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Registered Healthcare Professional - School Aged Vaccinations

Hertfordshire Communit
Schools across Suffolk, Suffolk
Competitive salary
Closing date
20 Oct 2021
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Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) was established in 2010 to deliver community services to the 1.2 million residents of Hertfordshire. Our 2000 staff provide a full range of services for adults and children in a variety of settings. We are pleased to be rated as 'Good' by the Care Quality Commission and building on this strong foundation we are committed to further transform to be a truly 'outstanding' organisation.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and encourage applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We support staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements.

We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Trust Values underpin the work we do each day, and we welcome applicants who share the same values.

Don't miss the chance to join the NHS and be part of the exciting new COVID-19 Vaccination Programme for healthy 12 - 15 year old's in schools.

We would love to hear from you if you are interested in this clinical role:
  • Registered Healthcare Professional
  • Fixed term contract until December 2021 with the possibility of an extension
  • Salary - NHS AfC Band 5 - £25,655 - £31,534 (depending on experience) per annum, pro rata
  • 8.30am - 4pm Monday to Friday (part time hours considered but on a full day basis)

Please see below a summary of some of the duties you will be carrying out as part of the Children School Aged Immunisation Service:
  • Complete training as required
  • Clinical assessment pre-vaccination
  • Offer specialist advice
  • Draw up the vaccines (where appropriate)/vaccinate
  • Observe patient post-vaccination and manage adverse reactions response

  • Available for work immediately
  • 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 etc.
  • Current immunisation training / update or willingness to undertake.
  • Being able to drive with access to a car for work is essential as you will be required to travel to different schools every day

As an NHS employee you will enjoy the following benefits:
  • NHS Discounts
  • One of the UK's best pension schemes
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family
  • 27 days paid holiday rising to 33 days (depending on any previous NHS Trust service) plus Bank Holidays, pro rata

Get in touch today to join this fantastic initiative!

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameEmily KayeEmail

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Please note, if we experience a high level of interest in this role the vacancy may close prior to the advertised closing date, so please be sure to make your application as soon as possible.

The first 10 applications will be reviewed in the first instance, based on the date received.

If there are insufficient suitable candidates to shortlist from those, the remaining applications will be viewed in additional batches of 5, until the required number of suitable applications is reached.

Please a pply now and be in the first 10!

Things you need to know............

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to it's preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

We will communicate any interview arrangements with applicants via e-mail so please check the email address you gave on your application on a regular basis.

All new appointments are subject to 6 months' probation period.

Staff recruited from outside the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

If you are successful at interview, then your references will be requested as soon as possible.

All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application being delayed.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications and in line with Government regulation at the time.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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