Donor Carer
Inverness & North Scotland Blood Donor Centre

Job reference: 000081

Location: Inverness & North Scotland Blood Donor Centre

Job closing date: 25/03/2019

Job posted date: 11/03/2019

Salary: Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 17.5

Department: BTS Donor Services (Sub-Dept)

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS National Services Scotland

We are looking for a donor carer to join our existing team of staff 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.

The position is within Donor Services Blood Collection Team is based in Inverness; however extensive travel throughout the region is required. You must be flexible, and willing to work variable hours. Hours will include occasional Sundays and regular late evenings.

Knowledge of health care or other customer focused environments is essential. Standard keyboard skills are essential as are good communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.
The successful candidate must comply with the Mandatory Induction Standards for Healthcare Support Workers in Scotland 2009; and with the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers.
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 Gillian Docherty, Senior Charge Nurse on 01463 705853 or 07964 246895.

Further information on NSS is available from:

Closing date for completed applications is 25th March 2019.

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


The closing date for this job has now passed.