Leicester, Leicester
£17,413 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We’re Anthony Nolan and we save the lives of people with blood cancer who need a stem cell transplant.

We’re unique. Thanks to the incredible donors on our register, our pioneering research and our passionate fundraisers, we give the chance of life to three people a day.

But we won’t stop there. We want to be there for everyone who needs a transplant; from finding a match, through every step of a patient’s transplant journey. And together we can reach the remarkable day when we can save the lives of everyone with blood cancer.

And now we want you to join our lifesaving team. We are looking for an experienced Dedicated Cord Blood Collector to join our Cord Blood Team as part of Operations Division


Title:      Dedicated Cord Blood Collector  

Salary:   £17,413.50 per annum 

Contract: Permanent, full-time

Hours:    35.25 hours per week, weekend and night-time working are a requirement of the role

Location:  Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 4PW

Based within a maternity hospital, you will be working closely with healthcare professionals to maximise the number of cord blood samples collected and ensure they are clinically fit for transplant wherever possible. As part of your role, you will assist with educating the potential mothers and donors about the Anthony Nolan Cord Programme to enable them to make informed choices regarding the voluntary donation of cord blood. Additionally, you will safely collect maternal and cord blood samples according to standard operating procedures and organise couriers and safe transportation of cord blood units with completed documentation to the cord blood bank for processing and storage.

For more information, please also check out our day in the life of 

Release your remarkable, join our team and give someone a chance of life.

Anthony Nolan is an equal opportunities & living wage accredited employer

All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to work in the UK

Please make sure to check out the job description, available on our website when you click to apply.

What’s in it for you?


  • Pension (employer 5% when you contribute 3% or more),
  • Travel Insurance
  • Interest free Travel Loan
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Life Assurance (4x annual salary)

Wellbeing & Health

  • 27 days annual leave in addition to normal public holidays
  • 24-hour Employee Assistance Hotline
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Gymflex

Family Friendly

  • Paid dependants leave
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Flexible start/finish times (role dependent)

And more! (full list of benefits available on website)

This is not a driving job

Additional documents
JD - Dedicated Cord Blood Collector (.pdf)
JD - Dedicated Cord Blood Collector (.pdf)
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“Every day, we match incredible individuals willing to donate their blood stem cells or bone marrow to people with blood cancer and blood... Read more

Refreshed on: 11 April 2021
Closing date: 27 April 2021
Job ref: 131781CHY
Tags: Operations
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