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Tissue Bank Assistant

Job Reference: 918-HX4384

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Bristol Eye Bank
£18,813 to £20,795 pa (pro rata for part time)

Tissue Bank Assistant

NHS Blood and Transplant is an integral part of the NHS.  It saves thousands of lives by collecting over 2.5 million donations of blood and blood products every year.  It also delivers a range of Tissue Grafts for use in replacement surgery.

You will be an integral part of the Tissue Bank team, processing retrieved tissues into clinical standard grafts following Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), for use in the Corneal Transplants

We’re looking for someone who is educated to A level (science) standard or has equivalent knowledge of science or healthcare work, literate, numerate and able to assume the responsibilities of working in clean room environment. A willingness to partake in the specialised training that this role requires is essential.  Ideally, you’ll also possess an understanding of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). 

You will be required to participate in routine Saturday/Sunday working and Bank holidays for which you will receive additional payments.

In return we can offer a friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued, together with a competitive salary and an excellent pension scheme.

This vacancy is on a fixed term/ secondment basis for 6 months.

The following positions are available:-

1 x 37.5 hours per week (Sunday to Thursday).

1 x 24 hours per week (Saturday to Tuesday).

This vacancy will close at 23:59 on Wednesday 19th June 2019.

Interviews will be held Thursday 27th June 2019 or Monday 1st July 2019 (subject to change).

For informal enquiries please contact David Usherwood via email at

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.

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