Guidance

Blood donor support apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the blood donor support sector.

This apprenticeship is for you if you want to work as a donor carer or support worker within NHS Blood and Transplant.

Training opportunities

The role involves:

  • providing information to donors
  • assisting with the health screening of some donors
  • assisting doctors and nurses to collect blood donations
  • (may involve) driving the team vehicles to and from the donation session

Types of apprenticeships

You can train in roles like:

  • donor carer
  • support worker

Apply for a blood donor support apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education