As a major division within the NHS National Services Scotland, the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) plays a vital role not only in the health of the people of Scotland but also on an international scale - through our leading position in new product development, biomedical research and donor services. Our goal is to maintain the highest standards to patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.
We are looking for a Donor Carer Venepuncturist to join our existing community teams who provide a high standard of care to our donors. You should be friendly, enjoy meeting people and be willing to work as part of a team. As Donor Carer Venepuncturist, you will enjoy plenty of variety including caring for donors through the blood donation process, loading/unloading and assembling our community session donation equipment.
This role includes travel to various community sessions throughout Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland. You must be flexible, and willing to work variable hours. Hours will include weekends and as many as three late evenings a week.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.
Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.
For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Carolyn Lamb on
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Closing date for completed applications is Friday 6th November 2020
Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).
NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies