SYNLAB UK & Ireland:

Phlebotomy Supervisor- Band 4

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Basildon
  • Salary: ££25,147 - £27,596
  • AfC Banding: 4

We are looking to recruit Band 4 Phlebotomy Supervisor to expand our team working across at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital, Southend University Hospital and other local community clinics throughout South Essex. As a Phlebotomy Supervisor you will be responsible for the day-to-day supervision of phlebotomy staff in outpatients, wards and the community (including domiciliary).

You will be expected to work across all sites, shifts are variable between 6.15am and 7pm Monday to Friday with regular weekends on a rotational basis.

This role is ideally suited for someone who is experienced, caring, friendly and would like to be a part of a team that contributes towards patient care. You will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work and communicate with a large team across multiple sections.

A full driving license and access to your own vehicle is essential, as you will be required to travel to a variety of community clinic locations. Successful applicants will undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Qualification and Experience:

  • 3 GCSE ‘O’ levels or equivalent which must include English
  • A minimum of 12 months previous phlebotomy experience
  • Phlebotomy qualification
  • Paediatric experience
  • Domiciliary experience
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication skills, a caring and professional attitude are essential, as well as the ability to work under pressure
    in all areas
  • Excellent written and spoken English Language skills
  • Previous experience and confidence using IT applications including Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Full UK driving licence and use of car for work


  • 5 GCSE ‘O’ levels (Grades A-C) or equivalent to include English and Science
  • Previous hospital patient facing work
  • Basic CPR and First Aid Knowledge and competency

At SYNLAB, we believe in nurturing a culture of well-being and ensuring our employees are supported both professionally and personally. That’s why we’re thrilled to offer an exhilarating rewards package, including our incredible Wellbeing Allowance worth up to £1500 per annum for our esteemed team members working in Band 2 – 6 roles.  Additionally, for band 5 & 6 roles, where night shift is part of the role requirements, you will receive enhanced night shift payment.

About Us

SYNLAB UK & Ireland work closely with clinicians, hospitals, occupational health providers and clinical researchers to provide a complete pathology offering.

We operate in increasingly diverse environments which is reflected in our workforce, clients, customers, suppliers, communities and partners. We believe an inclusive workplace culture is the best way to source, attract and retain diverse and talented people, and create a sustainable, high-performing workforce.

We believe our staff is vital to the principle of making a positive difference to healthcare, therefore, we promote a culture of continuous personal development where scientists and staff have the support and resources to acquire new skills and build their careers through learning and development opportunities, coaching and clear career pathways.

We promote an open and collaborative culture where leaders act as role models and facilitate a two-way communication, engage with staff and stakeholders transparently and actively encourage feedback and suggestions.

Please note that we reserve the right to close any adverts once we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you decide to apply for this post but do not hear back from us within two weeks of your application, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

SYNLAB UK & Ireland is a committed equal opportunities employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable UK employment law.

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