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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/03/2021.

Registered Health Care Professional

Job Reference: 130-COVID-1120-BANK-A

Employer:
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Department:
Immunisations
Location:
Swansea Bay Mass Vaccination Centre, To be confirmed
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close vacancies after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for a post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting Redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.


Are you one of the following clinical professionals, who has recently or are soon to retire?

  • Nurse or midwife currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Doctor currently registered with licence to practice with the General Medical Council(GMC)
  • Pharmacist currently registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • Chiropodist/podiatrist, dietician, occupational therapist, orthoptist / prosthetist, paramedics, physiotherapist, radiographer and speech and language therapist currently registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Dental hygienist and dental therapist registered with the General Dental Council
  • Optometrist registered with the General Optical Council.

If the answer is YES, we would love for you to join our immunisation team within Swansea Bay who have the responsibility for delivering the Covid – 19 vaccine to our population within our Swansea Bay community.

Currently we have three sites, opening times seven days a week 8-830 daily:

  1. Bay Field Vaccination centre- Swansea,
  2. Margam Orangery
  3. Canolfan Centre- Gorseinon.

 

Fixed term Band 5 agenda for change contracts are available, that provide annual leave/sickness and professional indemnity as well as all normal NHS terms and conditions. These fixed term post are for between 15hrs to 37.5hrs per week.

If however you have restrictions in committing weekly to set contract hours, we also have the Covid bank available, which also offers the same Band 5 rate of pay but allows individuals to choose shifts at the three sites according to their availability.

Full vaccinator training that will include face to face training and mandatory E learning modules will be provided prior to commencing employment as a vaccinator. In addition once all mandatory training has been completed, successful candidates will be required to undertake a clinical competency assessment prior to working as a vaccinator.

If you are interested in continuing to help to protect our community against Covid – 19 and meet the above criteria, please register your interest by submitting your application.

 

 

 

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Email address

Cecilia.carpenter@wales.nhs.uk

helen.owen11@wales.nhs.uk




Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and applications are welcomed from persons with disabilities. A disability will not prejudice your application. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability please contact the Recruitment Team, who will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification will be invited to interview.

To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa, unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK. If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.


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.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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