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Part Time - 28 hours per week
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Ipswich - Blood Clinic
£15,404 - £18,157 per annum pro rata
23/02/2018 08:00

North East Essex and Suffolk Pathology Services
Quality, Compliance, Customer Focussed

North East Essex and Suffolk Pathology services are a partnership of Colchester, Ipswich and West Suffolk hospitals, formed on 5 May 2017. Our vision is to deliver innovative, high-performing pathology that is focussed on our customers and delivers high quality and fully compliant services.

Our partnership is clinically led and designed to achieve the benefits of scale that can be achieved by three hospitals working together, while remaining close enough to our customers to meet their needs and support the excellent clinical care provided by our hospitals.

We are committed to attracting and retaining the best pathology staff and if you want to work with us to develop your own career and help us achieve our vision then we would like to hear from you.

Part Time – 28 Hours per week -  including weekday and weekend working (plus enhancements for weekend hours)

Local applications are invited for a phlebotomists to work in the Ipswich area – based at Ipswich Hospital.
We are looking for fit, reliable, friendly, hardworking, experienced staff who thrive in a busy, but rewarding environment, providing a blood taking service for Outpatients and the ward patients based at Ipswich Hospital. Staff will be required to cover at Riverside Clinic from time to time

Flexible working to cover short notice absence will be a huge advantage. An ability to stick to strict working protocols must be demonstrated and is an essential part of the role.

Overtime will be required to cover sickness absence and planned leave. Bank holiday ward cover at Ipswich Hospital, on a rota basis, will be worked as additional overtime and attracts Agenda for change rates of pay.

Applicants who present a professional appearance and caring attitude who put patients at the heart of what they do are actively encouraged to apply. An initial training period from Monday to Friday will be required for all new members of staff and will take place at Ipswich Hospital.

All phlebotomy staff are required to participate in the cover of bank holidays on a rota basis.

Interview Date: TBC
Come and join us and be part of the new North East Essex & Suffolk Pathology Services.

The role:
We are looking for a Healthcare professional who can understand the changing services of pathology and represent the new service going forward.
The post holder must be able to:
1. Commit to working Saturday and Sunday for 4 hours on a rota basis – for which there is an enhanced payment
2. Work in the hospital ward environment with patients who may be severely debilitated
3. Adhere strictly to established protocols and trust policies
4. Have excellent work attendance and good time-keeping
5. Provide a caring and professional service for users
6. Maintain high standards of professional appearance
Location: Blood Clinic - Ipswich
It is essential to this role that the applicant has a professional and well-groomed appearance and is able to go and promote the service to the users without compromising delivery.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details/informal discussion please contact: Sandra Harvey-Crossland. Phlebotomy Team Lead, Tel: 01473 703727

If you have problems applying, contact

01206 745900