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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/12/2020.

Seasonal Flu & Pandemic Immuniser

Job Reference: J11-WUTHV4

Employer:
NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Location:
Wirral
Salary:
£11.20p/h - £17.91p/h

Seasonal Flu & Pandemic Immuniser

  • Are you looking to return to work in a hospital setting?

  • Are you looking to keep your General skills up while you are specialising in a set role?

  • Do you want to Support your Local hospital by working Bank shifts?

If you have answered yes to the above please contact us as soon as possible.

As Wirral’s largest employer, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the thriving heart of the local community. As Wirral’s only Emergency Department, it is one of the biggest and busiest acute NHS trusts in the North West.

The Trust has been recognised by numerous national awards in areas including dermatology, dementia, patient experience, patient safety, scientific innovation and staff engagement.

The hospital has around 900 beds. With the capacity to treat 30,000 patients a year through all the services and support its provides to patients and its community.

Do you want to work for the biggest and busiest Trust in the North West?

As a NHS Professionals Flexible Bank Worker you will support selected wards in all aspects of care that the Trust expect from our workers, you will have the knowledge and passion to support colleges and patients.

If you want to be apart of a fantastic team and help support the Trust with their vision for providing the best in the country, then we want to hear from you.

If you answered ‘Yes’ to the above, we’d love to hear from you !

 

What we offer:

Band 4

Days: £11.20 Nights/Sat £14.55 Sun/BH £17.91

Start date: 1st December 2020,
Shifts: 7am -9pmvariety available7 days a week

 

This role forms an integral part of mass vaccination delivery within a Region.

The seasonal flu and pandemic immuniser 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 be responsible for administering the vaccine to citizens within a team of staff working in a pod structure as part of the mass vaccination delivery model.

 

In particular the post holder will be responsible for:

  • Configuration of their vaccination station

  • Administration of the vaccine using the National Protocol.

  • Disposal of clinical waste and change of PPE as per national guidelines

  • Adherence to infection control practices between individuals

Responsibilities for patient care

  • Administration of the vaccine to already consented and assessed individuals

  • Assess the patient’s readiness for vaccination

  • Address any concerns and ensure consent and clinical assessment has already taken place

  • Ensure correct syringes and needles used

  • Ensure that vaccine batch numbers are recorded under the correct patient

  • Disposal of syringes and sharps as per the clinical waste policy

  • Take on accountability for administration of the vaccine under the national protocol, once drawn up and clinical assessment carried out.

     

Qualifications

  • Educated to NVQ 3 level in a relevant subject or equivalent level of qualification and short courses or significant equivalent previous proven experience.

  • First aid training

  • Experience in giving injections or immunisations previously

 

In return for your hard work and caring skills, we can offer you some fantastic benefits:

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of shifts at your Trust – Access to shifts before they are available to agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle – Take control of when you want to work
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Book and manage your shifts on the go – Access shifts anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

 

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 126,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Apply

To view this role please visit NHS Jobs or apply direct to NHS Professionals website.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Doreen Innes, Bank Recruitment Coordinator, on 07917193246 or Wirral@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk .

We look forward to hearing from you soon.





Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.



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