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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/05/2021.

RHCP Vaccinators and Clinical Supervisors – Brighton

Job Reference: 150-MVCR-1245-BRIGHTON

Employer:
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Vaccination
Location:
Brighton, Brighton
Salary:
£27,416 - £33,176

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • Over 5,000 full and part time staff, with 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

Could you help us fight COVID-19 in your local community?

We need all hands on deck to help us deliver the biggest immunisation programme that the NHS has ever seen. In particular we need registered professionals for our Vaccinator (Band 5) and Clinical Supervisor (Band 6) positions at our vaccination centre in Brighton.

As a Vaccinator (Band 5) you will be responsible for:

  • Conducting pre-vaccination clinical assessments
  • Reviewing patient medical histories and any potential adverse reactions
  • Preparing the vaccine prior to administration by using aseptic technique
  • Dilution and drawing up of the vaccine from multi-dose vials
  • Setting up the vaccination station
  • Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to policies and procedures

As aClinical Supervisor (Band 6) you be responsible for overseeing a team of Immunisers. You will responsible for:

  • Supervising clinical assessments of patients prior to vaccination
  • Supporting the reviews of complex medical histories, any potential adverse reactions and offering specialist advice as needed
  • Ensuring the vaccination station, from set up to running the station, complies with relevant procedures
  • Clinical supervision of safe immunisations
  • Supervision of drawing up and preparation of the vaccine before administration and ensuring that each vaccine activity is recorded
  • Delivery of the safe immunisation service and assisting any agreed changes needed within the setting and service areas
  • Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to policies and procedures

We need people who can work as flexibly as possible, including evenings and weekends.

It’s an ambitious programme and we have a mountain to climb, but if we work together now we can get back to a normal way of life much sooner. Let’s do this, together.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMass Vaccination Recruitment TeamEmail addresssc-tr.mvrecruitment@nhs.net




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