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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/07/2020.

Pre-Analytical Supervisor

Job Reference: 358-2267182-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Supervisory and Training, Pre Analytical
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicestershire
£19,737- £21,142 per annu

A vacancy has arisen for the position of Pre-Analytical Supervisor in the busy Reception & Data Input areas of the combined Haematology and Biochemistry departments (Blood Sciences) within Pathology at University Hospitals of Leicester. The role will require the candidate to work at all three UHL sites of the LRI, GGH, and LGH.

This is not a Biomedical Scientist training post and therefore not a ideal position for trainee biomedical scientists.

Providing support for the smooth running of the laboratory, your duties will include:
Receipt of Pathology samples prior to analysis which involves manual handling.

Inputting of data from patient request forms onto the system.

Dealing with patient result enquiries via the telephone.

The post will also involve a number of general administration and housekeeping duties.

There is also an element of manual dexterity required in this role
Supervisory responsibilities of staff.

Training for all other team members for all duties in Specimen Reception
Some basic laboratory duties.

The Pathology Laboratory is open 24/7 including nightshifts and weekend working and you will be contracted to work shifts within this period. You will be required to work on 24/7 contract including weekends and nights.

The successful applicant will be educated to GCSE level or have equivalent experience, have an excellent telephone manner and possess good keyboard skills with previous experience involving a keen attention to detail.

Highly organised and conscientious, you have the ability to plan and organise your own work, and to adapt flexibly when circumstances change. A dedicated team member, you will bring a pleasant and helpful approach to your dealings with patients, visitors and staff, both face-to-face and on the telephone. In return for your commitment you will be a valuable member of team helping to deliver high quality patient care across the Trust and wider community.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Paul Staples - Specimen reception Manager

0116 2586570


or alternatively

Mr Jason Blake - Specimen reception Manager
0116 2586531


We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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