Clinical Supervisor - 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 Clinical Supervisor for 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 (flu) and the COVID-19 vaccine(s). The post holder will undertake a clinical supervisory role, overseeing a team of Seasonal Flu & Pandemic Immunisers.

Main duties of the job

In particular, the post holder will be responsible for: Delivery of a safe immunisation service, assisting to influence and facilitate change within the setting and service areas. Conducting clinical assessments of patients prior to vaccination Supporting the reviews of complex medical histories and potential adverse reactions and offering specialist advice as needed. The supervision of the configuration of the vaccination pod and vaccination station within the mass vaccination delivery model. The clinical supervision of safe vaccination delivery. The supervision of drawing up and preparation of the vaccine prior to administration and ensuring that each activity is recorded. 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.

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.

Date posted

30 April 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Bank

Working pattern

Flexible working

Reference number

214-CEN20-05-30

Job locations

Nottinghamshire

Mansfield Road

Either City of Nottingham or Mansfield Region

NG17 4JL


Job description

Job responsibilities

In particular, the post holder will be responsible for: Delivery of a safe immunisation service, assisting to influence and facilitate change within the setting and service areas. Conducting clinical assessments of patients prior to vaccination Supporting the reviews of complex medical histories and potential adverse reactions and offering specialist advice as needed. The supervision of the configuration of the vaccination pod and vaccination station within the mass vaccination delivery model. The clinical supervision of safe vaccination delivery. The supervision of drawing up and preparation of the vaccine prior to administration and ensuring that each activity is recorded. 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: Delivery of a safe immunisation service, assisting to influence and facilitate change within the setting and service areas. Conducting clinical assessments of patients prior to vaccination Supporting the reviews of complex medical histories and potential adverse reactions and offering specialist advice as needed. The supervision of the configuration of the vaccination pod and vaccination station within the mass vaccination delivery model. The clinical supervision of safe vaccination delivery. The supervision of drawing up and preparation of the vaccine prior to administration and ensuring that each activity is recorded. 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 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
  • Further training or experience in a clinical supervisory position

Knowledge

Essential

  • Previous experience in similar role in public sector
  • Previous experience in immunisation and vaccination
  • Knowledge of immunisation schedules in accordance with national recommendations
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • 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 & Atrributes

Essential

  • Effective skills in communicating complex and sensitive information and in difficult situations, requiring empathy, reassurance, persuasion and influence
  • Practical skills and knowledge of cold chain procedures and medicines management
  • Skills for nurturing key relationships and maintaining networks
  • Ability to analyse and interpret information, pre-empt and evaluate issues, and recommend and appropriate course of action to address the issues
  • Problem solving skills and ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands
  • Ability to make decisions on difficult issues where there may be a number of courses of action
  • Ability to engender trust and confidence and demonstrate integrity in the provision of advice and support
  • Able to work under limited supervision using own initiative, organising and prioritising own and others' workloads to changing and often tight deadlines

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 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
  • Further training or experience in a clinical supervisory position

Knowledge

Essential

  • Previous experience in similar role in public sector
  • Previous experience in immunisation and vaccination
  • Knowledge of immunisation schedules in accordance with national recommendations
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • 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 & Atrributes

Essential

  • Effective skills in communicating complex and sensitive information and in difficult situations, requiring empathy, reassurance, persuasion and influence
  • Practical skills and knowledge of cold chain procedures and medicines management
  • Skills for nurturing key relationships and maintaining networks
  • Ability to analyse and interpret information, pre-empt and evaluate issues, and recommend and appropriate course of action to address the issues
  • Problem solving skills and ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands
  • Ability to make decisions on difficult issues where there may be a number of courses of action
  • Ability to engender trust and confidence and demonstrate integrity in the provision of advice and support
  • Able to work under limited supervision using own initiative, organising and prioritising own and others' workloads to changing and often tight deadlines

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.

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.

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

Mansfield Road

Either City of Nottingham or Mansfield Region

NG17 4JL


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

Mansfield Road

Either City of Nottingham or Mansfield Region

NG17 4JL


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 6

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Bank

Working pattern

Flexible working

Reference number

214-CEN20-05-30

Job locations

Nottinghamshire

Mansfield Road

Either City of Nottingham or Mansfield Region

NG17 4JL


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