- Band 2
- Part time - 20 hours per week
- County Hospital
- £18,005 - £19,337 pro rata pa
- Today at 23:59
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Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.
The University Hospital of North Midlands, Mid Cheshire and East Cheshire NHS Trusts are working collaboratively to form a Pathology network (NMCPS) in line with a NHSI directive.
We are looking for a confident and well-presented individual to join our phlebotomy team. The collection of quality blood samples from patients is a vital stage in many medical investigations. The successful applicant must enjoy working with people and possess good communication skills.
Main duties of the job
Full training will be given to the successful applicant - no previous experience is required
We offer a phlebotomy service in a range of locations across North Midlands including Royal Stoke and County Hospitals, ward based, community walk-in centres and community appointment based clinics. Attention to detail is important along with basic keyboard skills and applicants should enjoy the challenge of working in a fast pace patient environment.
The successful applicant will be based at COUNTY HOSPITAL working primarily on the wards. You will also be required to work at community clinics and the phlebotomy suite within the Out Patients Department at County Hospital
There may be the occasional requirement to work at Royal Stoke Hospital
Working for our organisation
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.
We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
You should be able to work independently and as part of a team
It is a requirement of your role you have access to a vehicle for work purposes which must be suitable for traveling to community phlebotomy clinics and transporting samples back to the hospital It is your responsibility to ensure the vehicle is insured for class 1 business use and the transportation of pathology samples Expense will be paid in accordance with Trust Policy when you use your vehicle for work purposed
Hours of work are 20 per week over seven days worked predominantly over 5 mornings 7.30am - 11.30am You will have 2 days off per week and will be expected to work the odd afternoon
Weekend working is approximately 1 in 4 weekends, 7.30am - 11.30am for which you will be given time off in the preceding week
Please include your understanding of the phlebotomy role in your supporting information.
- NVQ /QCF level 2 /apprenticeship level 2 or equivalent in related subject or GCSE English and maths at C grade or above or equivalent
- GCSE at grade c or above or equivalent in a science subject
- Care related NVQ
- Evidence of manual dexterity and technical work
- Experience of working as part of a team.
- Previous work involving Phlebotomy
- Work in a healthcare role or similar
Skills & Knowledge
- Ability to work to defined protocols and seek advice where appropriate
- Basic Keyboard Skills
- Good written communication skills
Other Job Requirements
- Understanding of the job requirements
- Must have transport and be able to travel to outreach/walk-in phlebotomy clinics
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Jennifer Mountford
- Job title
- Phlebotomy Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01782 674241
- Additional information