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NHS Immunisation Vaccinator - Lincoln & Bolton

Job Reference: 298-A-21-87368

Internal Bank (Reed)
Lincoln and Bolton

NHS Immunisation Vaccinator - Lincoln & Bolton


£12.74 per hour

 Lincoln, Lincolnshire

 Contract, full-time

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Are You A Registered Health Care Professional?

Apply today to become a vaccinator for the Immunisations Programme - Bolton & Lincoln

Band 5 AFC - Fixed Term Positions

Payrate - £12.74 per hour

Start date - Immediately subject to pre-employment checks

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.

Role specific

  • Deliver vaccinations to all eligible patients and assist with the overall coordination of the site activity and day to day delivery of the vaccination programme
  • Ensure clinic rooms and equipment are available at the start of each session.
  • Conduct pre-vaccination clinical assessments to confirm the correct vaccination, obtain consent agreement and provide advice on any contra indications and ensure that the patient receives post vaccination advice.
  • Address any concerns that may arise regarding the vaccine and contra-indications with patients.
  • Review medical histories and address any potential adverse reaction risks; provide patients with information on what to do in the event of adverse reactions
  • Assist with the configuration of the vaccination pod:

a) Confirmation and recording of pod setup (in terms of layout and equipment)

b) Confirmation and recording of required vaccine stocks, PPE and vaccine consumables

c) Confirmation of availability for sanitisation materials and waste/clinical waste receptacles

  • Assist with the configuration of vaccine station (as per the Green Book): vaccine, vaccine batch, staff member administrating vaccination, date and site confirmation
  • Ensure vaccine preparation (drawing-up, ensuring correct storage and providing pre-prepared syringes to the vaccination station)
  • Assist and support the vaccination delivery (ensure national guidelines are respected regarding PPE, clinical and non-clinical waste, sanitisation)
  • Ensure that the latest PPE guidance is followed.
  • Work in partnership with patients and carers, gaining consent, and treating all with reassurance, empathy, professionalism and handling difficult conversations
  • Coordinate the infection control and waste disposal, ensuring that all activities are adhered to the highest health & safety standards
  • Ensure the correct observation of the patient’s post-vaccination and offer any support they may need in case of adverse reactions

Responsibilities for policy and service development implementation

  • Observe infection control procedures
  • Adheres to Professional Code of conduct, and maintains own professional development ensuring fit for practice
  • Ensures that all NHS statutory & mandatory training is kept up to date. Attends all mandatory training as needed. This includes BLS, Anaphylaxis and Immunisation training.
  • Follow local and national policy making comments on proposals for change
  • Respond to queries or escalate to the clinical supervisor
  • Support more junior staff in the provision of care including training in the use of protocols as needed.

Are You A Registered Health Care Professional?

Apply today to become a vaccinator for the Immunisations Programme - Bolton & Lincoln

Band 5 AFC - Fixed Term Positions

Payrate - £12.74 per hour

Start date - Immediately subject to pre-employment checks

Required skills
  • Nurse Practitioners


  • Registered Nurses


  • Temporary Placement


  • Health Care Professionals


  • Vaccinations


This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. For Band 1 roles the Trust will pay the cost of the DBS checks and refund to you the cost of the update service. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is part of the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), a collaborative of the NHS hospital trusts from across West Yorkshire and Harrogate working together to provide the best possible care for our patients

If you have any questions about the process please contact LTHT Resourcing on (0113) 2065980.

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