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Tissue Retrieval Assistant Apprentice

Employer
NHS Blood and Transpla
Location
Colindale
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
18 Oct 2021

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The National Health Service Blood and Transplant 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 willing to work towards the Level 4 Healthcare Science Associate apprenticeship with Healthcare Science Diploma. If you do not hold GCSE's at C and above for maths and English, you must be willing to work towards the Functional Skills qualifications.

You must have good IT and organisational skills as you will have considerable administrative duties. A valid driving license is essential.

If you are able to work evenings and weekends within a 7 day scheduled rota, we'd like to hear from you.

Please be aware this role will involve retrieval of multiple tissues from newly deceased donors to help save the lives of others.

You will start work with NHSBT as a Tissue Donation Assistant (Annex 21 70% of Band 4 and will then progress to Senior Tissue Donation Assistant (Annex 21 75% Band 4)) after one year in post.

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.

Working towards equal opportunities.

As the workforce at NHSBT is under represented by 16-18 year olds we would welcome applications from this age group.

By submitting your application, you agree for your information to be shared with our training provider; Steadfast Training.

Shifts will vary between hours of 8am-9pm (operating hours).

We advise watching The Human Tissue Squad Episode 1 to give you a understanding of what the role will entail -The Human Tissue Squad ep1 on Vimeo

This vacancy will close at 23:59 on Sunday 17th October with interviews anticipated to take place on Wednesday 27th October, subject to confirmation.

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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 are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace and aim to reflect 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 (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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