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Phlebotomist

Job Reference: 425-A-19-25675

Employer:
Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Clinical Chemistry
Location:
Sheffield
Salary:
£17,787 to £20,448 per annum pro rata

The Department of Clinical Chemistry provides a specialist paediatric pathology service to patients at Sheffield Children's Hospital. It is a busy, but friendly, department with a team of 60 staff. The Acute Section provides the Trust with a 24/7 analytical service. Staff from Acute also collect capillary blood from patientsat SCH as well as from babies at the Jessop Wing (maternity unit and SCBU) nearby.

We are looking for a Phlebotomist to join our team to assist with blood collection.In addition to this the individual will also participate in sample reception and dispatch of samples in the Acute Section of the laboratory. Full training will be provided.

As well as the core hours there is an expectation that the individual will participate in the Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday rota. This involves working 9am until midday for additional payment or time in lieu (for Saturday) and currently average commitment is a session once a month.

Core working pattern is 08:30 until 12:15 Monday to Friday.




All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.


Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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