Transfusion Practitioner

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Transfusion Team at the Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (CHFT). Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated trust, it provides acute and community health services. The trust serves two populations; Greater Huddersfield which has a population of 250,000 people and Calderdale with a population of 220,000 people. The trust operates acute services from two main hospitals; Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. The trust has approximately 800 beds and 6,000 staff.

CHFT has a vision of ‘Together we will deliver outstanding compassionate care to the communities we serve’ therefore we are looking for applicants that are dedicated, enthusiastic, and highly motivated.

The successful candidate must be either –

  • A Registered Nurse with substantial post qualification experience and have valid registration on the appropriate part of the NMC register,
  • A Biomedical Scientist registered with the HCPC with specialist post qualification experience,

with excellent written and verbal skills, qualifications and experience relevant to clinical transfusion practice and a natural focus on quality, patient safety and service delivery. The successful candidate will provide a vital source of knowledge and support to the wider clinical teams. You will be joining a friendly, supportive, well-established Transfusion Team to promote safe and effective use of blood throughout the trust. As a Transfusion Practitioner, you would be required to be comfortable working autonomously as well as part of a team. You will liaise closely with the Transfusion laboratory and clinical staff across the Trust and also be involved in teaching and assessing staff of various grades and disciplines, you must be flexible and have the ability to work across all CHFT sites.

In return we provide a comprehensive induction programme and yearly appraisals with a view to developing knowledge and skills where appropriate.


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSarah RamsdenJob titlePathology ManagerEmail [email protected] number01484 355413 or 07880026396Additional contact information

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Ramsden – Pathology General Manager on [email protected] | 01484 355413 | 07880 026396 | PA Sarah Ratcliffe: 01484 355058.


Hayley Baker – Blood Sciences Manager on [email protected] | 01484 347022 | 07500 605069.