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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2020.

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Retrieval Assistant / Senior Retrieval Assistant

Job Reference: 918-HA5235

Employer:
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Department:
Tissue Services NW Donation Team
Location:
Barnsley (initially Leeds)
Salary:
£18,813 to £20,795 pa (to £21,089 - £23,761 pa)

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The NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) Tissue Services are an integral part of the NHS. Our Tissue Donation Programme saves and radically improves hundreds of lives every year.

You will be educated to HND level, NVQ level 3 or equivalent in Health Care Science or relevant science field and/or equivalent knowledge of science or health care work, acquired through formal training and experience

You will also need to be able to retrieve multiple tissues from newly deceased donors. You must have good IT and organisational skills as you will have considerable administrative duties. A valid driving license is essential.

The base for this post will be Barnsley Blood Centre - Unit D, Capitol Way, Dodworth, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 3FG. However, until Summer 2020, you will be based at our Blood Centre in Leeds (Bridle Path).

The normal working hours for this role are 37.5 hours per week, split between “day” shifts (08:00 – 16:00) and “late” shifts (12:00 – 20:00) Monday – Friday and “late” shifts on a weekend. There may be a need to work beyond the specified end-of-shift time, depending upon work levels on any given day.

You will start work with NHSBT as a Retrieval Assistant (Band 3 - £18,813 to £20,795 per annum) and will then progress to Senior Retrieval Assistant (Band 4 – £21,089 to £23,761 per annum), following successful completion of your training – we anticipate this will take 6-12 months.

We offer 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.

For an informal discussion in relation to this role, please contact Antony Aning-Brown - North East Retrieval Team Manager, via email at: antony.aning-brown@nhsbt.nhs.uk.

This vacancy will close at 23:59 on Sunday 23rd February 2020.

Working towards equal opportunities

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.

 




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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