Clinical Support - Phlebotomist

  • Department Phlebotomy Department (RSH)
  • Salary £22,383.00 – £22,383 per annum
  • Closing Date 25/09/2023
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 2
  • Job ref 223-PBT-203
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Part time - 20 hours per week

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic person with a caring and friendly nature to join the Phlebotomy Team, working across; The Princess Royal Hospital (Telford), The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, CDC Telford and Whitchurch Community Hospital. This role involves working on Wards and in the community. The main base will be Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

This is a part-time position of 20 hours per week, worked over 4 hours per day Monday-Friday and 4 hours per day on weekends and bank holidays. This will be on a Rota basis and time off will we given when on weekend duty. 

The successful candidate should have excellent communication skills, be able to work under pressure, have an approachable nature, ability to fulfil the travel requirements and the ability to record data accurately. Full and extensive departmental training will be given. Shifts will vary according to service needs so flexibility is important.


Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will be part of a team that provides a phlebotomy service to The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and the community of Shropshire. May also be required to work at alternative sites if needed.


Working for your organisation

At present we have 40 + Phlebotomists working across 3 sites. We provide a safe booking appointment system at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford (PRH), The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and Whitchurch Community Hospital.

We cover inpatients (PRH/RSH only) and outpatients at all 3 sites, providing a service for both GP's and consultants. 


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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