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Senior Paediatric Phlebotomist

Portland Hospital – London
Full time
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Job Title: Senior Paediatric Phlebotomist

Location: The Portland Hospital for Women and Children

Hours: Permanent/Full Time – This service operates Monday-Saturday and you will be required to cover a range of shifts during this period. You may also be required to cover other HCA facilities.

The Portland Hospital for Women and Children

Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits (pension, private health insurance cover, flexible benefits and career development opportunities) 

About the role:

We are looking for a professional Phlebotomist with at least two years of continuous experience and expertise in paediatric and neonatal phlebotomy. By taking on the Senior Phlebotomist role at the Portland Hospital, you will become a valued member of our amazing multicultural outpatients’ team and, together with other members of our phlebotomy team, will be in charge of providing high-quality care whilst performing blood tests on patients of all ages (from new-born to elderly).

Skills & Experience:

  • Certification for Venepuncture training and competency (both adult and paediatric)

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in paediatric and neonatal phlebotomy

  • Has sufficient clinical knowledge and evidence-based practice to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the post

  • Excellent communication skills

  • In-depth understanding of safeguarding principles (children and vulnerable adults)

  • Ability to demonstrate effective team working as a component of efficient case management to ensure optimum service provision for patients and consultants.

  • Ability to work independently and without direct supervision in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to use work-based Technology Systems

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others. 

Why HCA UK? 


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.    


We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. What you’ll be eligible for: 

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you   

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals   

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service   

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme   

  • Group Life Assurance from day one   

  • Critical illness cover   

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay   

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland   

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you   

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers   


Diversity and Inclusion   


Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.   


We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.   

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