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Nurse Practitioner (Adult/Children) - Therapeutic Apheresis Services

Job Reference: 918-NX4572

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Therapeutic Apheresis Services - London
Great Ormond Street Hospital London
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

Are you an experienced, registered nurse with a current nursing & midwifery (NMC) registration?


Do you have excellent communication skills, initiative and the ability to get the best out of others?


Do you have experience of mentoring, teaching, daily clinical/ward management in an acute environment and are looking to develop/consolidate your leadership and management skills?


If you answered yes to the above, then this career could be for you!


NHS Blood & Transplant (NHSBT) - Therapeutic Apheresis Services (TAS) is a National team that we are really proud of, we perform inspiring work on a daily basis, so we need you to help us maintain our incredibly high standards. This is your opportunity to hone your clinical and leadership skills as a Nurse Practitioner whilst being involved in our cutting-edge work to improve patient outcomes and save lives.


The services we provide are an area of clinical development and have a vital role in modern healthcare and provide a service to NHS Trusts TAS provide lifesaving and life enhancing treatments to both adults and children using constantly evolving technology, equipment and techniques to deliver expert treatments to patients.



TAS provide specialist patient treatments from eight units based within NHS Trusts across England. Selected units are collection sites for the exciting new and developing CAR-T Therapy for blood cancer patients and also collaborates with all 3 UK based donor stem cell registries, Anthony Nolan, British Bone Marrow Registry (BBMR) and DKMS. NHSBT TAS is the UK’s largest NHS service provider for donor registries outside of London. It is our ambition to become the NHS preferred provider of high quality, cost effective therapeutic apheresis services. As a service we are unique, highly expertise and deliver exemplary high standards of care.


TAS delivers a portfolio of treatments which include:


-       Automated Red Cell Exchange

-       Therapeutic Plasma Exchange

-       Stem Cell Harvest

-       Extracorporeal Photopheresis

-       Lymphocyte Collection

-       White Cell Depletion

-       Platelet Depletion

-       Low Density Lipid Removal


The Nurse Practitioner role involves working as part of a specialised team, acting as a source of clinical expertise and supervising staff and student nurses.


The team performs treatments for NHS Trusts across the London region. Participation in a weekend and bank holiday on call rota in addition to your contracted hours will also be required.


In return, NHSBT is a great national organisation to work for and we offer a rewarding career with great benefits, flexibility, plus every opportunity for development through a comprehensive in-house training package, support of academic study and career development.


Please note previous apheresis or paediatric experience is not required, and we welcome applications from both Adult and Children's Nurses. 

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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