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Traineeships Available at SANBS

SANBS has an opportunity for a Trainee Technician – Technologist. The incumbent will be responsible to perform routine testing functions in the blood bank including but not limited to, compatibility, postnatal and preliminary transfusion reaction investigations.

South African National Blood Service: Trainee Technician/Technologist

Job Specification

  • Achieve Operational Objectives and Targets within area
  • Accomplish Instrument and Laboratory Maintenance objectives in accordance with SOP specifications
  • Achieve Quality compliance in accordance with SOP specifications
  • Ensure general functions have been carried out within specified timeframes

Key Competencies


  • Analytical Thinking and Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Planning, Organising and monitoring


  • Ethical Behaviour
  • Personal Development
  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Excellence Orientation
  • Drive and Belief in the cause


  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Relationship Building
  • Communication
  • Engaging Diversity
  • Teamwork
  • Knowledge Sharing


  • System Competence
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Blood Grouping Skills
  • Administrative Skills

Principles of Excellence:

  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Ethical Behaviour
  • Excellence Orientation
  • Engaging Diversity




Relief Trainee Technician:

  • Grade 12 with Mathematics and one other science subject and/or
  • Laboratory Assistant Learnership

Relief Trainee Technologist:

  • Diploma in Biomedical Technology


Job Specific requirements

  • Overtime as and when required
  • Night shift and weekend duties as rostered
  • Occasional local and national travel
  • General physical health and reasonable endurance and mobility
  • Detail conscious
  • Proficient eye-sight
  • Person cannot be colour blind
  • Own Reliable transport
  • Drivers License

How to Apply

Click here to apply

Closing Date: 21 july 2016

Location: Kimberley

Offer: Market Related

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