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Anticoagulation Section Manager

Wye Valley NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Wye Valley NHS Trust (WVT) for a suitably qualified and experienced Anticoagulation Section Manager to join our Blood Sciences department on a fixed term basis until the end of March 2025.

We are looking for a keen, enthusiastic Healthcare Professional with an interest in developing services to help us continue to deliver exceptional, high-quality integrated care to our patients. WVT is an excellent place to train and develop new skills, and further study will be supported.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide operational, scientific and strategic advice on decisions for the Anticoagulation service as a member of the Blood Sciences Laboratory Management Team. This will include day to day management of the Anticoagulation service making efficient use of available resources to maintain a cost efficient and high standard of service in conjunction with the Blood Sciences Manager.

They post holder will be responsible for the implementation and adherence to policies to meet the requirements of ISO 15189 , reporting on a regular basis to the Blood Sciences Manager and Laboratory Quality Team meetings.

The post holder may also be required to deputise for the Blood Sciences Manager in periods of absence and will be required to provide cover for the service where necessary.

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT , the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

Worcestershire is our neighbouring county. The post holder will be required to travel between sites.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information about the role and responsibilities please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Degree or equivalent, accredited by the IBMS/GNC for the purpose of State Registration.
  • Specialist portfolio or post graduate equivalent experience.
  • Qualified to Masters level or equivalent
  • Evidence of CPD



  • Advanced Practitioner in Anticoagulation
  • Evidence of staff supervisory and training skills
  • Experience of attending patient clinics and performing patient related procedures
  • Experience of Research and Audit

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Evidence of ability to initiate, sustain and evaluate change.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work accurately and efficiently under pressure
  • Possess the ability to perform complex tasks to a consistent high level

Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust


Hereford County Hospital



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