Transport Driver

Full Time
Southampton
£20,330 - £21,777 a year
Posted 2 days ago
Job description

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As a vital member of our team operating a 24/7 service you will be providing a safe and professional service, collecting and delivering blood products, equipment and staff to hospitals, blood centres and blood collection sites throughout the country. This could include emergency ‘blue light’ deliveries.

We’re looking for an experienced commercial driver holding a full UK driving licence. Although this is not an essential requirement to this role it would be advantageous if you hold a C1 or C category, permitting you to drive vehicles up to and including 7.5 tonnes. Category D1 and D is also preferred. You should also be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and have experience of dealing professionally with members of the public. You will be required to work evenings, weekends, nights and bank holidays on a 24/7 roster. A uniform will be provided and you will be given an induction, training and development opportunities.

In return we can offer a friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued, together with a generous annual leave entitlement and an excellent pension scheme. This post also offers an attractive unsociable hour/ shift allowance on top of the basic salary.

Applications for this post will close on the evening of Wednesday 10th August 2022 with Interview dates yet to be confirmed.

For further information please contact Richard Riley on email

[email protected]


NHS Blood and Transplant encourages and supports uptake of the COVID-19 vaccination as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace and aim to reflect the diverse communities we work with and positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Three small words, one big difference - Caring, Expert and Quality.

Together we'll save and improve more lives than ever

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