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Phlebotomy Supervisor - Band 4

Main area
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£20,150 - £23,363 per annum
20/11/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Phlebotomy Supervisor Band 4 – Full Time

Coventry and Warwickshire Pathology Services provides extensive phlebotomy services at 7 main sites; University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust in Coventry and in Rugby, City of Coventry Health Centre in Coventry, George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton, South Warwick Foundation Trust in Warwick and Queen’s Hospital in Burton, with Out-patient and In-Patient services. A number of Community Clinics, GP Clinics and Domiciliary services are also supported by our phlebotomy service, covering, Coventry, Warwickshire, West Leicestershire and East Birmingham.

We are currently looking for a Phlebotomy Supervisor to be based at the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire site. They will work closely with the other Phlebotomy Supervisors in the Network, and also the new Pre-Analytics Lead Supervisors. There will be a requirement to rotate and work as a Supervisor on other main sites within the Network.

We are looking for a keen, flexible, forward thinking, individual, who has extensive phlebotomy experience, and who has experience in a more senior/supervisory role within a phlebotomy environment. You will lead a team of phlebotomists, with support from your Team Leader to ensure the delivery of high quality phlebotomy services to our patient population.

We are in the process of increasing access to our services for patients, and are introducing In-patient, Out-Patient and domiciliary services across 7 days. Applicants will be expected to lead, support and develop this 7 day service.

Applicants who have previously applied for a Phlebotomy Supervisor post within our Network in the past 12 months need not apply.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

Recruiting to Values
To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, we recruit people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are shortlisted, you will be undertaking aValues Based Interview/Assessment,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Fact sheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

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 informal discussions and any questions regarding this post, please contact;

Reece McLarnon, Network Pre-Analytics Lead Supervisor

Direct phone number 07833 047800


Michelle Giles, Network Pre-Analytics Lead Supervisor

Direct phone number 02476 153468

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