Job Title:
Status: Permanent
Salary:  £10.90 per hour
FTE: Part time- minimum of 20 hours per week or Full Time- 37.5 hours per week
 Location: Practices of Living Well PCN Southampton
Accountable to: Nursing Services Lead
 Supervision exercised:

Please read our Job Description: Job Description- Phlebotomist


Reporting to the Nursing Services Leads, and strictly in accordance with specific Practice guidelines and protocols, the post-holder will be responsible for performing venepuncture to obtain blood samples from adult patients only, as the result of a direct referral, or request, from a GP, Nurse Practitioner or Practice Nurse.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that the patient is as comfortable and relaxed as possible and confirming their agreement to the collection of a blood sample.
  • Collection of sample(s) of blood in accordance with training and procedures.
  • Ensuring samples are stored in appropriate containers.
  • Accurate, legible labeling of all samples to confirm patient identity.
  • Checking patient identification against GP/Nurse request and confirming with patient whenever possible.
  • Recording collection of blood sample in patient record in accordance with Practice procedure.
  • Ensuring that samples are dispatched to the appropriate laboratories in a timely fashion.
  • Ensuring that anomalies are reported to the Nurse Manager.
  • Notifying the GP/Nurse of any significant patient issues.
  • Liaising with and assisting members of the administrative team.
  • Ensure accurate and legible notes of all consultations and treatment are recorded in the patient computerised record.
  • Attend and participate in nurse and practice meetings as required.
  • To assist in the education of colleagues (HCAs) and medical students where required.

The Candidate: 

  • Previous experience in health care environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Personal commitment to the values, vision and objectives of the Partnership
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise workloads
  • Dependable and flexible
  • Team player
  • Commitment to high quality patient care, customer service and efficiency in all aspects of the Partnership’s operations
  • Evidenced commitment to equality and diversity
  • High expectation of self and others
  • Desirable- previous experience and training in phlebotomy but not essential

What we can offer you!

  • 5 weeks holiday pro rata PLUS bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership with a 14.38% employer contribution rate
  • Employee Wellbeing initiatives
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Monthly employee award
  • Investment in developing your skills and progression opportunities, across the Partnership
  • First consideration for other internal recruitment opportunities

To apply
• Provide an up-to-date CV and a supporting cover letter, detailing how you meet the requirements of the role. candidate for this post
• Applications are to be e-mailed to

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you.

Dave Barclay

Managing Partner (Non-clinical)