Fantastic Opportunity to join NHS National Services Scotland
This is a 12 Month Fixed Term / Secondment Position.
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 currently seeking to recruit a Health Care Support Worker for a fixed term period of 12 months; you will be trained to carry out a range of general duties to provide vital support for the Specialist Healthcare Scientists in our busy Clinical Laboratory.
This full time contract is a 37.5 hour working week; once the individual is trained there will be a requirement to participate in 24/7 out of hours shift work. No relevant experience is required as full training will be given.
The successful candidate(s) must comply with the Mandatory Induction Standards and with the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure 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 or further information on the post, please contact Ross Medine, Blood Bank Laboratory Manager onor email .
Further information on NSS is available from:
Closing date for completed applications is the 1st Febuary 2021
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