Dedicated Cord Blood Collector

Recruiter
Anthony Nolan
Location
Manchester
Salary
£18350/annum £18,350 per annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We’re Anthony Nolan and we save the lives of people with blood cancer who need a stem cell transplant.

We’re pretty unique. Thanks to the incredible donors on our register, our pioneering research and our passionate fundraisers, we give the chance of life to three people a day.

But we won’t stop there. We want to be there for everyone who needs a transplant; from finding a match, through every step of a patient’s transplant journey. And together we can reach the remarkable day when we can save the lives of everyone with blood cancer.

And now we want you to join our lifesaving team. We are looking for a Dedicated Cord Blood Collector to help us save more lives by increasing the amount of cord blood units that we collect from new mothers.

Working as part of the Anthony Nolan Cord Blood Services team which covers the labour wards in Saint Mary’s Hospital you will be responsible for gaining appropriate consent from women and carrying out umbilical cord blood collections. Blood from the umbilical cord is normally disposed of after birth but can be used in lifesaving stem cell transplants for patients with blood cancers, such as leukaemia. This provides a vital alternative for patients who cannot find a match on the adult bone marrow donor register run by the charity.

The successful applicant will have a full induction into both Anthony Nolan and the Hospital. You will either be working towards or hold an appropriate NVQ level 3 or demonstrate equivalent skills and be able to work in an organised manner. The ability to work flexible hours (including night shifts) is essential as we operate a 24/7 collection programme. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required at the point of job offer.

Release your remarkable, join our team and give someone a chance of life.

Anthony Nolan is an equal opportunities & living wage accredited employer

All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to work in the UK

References will be required within one week of accepting the post following a successful interview