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Job Description

Staff moving to County Durham to live and work do so for the high quality of life, with the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty taking up large areas of the Western parts of the County.

Housing is significantly less expensive to buy than the rest of England, there is less traffic on the motorways and more people get to work within 20 minutes of leaving home than the average for England.

(Source: 2001 Census statistics)

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest integrated care providers in England, serving a population of around 600,000 people. We are a high performing organisation with a track record of success.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our small team of hard-working and dedicated phlebotomists at Darlington Memorial Hospital. Experience in phlebotomy is essential and any candidate invited for interview will be required to demonstrate practical ability during the interview process.

Excellent communication skills are essential to this role as is a friendly and courteous manner when dealing with patients, their families and fellow colleagues.

You will be able to take part in the delivery of a seven day service to wards working on a rotational basis. There is a requirement to work flexibly and you may be required to work at other sites within the Trust as directed by service need.

As a member of the Transfusion Team you will be encouraged to participate in continual professional development.

Please note this position requires a Disclosure Barring Service check (DBS).

We also have a range of nursing, medical and GP vacancies in a variety of settings. If you know of anyone who might be interested in these roles we’d be delighted to hear from them. You can find these posts by searching for County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust employers' list on NHS Jobs, or call the recruitment team on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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