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Production Officer

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Support Worker

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £8.72 - £10.09 per hour

  • Contact:

    Robin Francis

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    NHS HHTO_1589304813

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Description

Advert Title: Production Officer - Band 3 - HHTO

Salary: £8.72/hour for the first 3 months - after 3 months pay rate increases to £10.09/hour

Location: Southampton (SO16 5AF)

Job Type: Temporary on-going assignment

Immediate opportunity is available with our client, NHS Blood and Transplant (NHS BT), who are looking for Production Officer to work within Southampton.

As a Production officer, you will be required to perform a range of routine and non-routine tasks for issuing to hospitals the blood donations from their donors, with the support of the supervisor and other team members

What you'll need to do:

  • To undertake precise repetitive manipulation of equipment and blood samples/donations and carry out routine tasks on a regular basis
  • To handle blood bags and a range of equipment
  • To work variable hours and days, weekends and bank holidays as per the roster within the department (unless otherwise rostered within the shift agreement) with appropriate notice
  • To manually handle equipment on a daily basis weighing up to 13 kgs, with or without mechanical aids, with appropriate training

What we'll need from you:

  • Communicate succinctly, clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing
  • Be an effective team member who is able to relate to colleagues at all levels across our large multi-site organisation with tact and diplomacy
  • Recognise your own job role boundaries / limits of practice and know when to ask for guidance
  • Follow written instructions and ensure the services you provide are in line with standard processes and good practice, showing attention to detail
  • Prioritise own workload and take responsibility for delivering results within agreed timescales and standards with changing priorities and pressures
  • Use initiative to look out for issues at work, acting quickly and calmly to focus on finding a solution

If you are interested, please don't hesitate to apply now and our team will be in touch.


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