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COVID-19 Vacancy SWL Bank Clinical Supervisor - Registered Healthcare Professional

Band 6

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Covid-19 Vaccination Programme
Band 6
Bank: You will work as and when required, with flexibility to choose your shifts within the constraints of the service.
Flexible working - Bank - As and when required
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Various sites across South West London
South West London
£20.73 per hour
Salary period
23/12/2022 23:59

Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow.

Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people’s homes all across the borough.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action – our way of engaging staff - we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

Join us and be a part of the team that is making Croydon proud.  #choosecroydon

Job overview

Clinical Supervisor Registered Health Care Professional – Band 6 - Bank

SOUTH WEST LONDON VACCINATION BANK - Hosted by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

The NHS is delivering the Covid-19 vaccine, and the NHS in London is working hard to ensure we are able to offer this to all, at every stage, this is the biggest immunisation programme of our time.

We now need registered vaccinators, with Clinical Supervisory experience to step forward in the continued fight against coronavirus and help to deliver an effective Covid-19 vaccination programme. We are looking to recruit from our local communities to enable us to provide a safe and effective vaccination programme while continuing to offer timely access and minimal impact on other NHS services.

You will be working across one of our temporary standalone sites or within one of the local schools or Pop-ups within the South West London community.  We have fixed sites in Croydon, Teddington, Wimbledon, Sutton and various Pop-ups across SWL.  You are able to choose your shifts and sites through our rostering system.

You will be fully briefed and training will be provided on Covid-19 vaccines.

This advert is for Bank work and you will work as and when required, with flexibility to choose your shifts within the constraints of the service.  Please note - if successful you will receive an offer from Croydon Health Services, as the host Trust for the South West London Vaccination Bank.


Main duties of the job

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 Immunisers.
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

Working for our organisation

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon.

These include:

• Croydon University Hospital

• Purley Hospital

• The Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre in Thornton Heath

• Community bases at Purley, Sanderstead, New Addington, Broad Green, Woodside

• A minor injuries unit in New Addington

The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 3,500 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity. Our Vision: “Excellent integrated care for you and your family, when and where you need it” Our 5 key ‘Here for you’ promises to the people of Croydon are:

• You feel cared for by helpful and welcoming staff

• You feel in safe hands with highly professional staff

• You feel confident in your treatment from skilled teams of compassionate clinicians

• You feel we value your time with convenient appointments, minimal waiting and care closer to home

• You feel it’s getting better all the time as we continue to improve our services

We are one of 17 Trusts in the country who have been accepted as national pioneers on staff engagement and empowerment, through the adoption of "Listening into Action" as a new way of working.

The approach we are taking to “Listening into Action” is new and different.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached supporting document which contains more information about this role - Registered Health Care Professional - Clinical Supervisor Immunisations Bank.

 If sufficient applications have been received for this vacancy it may be closed earlier than the published closing date.


Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Registered Health Care Professional NMC for nurses, GPhC for pharmacists, or GMC for Doctors.
  • Current immunisation training / update or willingness to undertake


Essential criteria
  • Previous experience in immunisation and vaccination
  • Previous experience in clinical supervision

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Trust IDCapital Nurse, LondonListening into Action (LiA)No smoking policyLondon Living Wage is a voluntary commitment made by employers, who can become accredited with the Living Wage FoundationPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Melanie Cloherty
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Recruitment and Resourcing Team Lead
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