Phlebotomy Clinic Support Volunteer

Our Phlebotomy Clinic at Stamford Hospital is very busy and need support in managing expectations and assisting with reducing wait times.

 

Location: Stamford Hospital

 

Days/Hours required: Tuesday – Friday 2pm – 5pm

 

Main Tasks:

 

Greeting patients in the entry area, checking to see that they have brought with them their blood forms (they will not be able to be seen without these and therefore we need to check beforehand). Explaining the waiting time. Asking patients to remove their coats and have their sleeve rolled up (where possible) before going in as this will save time spent with the clinician meaning waiting times will be reduced.

The Difference you will make.

Volunteers have a unique role at the Trust and make a real difference to the patient experience and enable staff to focus on ward priorities. Your support will brighten up a patient’s day and provide a friendly face to talk to. 

Requirements: We need you to commit to a fixed shift once a week. You will need to be reliable as we require volunteers who are committed to the days\times advertised, you will need to have excellent communication skills, be caring, approachable and can work as part of the team.

Volunteers will need to complete a DBS and Occupational Health declaration as part of the recruitment process, we will also conduction a risk assessment to ensure your safety and suitability for the role. Full training will be provided.

All successful applicants will receive a volunteer induction at Peterborough City Hospital, relevant training and on-going support in the role. You will be issued with a volunteer badge/uniform, parking permit and be able to claim travel expenses within a 20-mile radius of the Hospital.