COVID 19 Vaccination Programme Registered Healthcare Professional

Recruiter
Somerset NHS Foundatio
Location
Somerset
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
19 Jul 2021
Closes
22 Jul 2021
Ref
184-COVIDV40-B-LONG
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Are you a registered health care professional who is keen to support in the fight against COVID-19?

Would you like to be a part of history, making a real difference in the Mass Vaccination Service?

Do you want variety in your role, with the opportunity to work across stunning Somerset?

Then we have the role for you...

Why work in the County Vaccination Team?

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has made a remarkable start in the delivery of our Mass Vaccination Service. We are extremely proud of every individual that has made this possible and, now as we step in to this next phase, we are in need of more passionate and skilled RHCPs to continue with this combined effort. The RHCP post is a key and rewarding role where you can utilise your skills and knowledge to make a real impact in this history making service.

Where will you work?

We are delivering the vaccine in many different locations so we have the opportunity for you to work across a variety of site, keeping each day different and exciting! Travel expenses will be paid as per policy.

*This role requires flexibility to work between county & PCN sites*

What will the role involve?

As a COVID 19 RHCP you will be responsible for:
  • Conducting pre vaccination clinical assessments.
  • Reviewing patient medical histories and any potential adverse reactions.
  • Preparing the vaccine prior to administration by using aseptic technique.
  • Dilution and drawing up of the vaccine from multi dose vials.
  • Setting up the vaccination station.
  • Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up to date skills and adhering to policies and procedures.

If this sounds like a role that interests you then please do get in touch - your NHS needs you!

To be considered for the role you will hold a professional healthcare registration and be willing to put yourself forward to undertake training and lend a hand. You could be a Nurse, Pharmacist, Occupational Health practitioner or other registered healthcare professional as outlined on the national protocol.

(This vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, so we advise that you apply as soon as you possible if interested)

If you have any questions regarding the opportunity, please contact our dedicated Vaccination Recruitment Team via email at: MVP.Recruitment@SomersetFT.nhs.uk

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If you are successful for interview, you will be required to bring ID, proof of essential qualifications / relevant documents with you (More details will follow)

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits - please visit our website.

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