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Freelance Phlebotomist - Carlisle, Cumbria

  • Carlisle, United Kingdom

Job description

Ally Health is recruiting for a freelance phlebotomist in Carlisle, Cumbria. You will be joining a group of existing phlebotomists, providing high-quality care to our clients and liaising with our Clinical Operations Team as required to report on activities.

This role requires you to be able to travel and have your own car, as the vast majority of our appointments are delivered in the community (usually within the patient's home).

The role is suitable for an experienced Phlebotomist (at least six months full-time) who wants to work flexibly. By joining Ally Health, you will have access to the best tools to support you as a freelance phlebotomist and the flexibility to work at hours and schedules that suit your “work life balance”. Ally Health’s technology will let you communicate effectively and seamlessly with patients, log task completion, manage cancellations and seek support live.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have a strong track record in providing excellent phlebotomy services for at least six months. Be part of the innovative service in home healthcare testing by joining Ally Health. You will be someone who is reliable, friendly, honest and able to maximize customer experience.

At Ally Health, we value our staff and will offer successful candidates:

  • Flexibility and competitive pay rate
  • Weekly pay
  • Regular clinical and managerial supervision and support
  • A programme of in-service training and exciting development opportunities
  • Opportunity for service development and audit
  • Agile working devices to support community and clinic based working

Job requirements

  • Experience: Minimum 6 months phlebotomy experience
  • DBS Disclosure of convictions (enhanced, child and adult)
  • Insurance: Personal professional indemnity insurance (evidence required)
  • References: 2 referees, at least one from your recent employment
  • Driving License: Full driving license and access to own vehicle
  • Language: Fluent English (required)

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Clinical duties:

  • To carry out blood tests requested and booked domiciliary visits, as a lone practitioner with telephone and mobile app support.
  • To seek advice and support from a more senior/experienced colleague/Ally health Clinical team for matters outside the sphere of responsibility, knowledge, or skills.
  • To ensure that domiciliary blood samples are posted or brought to the hub in time for the courier collection.
  • To document into the patient’s medical record of blood tests taken.
  • Report to the Ally Health Clinical team and seek advice on specific risks that are identified, e.g. unsafe environmental conditions.
  • To carry out your duties in accordance with company protocols and guidelines.


  • Adhere to company policies and procedures at all times.
  • Be comfortable working with a digital mobile tool to coordinate job assignments and record patient notes.
  • Take reasonable steps to manage and promote a safe and healthy working environment.
  • Respect the confidentiality and privacy of patients and carers at all times.
  • Maintain a constant awareness of health, welfare, and safety issues affecting colleagues, patients, relatives, and self and report incidents or near-miss events to the Clinical Operations Manager.
  • To function as an integral part of the phlebotomy team.
  • Attend relevant meetings as required.
  • Have working knowledge and an understanding of relevant legislations/policies e.g. Equal Opportunities, Health and safety and confidentiality.
  • Maintain compliance with all relevant training and participate in development and appraisal.
  • This is not an exhaustive list of duties, and the post holder may be required to undertake any other duties as required, to meet the needs of the service, so long as they do not exceed the level of responsibility expected for this grade.
  • Carlisle, United Kingdom