About DKMS

Work with us

Join our dynamic team and be part of a global charity saving the lives of people with blood cancer.

Last updated: 11/10/2021

Since launching in 2013 we’ve experienced huge success. We’ve registered over 500,000 potential blood stem cell donors and facilitated over 800 donations.

We wouldn't be where we are without the hard work and dedication of our amazing team. As a rapidly growing organisation we are on the look out for talented new recruits who share our vision for a world where everyone in need of a blood stem cell donation can find a match. Together, we can give more second chances at life to people with a blood cancer or blood disorder.

To apply, please email your CV and Supporting Statement to us.

Human Resources

Thank you for your interest in working at DKMS UK, our current roles are listed below.

Closing Date for Applications 24/10/21

Interviews Held 1/11 & 2/11/2021

Candidate privacy notice

The candidate privacy policy makes you aware of how and why your personal data will be used, namely for the purposes of the recruitment exercise, and how long it will usually be retained for.

Why work for us?

Inspired by our vision to ‘delete blood cancer’ we work with passion, enthusiasm and dedication. We work together to promote the sharing of ideas and always encourage creativity. A team in the truest sense of the word, we support each other to achieve our goals. We value diversity and strive to reflect the communities we serve. Our people are at the core of everything we do, together we help give blood cancer patients a second chance of life.

Healthy Workplace Foundation 2019 Logo

The London Healthy Workplace Award (LHWA) is an accreditation scheme coordinated by the Mayor of London’s Office and supported by Public Health England. DKMS has attained the foundation award for our commitment on enhancing our employees’ health and wellbeing.

What we offer

Annual Leave

25 days per annum plus public holidays

27 days per annum plus public holidays (Senior Management).


DKMS will make a pension contribution of 5% of an employee's salary, when matched by an employee contribution of 3%.

Life Insurance

The scheme will provide a lump sum benefit to your chosen beneficiaries in the event of your death whilst employed with DKMS.

Corporate Eye Care Scheme

We will pay for one eye test per year for every employee.

Employee Assistance Programme

You can get free & confidential 24 hour telephone counselling on a wide range of issues.

Learning & Development

DKMS is committed to the training and development of its staff. Financial support and/or study leave may be offered to individuals who are studying for professional qualifications.

Season Ticket Loans

A season ticket loan for travel is available to all staff who have successfully completed their six month probationary period. Re-payments will be taken from net salary in monthly instalments.

Cycle to Work Scheme

Available to all staff who have successfully completed their six month probationary period, the cycle to work scheme provides excellent tax savings on a wide range of bikes and equipment.


For staff with 52 weeks continuous service

8 weeks full pay, 18 weeks half pay, 13 weeks statutory pay


2 weeks full pay


Based in leafy Chiswick, our office is a short distance from Chiswick Park and Turnham Green stations (District Line) and Chiswick overground station.

A map showing the location of the DKMS office

Help us find more donors

Everyone who needs a blood stem cell transplant needs to find their 'perfect match' donor. Can you help?

More about DKMS and DKMS UK

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