:00-16:30, week 2: T-S 6:30-15:00, week 3: M-F 10:30-19:00

This advert will close at 23:59 on Sunday 22nd September.

The interviews for this position will take place on Tuesday 1st October 2019




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



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