Working for us

The Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service employs approximatly 220 staff across a range of functions.  We offer careers in a number of sectors such as Nursing, Biomedical science, admin and clerical and management.  We have a range of support services which are Human Resources and Corporate Services, Finance, and IT.

For information on current vacancies please refer to

NIBTS would ask that all enquiries in relation to student placements, work experience and volunteering be forwarded to our HR Department at

Staff benefits

NIBTS offer a range of staff benefits to include:

  • Minimum of 27 days holidays increasing with length of service
  • HSC pension scheme
  • Access to occupational health
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Counselling Service

NIBTS recognise that employees may need to adjust their working patterns throughout their employment. As such we offer flexible working patterns and have special leave policies in place to support employees. These are:

  • Maternity leave policy
  • Shared parental leave policy
  • Parental policy
  • Paternity policy
  • Adoption policy
  • Dependants policy

Equality of Opportunity

NIBTS is committed to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and as such promote efficient, effective, fair and consistent recruitment and selection practices for all posts in the Agency.

It is our policy to recruit the best person for each vacancy, regardless of sex, marital status, whether or not they have dependants, perceived religious affiliation, political opinion, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or whether or not they are a member of a trade union.

We have policies and practices in place to support our mission on equality of opportunity. These are:

  • Equality Scheme
  • Equality Action Plan
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Disability action plan
  • Employment of people with disabilities guidance