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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/03/2021.

Registered Health Care Professional – Immunisations

Job Reference: 224-PA2805177-A

Employer:
Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Administration
Location:
RJAH, Various bases across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 pa pr

Here at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Trust, we are very proud of our reputation for providing outstanding care to our patients. Our continued success is accomplished through the skills and expertise of our staff, which is underpinned by our values: Friendly, Caring, Excellence, Professional and Respect. If your values align to ours, and you would like to join us in aspiring to deliver world class patient care, we would love to hear from you.


Fixed Term / Bank and various hours available

The NHS is gearing up for mass delivery of the Covid-19 vaccine, as soon as it becomes available.

While it isn’t yet certain when a Covid-19 vaccine will be available, in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin we are working hard to ensure we are ready to offer it when it is.

This will be the biggest immunisation programme of our time.

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.

We now need your help to fill a number of clinical and non-clinical roles in our vaccination programme teams.

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 the COVID-19 vaccine(s). The post holder will undertake activities such as: obtaining consent, 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.
  • Obtain consent agreements
  • Conducting clinical assessments.
  • The review of complex medical histories and potential adverse reactions.
  • Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to evidence-based policies and procedures and ensuring contemporaneous records are kept.

Our vaccination delivery services will operate out of the following locations:

Vaccination Centres:

  • Telford
  • Shrewsbury

Local Vaccination Services:

  • Ludlow
  • Bridgnorth
  • Whitchurch
  • Market Drayton
  • Oswestry

We will also operate roving teams rotating around the county so that we reach all of our population.

We will operate several different shift patterns covering an 8am – 8pm window. There will be opportunities for a variety of hours and working patterns, please state in your application in the supporting information section your preferred hours and location.

For further information on the role and the programme please contact: Gina Billington on gina.billington@nhs.net or 07900 241585

This is role is advertised on behalf of Shropshire Staffordshire and Wrekin STP by The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHSFT who will act as lead employer for this appointment.

 




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We are committed to Equal Opportunities and welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation. We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the post.

We reserve the right to close a job advert early where sufficient applications have been received. The Trust does not offer interview expenses to shortlisted candidates unless indicated in the advert.

All employees of the Trust are expected to demonstrate our five values which underpin the delivery of outstanding patient care (Friendly, Excellence, Caring, Professional, Respect)

Prospective employees are therefore also expected to demonstrate these values throughout the process, and we would like to make you aware that every interaction with the Trust during the recruitment and selection process will be assessed against the Trust’s Values.

In submitting an application form to NHS Jobs, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. You also authorise the RJAH Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

Your application form and reference must include a minimum of 3 years employment or education history. Please explain any gaps in your employment/education history and reasons for these gaps.

The Trust reserves the right to withdraw any offers of employment if pre-employment checks are not satisfactory, including references and previous attendance record.


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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