AD HOC Sample Collector / Phlebotomist

Lextox Drug & Alcohol Testing

AD HOC Sample Collector / Phlebotomist


Lextox Drug & Alcohol Testing, Blythswood New Town, Glasgow City

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 1 week ago, 5 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 2636254687ac434da231437770252b77

Full Job Description

We have a vacancy for a Sample Collector / Phlebotomist to join our Sample Collections team within the Glasgow area, on an AD HOC/casual basis. Candidates must be professionally qualified Phlebotomists, have recent experience in various venepuncture techniques (predominately vacutainer and butterfly) and be able to collect samples in non-clinical settings.

Hours: Zero hours - as and when required (AD-HOC). No evenings or weekends.

The Role:

Attending pre booked appointments at various locations in and around the Glasgow area - appointments can be up to a 2 hour radius from your home.
Provide a professional hair, blood and DNA sample collection service.
Maintain and develop excellent relationships with clients, donors as the public face of Lextox.
Implement the requirements of the company Quality management System and help maintain ISO17025 accreditation.
Ensure that all collections are undertaken in a safe, healthy and low risk environment and manner.
Provide statements of truth at point of collection.

Excellent interpersonal and language skills.
Full UK Driving Licence and MUST have own access to a vehicle with business insurance.
A minimum of 2 years' experience in Phlebotomy, post qualification (proof of Phlebotomy competency may be required).


Experience in working within the NHS / Blood Service.
Experience in collecting hair and DNA samples (in-house training is provided for this aspect of the role).

Assignments will generally be within a 2-hour radius of a collector's home address by car. Access to your own vehicle is essential. Successful applicants will be paid on a per collection basis only, plus appropriate travel expenses will be paid, including fuel, parking fees and sample postage. Collections assignments will generally be at either a solicitor's office, local authority office or donor's home; appropriate PPE will be provided.

For this position, the role will involve the taking of blood samples, where Hepatitis B immunity is required.

An enhanced DBS check will be an essential requirement for this role.

Forming part of the SYNLAB Group, Lextox are a UKAS accredited laboratory based in Cardiff. Lextox provide drug, alcohol and DNA testing services for family law cases and childcare proceedings. SYNLAB in the UK is a trusted expert in clinical laboratory and medical diagnostic services., 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.