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

Band 5

Main area
Immunisations
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Bank: You will work as and when required, with flexibility to choose your shifts within the constraints of the service.
Hours
Flexible working - Bank - As and when required
Job ref
199-CovidB5-CHS-MC 2
Site
Various Sites across South West London
Town
South West London
Salary
£16.83 per hour
Salary period
Hourly
Closing
31/10/2022 23:59

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19.

 

Job overview

MASS VACCINATION CENTRES

Registered Health Care Professional – Immunisations Band 5 - Bank

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

The NHS is delivering the Covid-19 vaccine.

We now need registered vaccinators to step forward in the continued fight against coronavirus and help to deliver an effective Covid-19 vaccination programme. 

You will be working across one of our temporary standalone sites  or within one of the local schools within  our local community.  We have centres across, Croydon, Teddington and Sutton, 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.

In the meantime, you can prepare by ensuring you are up to date with any annual immunisation training as part of your registered professional training.

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 Registered Health Care Professional working in 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 and the COVID-19 vaccine(s). The post holder will undertake activities such as: clinical assessment, dilution and drawing up of the vaccine from multi-dose vials and post vaccine observations support.
In particular, the post holder will be responsible for:
• The configuration of the vaccination pod and vaccination station.
• Conducting clinical assessments.
• The review of complex medical histories and potential adverse reactions.

• Preparation of the vaccine prior to administration by the immunisers using aseptic technique.
• 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 Assessor Immunisations Bank.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Health Care Professional e.g. NMC for nurses, GPhC for pharmacists and equivalent for other healthcare professionals
  • Current immunisation training / update or willingness to undertake

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Previous experience in similar clinical role
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team

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.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Melanie Cloherty
Job title
Recruitment and Resourcing Team Lead
Email address
melanie.cloherty@nhs.net
Telephone number
07464901493