Posted 28 January 2022
Up to £10 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Sciences

Job description

Job Title: Phlebotomist
Location: Whitechapel, London (E1)
Hourly Rate: £10.00 per hour
Duration: Temporary, Ongoing
Hours: Shifts between 8am-6pm Monday-Friday (37.5 hours per week)

About the company

Kelly Services are working in partnership with an industry-leading clinical development services business, pioneering human disease models based upon viral challenge. Using human challenge studies to establish early proof-of-concept, their clinical trial platform can accelerate drug and vaccine development in respiratory and infectious disease.
Our client conduct studies and provide services for customers, both pharmaceutical and biotech companies, utilising a range of different client trial and laboratory methodologies across differing viral challenges.

About the job role
The Phlebotomist's role is to effectively assess volunteer's venous access and correctly use phlebotomy methods in accordance with current regulatory requirements i.e. ICH-GCP. They will work collaboratively with the nursing team to meet the needs of volunteers and support the delivery of policy and procedures.

  • Assessing the suitability of volunteer's veins for cannulation
  • Using the correct venepuncture method to obtain a blood samples
  • Maintaining sample integrity and ensuring samples are correctly labelled and handled
  • Promote wellbeing of subjects during and after the venepuncture process, participating in vasovagal management
  • Responsible for escalating any incidents to the Screening Manager / Screening physician
  • Involvement in the preparation and planning of daily activities of the screening clinic
  • Practice in accordance to internal policies, Standard Operating Procedures and Study Protocols
  • Assist with the daily management of the clinical area
  • Providing information and correct versions of documentation to volunteers, ensuring these are completed correctly
  • Support with venepuncture training of new team members in collaboration with Training Coordinator
  • Monitor work areas and practices to ensure that they are safe, free from hazards and conform to health, safety and security legislation, policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Participate in audits where appropriate
  • Administrative duties when designated

Qualifications and Experience required

  • GCSE Grade A-C Maths and English (Or equivalent)
  • Immediate Life Support
  • Hep B Immunisation
  • Demonstrated customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to listen, clarify, identify solutions and agree actions
  • Good IT skills (Word and Excel or equivalent)
  • Strong and demonstrated attention to detail
  • Positive and Supportive Team player

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As an Equal Opportunities employer we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.