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Donor Carer

Job Reference: 918-BX5252

Employer:
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Department:
Leeds Team
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£18,813 to £20,795 p/a (pro rata if part-time)

We receive over 2 million blood donations a year, but you don’t need a medical background or any qualifications to help us get them. We just need your friendly, flexible approach to make our volunteer donors feel welcome, at ease and valued.

 

We’ll train you to test if someone can give blood, perform venepuncture (using needles to take blood), update records and give basic clinical advice and aftercare. Naturally, you’ll need to be comfortable with the sight of blood.

 

It’s your passion for people and reassuring nature that’s important, and will encourage donors to return and bring family and friends along to donate.

 

You’ll enjoy plenty of variety including taking the donor through the blood collection process, driving our equipment vehicles, loading/unloading and assembling mobile donation session equipment. You’ll find the camaraderie in the team and sense of pride after each day is hard to beat.

 

You will be working on a shift basis but we’ll let you know around two months in advance which days and hours you’ll be working. There are both part-time and full-time hours available for this role working up to 8 days a fortnight, working up to 75 hours over these days. Weekend and bank holiday working will be required. You can expect to work some long hours, but you won’t be working more than five days a week or even the same days each week.

 

Along with an attractive pension scheme and other benefits you will receive a minimum of 27 days holiday, which increases with service

 

This is a great opportunity for you to join a fantastic organisation and to become part of a wider team who help save and improve lives.

 

We’re an inclusive organisation that reflects the diverse communities we work with and positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community

 

If you are interested in finding out more about this role and the careers that we have available at NHS Blood and Transplant, please visit us at our Careers Event on Saturday 8th February at the Digital Media Centre, County Way, Barnsley, S70 2JW. For further information, please visit NHS Blood and Transplant Careers in the Further links section.

 

This vacancy will close on Sunday 23rd February 2020.




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


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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