Covid-19 Vaccination Programme Clinical Manager - Band 8a

Royal United Hospitals
Competitive salary
07 Jun 2021
12 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire. We provide 759 beds and a comprehensive range of acute services including medicine and surgery, services for women and children, accident and emergency services, and diagnostic and clinical support services. The CQC recently rated the care we provide as outstanding .

New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at our Trust. You will work alongside high calibre staff, many of whom have a national and international reputation for specialist expertise and world-class care, focusing on providing the best services to our patients. Our values are simple; Everyone Matters, Working Together, Making a Difference, and represent our aspiration for the type of hospitals we want to be.

Bath is a wonderful place to live and work. Our main hospital site is 1.5 miles from the city centre and is served by great transport links including Park & Ride services and the national cycle route 24, 244. Bath offers excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene.

If we receive high level of applications, the vacancy may close early. So, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. If you feel you need additional time, please contact recruitment to discuss if we can help.

Your NHS needs you!

Role: COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Clinical Site Managers

Salary: Band 8a, £45,753 - £51,668 pro rata

Contract: Flexible bank contracts

Location: Bath Racecourse & Salisbury City Hall.

As you will have seen, the vaccine programme has made a great start and we are now looking to expand our team of Clinical Site Managers to help deliver this vital protection to people in our area. The local vaccination sites are open 7 days per week currently 08:00 - 20:00.

As a COVID-19 Clinical Site Manager, you will be responsible for clinical oversight of multiple vaccination and post-vaccination observation area within a mass vaccination site. You will also be responsible for:
  • Coordination and oversight of screening and vaccination delivery
  • Provision of adequate leadership and support to all staff and those attending to be vaccinated.
  • Clinical escalations of clinical supervisors, clinical assessors and vaccination staff.
  • Clinical review of patient safety conditions and identification of potential clinical risks and concerns.
  • Ensuring the effective delivery of care including undertaking specialist procedure, providing specialist advice, structured education and ongoing support to the site staff and the patients
  • Providing strong leadership and support to all staff and those attending for vaccination
  • Ensuring adherence to infection prevention and control precautions
  • Providing clinical support and being a point of referral for escalations throughout the shift
  • Overall management of the site, ensuring initial resolution of any issues and escalations as required
  • Collection, collation, and submission of activity data as part of the national daily submission
  • Coordination of the staffing roster, ensuring safe and appropriate cover

To be considered for the role, you must be able to demonstrate you have the following skills, knowledge and experience:
  • Educated to a graduate or equivalent level of experience of working at a senior level in specialist area.
  • 1st level RN/RMN/RNLD with considerable experience of working at management level within the NHS
  • Have experience as a leader/manager and able to work autonomously
  • Be able to use own judgement to define and manage competing priorities
  • To work to agreed local and national policies and procedures
  • Experience at facilitating and resolving challenging conversations
  • Extensive knowledge of specialist areas acquired through post graduate diploma or equivalent experience or training plus further specialist knowledge or experience to master's level equivalent
  • Must have an understanding of the background to and aims of current healthcare policy and appreciate the implications of this on engagement
  • Member of relevant professional body

If you have any questions please contact us via our dedicated Recruitment Team email address:

Please note this campaign will close on Friday11th June, 2021 or sooner should be we receive sufficient applications.

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Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applications from job seekers needing Skilled Worker sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside all applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry to the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have lived continuously/ cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18) are also subject to this requirement.

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If offered a position, your information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record database and a local file will be created and retained at the Trust. For further information about how we use your data, please refer to our privacy notice.

Notifications & Communication
All communication is via email/NHS Jobs. Please check these regularly. If you are not contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date (5 weeks for consultants) please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we cannot provide feedback on application forms.

If offered a position, we will request references by email covering the last 3 years of work or study. One referee must be your current/most recent line manager or tutor. Please supply an organisational email address for your referees on your application form.

Disclosure & Barring Service
All posts are subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, as per guidelines set out by the DBS.

Smokefree Site

The RUH is an entirely smokefree site - colleagues, patients and visitors are not permitted to smoke anywhere in our grounds.

Please note, unless specifically agreed with the Recruiting Manager, the Trust does not pay interview expenses.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website .

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/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.

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