Registered Health Care Professional - Immunisations

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

The Nottinghamshire ICS are looking to recruit a core team of vaccinators that will lead the way with administering vaccinations to the general public of Nottinghamshire.

As a Registered Health Care Professional working in immunisations, the post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering a safe and effective service for the mass delivery of vaccinations for both influenza and the COVID-19 vaccine(s). The post holder will undertake activities such as: clinical assessment, dilution and drawing up of the vaccine from multi-dose vials and post vaccine observations support.

You will be based at one of various sites in either the city of Nottingham, the Mansfield area or going out to Care Homes to vaccinate both Residents and Staff .

We would actively encourage applications from experienced vaccinators and those who can administer vaccines under PGD.

Main duties of the job

In particular, the post holder will be responsible for: The configuration of the vaccination pod and vaccination station. Conducting clinical assessments. The review of complex medical histories and potential adverse reactions. Preparation of the vaccine prior to administration by the immunisers. Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to evidence-based policies and procedures.

About us

As this is bank work, you will be able to pick and choose the number of days that you work. Shifts will be available in 6 hour blocks between 8-8pm 7 days a week. Regardless of whether you are available to work 6 hours a week or 40 hours a week we would love to hear from you, any contribution is welcome. You will not be expected to leave your substantive role, in fact its an excellent opportunity to compliment it and expand your skill set.

Date posted

30 April 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Bank

Working pattern

Flexible working

Reference number

214-CEN20-04-30

Job locations

Nottinghamshire

Either City of Nottingham or Mansfield Region

NG17 4BS


Job description

Job responsibilities

In particular, the post holder will be responsible for: The configuration of the vaccination pod and vaccination station. Conducting clinical assessments. The review of complex medical histories and potential adverse reactions. Preparation of the vaccine prior to administration by the immunisers. Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to evidence-based policies and procedures.

Job description

Job responsibilities

In particular, the post holder will be responsible for: The configuration of the vaccination pod and vaccination station. Conducting clinical assessments. The review of complex medical histories and potential adverse reactions. Preparation of the vaccine prior to administration by the immunisers. Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to evidence-based policies and procedures.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level (level 5) in relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area
  • Registered Health Care Professional e.g. NMC for nurses, GPhC for pharmacists
  • Current immunisation training / update or willingness to undertake

Knowledge

Essential

  • Previous experience in similar clinical role
  • Knowledge of immunisation schedules in accordance with national recommendations
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Practical skills and knowledge of cold chain procedures and medicines management
  • Working knowledge and literate with computer skills to use of word document, internet access and email correspondence and electronic record keeping
  • Evidence of continuous personal and professional development and willingness to commit to ongoing CPD

Desirable

  • Specialist knowledge in a relevant subject to post graduate level

Skills & Attributes

Essential

  • Clear communicator with excellent oral, writing, and presentation skills
  • Effective skills in communicating complex and sensitive information and in difficult situations, requiring empathy, reassurance, persuasion and influence
  • Skills for nurturing key relationships and maintaining networks
  • Independent thinker with demonstrated good judgement, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Able to work on own initiative, organising and prioritising own workloads to changing and often tight deadlines
  • An ability to maintain confidentiality and trust

Desirable

  • Problem solving skills and ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands

Values

Essential

  • Commitment to and focused on quality, promotes high standards in all they do
  • Flexible approach to work and ability to cope with uncertainty and change
  • Values diversity and difference, operates with integrity and openness
  • Works well with others, is positive and helpful, listens, involves, respects and learns from the contribution of others
  • Actively develops themselves and supports others to do the same
  • Ability to work in a variety of settings
  • Understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity and good working relationships
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level (level 5) in relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area
  • Registered Health Care Professional e.g. NMC for nurses, GPhC for pharmacists
  • Current immunisation training / update or willingness to undertake

Knowledge

Essential

  • Previous experience in similar clinical role
  • Knowledge of immunisation schedules in accordance with national recommendations
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Practical skills and knowledge of cold chain procedures and medicines management
  • Working knowledge and literate with computer skills to use of word document, internet access and email correspondence and electronic record keeping
  • Evidence of continuous personal and professional development and willingness to commit to ongoing CPD

Desirable

  • Specialist knowledge in a relevant subject to post graduate level

Skills & Attributes

Essential

  • Clear communicator with excellent oral, writing, and presentation skills
  • Effective skills in communicating complex and sensitive information and in difficult situations, requiring empathy, reassurance, persuasion and influence
  • Skills for nurturing key relationships and maintaining networks
  • Independent thinker with demonstrated good judgement, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Able to work on own initiative, organising and prioritising own workloads to changing and often tight deadlines
  • An ability to maintain confidentiality and trust

Desirable

  • Problem solving skills and ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands

Values

Essential

  • Commitment to and focused on quality, promotes high standards in all they do
  • Flexible approach to work and ability to cope with uncertainty and change
  • Values diversity and difference, operates with integrity and openness
  • Works well with others, is positive and helpful, listens, involves, respects and learns from the contribution of others
  • Actively develops themselves and supports others to do the same
  • Ability to work in a variety of settings
  • Understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity and good working relationships

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Nottinghamshire

Either City of Nottingham or Mansfield Region

NG17 4BS


Employer's website

https://www.sfh-tr.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Nottinghamshire

Either City of Nottingham or Mansfield Region

NG17 4BS


Employer's website

https://www.sfh-tr.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Mass Vaccination Team

sfh-tr.massvaccinationteam@nhs.net

Date posted

30 April 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Bank

Working pattern

Flexible working

Reference number

214-CEN20-04-30

Job locations

Nottinghamshire

Either City of Nottingham or Mansfield Region

NG17 4BS


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