Working at Australian Red Cross Blood Service

68%
Recommend working here to a friend
3.1
Career development
3.3
Work life balance
3.0
Management

Recent employee reviews

Shuttle Bus Driver

'I would have to say that the blood bank is a great employer that offers a great ...'

West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia — 1 year ago

The good things

I find the management and other staff supportive and friendly. The training was great and informative and they conducted a tour of the facility where I am based. my job i...

The challenges

The challenges in my position are to keep the donors happy and make them feel at ease but with my past experiences this isn't much of a challenge for me as I always feel...

Administration Officer

'The best career move I've made!'

1 year ago

The good things

Working for a company that values their employees. Not-for profit so delivering a service based on quality not quantity or cost saving to at the expense of employees or q...

The challenges

Technology from an administrative point of view is a bit behind resulting in a lot of manual work. Regional operational differences across states can be difficult.

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About Australian Red Cross Blood Service

One in three Australians will need blood in their lifetime. At the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, we’re entrusted with collecting, processing and delivering this vital supply. We also deliver world-class research and provide expertise in diagnostic, transplantation and other clinical services. We’re proudly in the business of saving lives. Australia needs blood 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Every year we collect 1.4 million blood donations thanks to our 495,000 voluntary donors. Our state-of-the art manufacturing facilities in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, test, process and deliver the blood to hundreds of healthcare providers around the country. Supplying blood safely to 23 million people across 7 million square kilometres is a huge medical and logistical exercise. Our ongoing challenge is to ensure that blood products are efficiently collected and supplied, at the right time and of the best quality to meet demand. In addition to roles in our blood donor centres and manufacturing facilities, we offer a wide range of career opportunities such as management, specialist and professional roles in our national head office located in Melbourne. Here at the Blood Service you can be proud that your work really contributes to saving lives.

417 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic 3004

Latest jobs at Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Donor Services Nursing assistant - Geelong
- Full time fixed term until January 2018 - Pride that your work will impact lives for the better - Generous salary packaging benefits

Geelong & Great Ocean Road

Community Relations Assistant - West Melbourne
- Permanent full time - Pride that your work will impact lives for the better - Generous salary packaging benefits

Melbourne

Community Relations Assistant - West Melbourne
- Permanent full time - Pride that your work will impact lives for the better - Generous salary packaging benefits

Melbourne