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Phlebotomy Supervisor

Band 3

Main area
Phlebotomy
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
320-CDCS-BUR-0327
Site
Queens Hospital Burton
Town
Burton
Salary
£20,330 - £21,777 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
06/07/2022 23:59
Interview date
20/07/2022

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

The successful candidate will support the Phlebotomy Team Leader, Operational Co-ordinator and the Service Manager in delivering a high quality Phlebotomy Service to the Trust and community.   We are therefore looking for an individual who has previous Phlebotomy experience and also has demonstrable supervisory skills.

You will work alongside the existing team leader to optimise and prioritise the throughput of work as well as undertaking appraisals, training and recruitment of staff.

It is expected that you will be flexible and if required work on the Wards and in outpatient and GP clinics which run from 7.45am to 5pm 7 days a week.

 

Main duties of the job

This role involves working at our main site Queens Hospital Burton. You will take an active part in the Phlebotomy service with particular responsibility for the supervision of staff and assisting in the allocation of phlebotomy staff to wards, GPs, Community Hospitals and clinics ensuring an efficient and effective use of staff.

The role involves working on a 4 week rota basis which includes working 1 in 4 weekends.  You must be a car user and have business insurance as you may be required to drive throughout Derbyshire/Staffordshire.

Closing date of applications:  6 July 2022

Interview date:  20 July 2022

Working for our organisation

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:

  • A variety of flexible working options
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB – this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person specification

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Able to perform Phlebotomy
  • NVQ Level 3 or a demonstrable experience of working in a Pathology environment
  • Previous supervisory experience
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of office procedures including health and safety issues

Driving Licence

Essential criteria
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Planning/Org skills

Essential criteria
  • Must be able to prioritise, plan and organise own workload and that of phlebotomy staff
  • Experience in rotas

Communication

Essential criteria
  • Able to respond to external enquiries

Physical rescources

Essential criteria
  • Exprience in stock control and ordering of supplies and consumables

Responsibilities for human resources

Essential criteria
  • Previous experience of conducting appraisals
  • Previous experience of training and recruiting staff

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Step into health

Applicant requirements

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Lorraine Chadwick
Job title
Phlebotomy Team Leader
Email address
lorraine.chadwick@nhs.net
Telephone number
01283 511511
Additional information

01283 511511   Ext  - 5107

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
Training Centre
Rehab Block, Level 3
Royal Derby Hospital
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 783342 / 07385 367225