Senior Healthcare Support Worker (Phlebotomy)

Job Description

Role Summary

Do you have an active interest in supporting patients who require Phlebotomy care? This post is an exciting opportunity for interested staff to develop their career as part of the North Devon Phlebotomy service, working autonomously to run Phlebotomy clinics across multiple Northern Devon Hospital sites.

About the Role

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About the role

Here at North Devon Phlebotomy service, we are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is keen to learn and develop new skills and is passionate about delivering excellent patient care.

This is an exciting fixed term post that will support the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust with the Grail bio-sampling Pilot.

A Cancer Blood Test, the Galleri test, is being assessed by the NHS as part of a large-scale clinical trial, the NHS-Galleri study. This test has been shown in studies to be effective at finding cancers that are typically difficult to identify early – such has head and neck, bowel, lung, ovarian and pancreatic cancers. By assessing the Galleri test at a population scale, we have the opportunity to better understand the performance of this test that can detect a cancer.

This exciting opportunity promotes autonomy and the successful candidate will be supported to run clinics and manage their own patient case load, whilst working closely with the main North Devon Phlebotomy service to safely deliver patient care.

Working Pattern: 24 hours per week, to cover multiple Hospital sites and include weekend working.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

For further information please contact: Jo-Anne Damp; Lead Nurse Outpatients on 01271 311651

This is a fixed term contract for 24 months. For current NHS employees this post could be a secondment opportunity.

As an inclusive employer, the Royal Devon values diversity and is committed to creating a culture of inclusivity where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential. We believe in fostering a sense of belonging and actively encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. We recognise the advantages of having a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.