Seasonal Flu and Pandemic Vaccinator
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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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.
Main duties of the job
The seasonal flu and pandemic immuniser 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 be responsible for administering the vaccine to citizens within a team of staff working in a pod structure as part of the mass vaccination delivery model.
In particular the post holder will be responsible for:
- Configuration of their vaccination station
- Administration of the vaccine
- Disposal of clinical waste and change of PPE as per national guidelines
- Adherence to infection control practices between individuals
You will need to be available to work various hours over 7 days, with times to be determined over a 12 hour period.
You will be based at one of two sites in either the city of Nottingham or the Mansfield area.
We would actively encourage applications from experienced vaccinators and those who can administer vaccines under PGD.
In line with legislation from 6th November 2020, the following staff groups are also eligible to undertake immunisations following training and under supervision and are also encouraged to apply
- Health Students ( Medical and Dental)
- St Johns volunteers
- Those with some first aid training and who fulfil the education and experience requirements eg airline staff, lifeguards etc
- Physician Associates
It is expected that you will be available to undertake the mandatory training package prior to commencing in these roles.
If you would like to be involved in this essential piece of work, please get in touch.
Knowledge and experience
Skills Capabilities & Attributes
Values and Behaviours
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).