Senior Phlebotomist | York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 17 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £22,816 - £24,336 pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 16 June 2024
Location: York, YO31 8HE
Company: York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 6239954/419-6239954-SP-CS

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Phlebotomy is looking for either 2 x 25 hour per week Senior Phlebotomists Or 1 x 37.5 hour senior phlebotomist.

Working Monday to Friday with one Saturday, Sunday worked per month, bank holidays worked on a rota basis.

Senior phlebotomist 1, to work Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Senior phlebotomist 2, to work Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

You will need to be highly competent in Venepunture ideally using the sarstedt monovette system for at least 2 years.

Phlebotomy offers services at York Hospital, working on the wards and in outpatients. We also offer community services at the LNER Stadium Monks cross, Tadcaster, Sherburn and Selby War Memorial. The service is very busy. The team see over 230,000 hospital and GP patient's per year. The ability to work across all our service sites is pivotal.

If you are applying on a secondment basis you must seek approval from your current line manager

Please note: Interviews for this position are held in person

In the Phlebotomy managers absence. You will provide daily supervision for a team of phlebotomists, whilst continuing to encourage their development.

Working to our high standards of phlebotomy, your professional and prioritisation skills will be the key to maintaining an efficient and timely service to the Trust, contributing to the delivery of the best possible care to our patients and the wider community.

To work closely with Medical, Nursing, and Laboratory staff to provide a rapid blood collection service, which is sensitive to service requirements on individual Wards, OPD or GP practices as appropriate.

To provide high quality, timely and effective phlebotomy services to patients in designated areas as directed.

To provide support and reassurance to patients when preparing them for venipuncture. including patients with learning disabilities or language difficulties.

To train staff and induct new staff, including assessing and declaring competency to practice for new staff,

To ensure efficient planning and prioritisation of individual workload and workload of phlebotomy staff.

To assist in the selection of new staff as directed by the Phlebotomy Manager and be conversant with regulations regarding legal and effective recruitment.

To monitor sickness within the team, and to deal at an informal stage, including return to work interviews, to perform yearly appraisals as directed by the Phlebotomy Manager.

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
• Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependents
• 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
• A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
• Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
• NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
• An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
• Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description.

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we arekind; we areopen; and we pursueexcellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.


Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

This advert closes on Sunday 2 Jun 2024

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