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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/11/2021.

Band 5 Registered Health Care Professional - Clacton on Sea

Job Reference: 364-A-3009-A

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Registered Health Care Professional
Clacton on Sea
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum, pro rata

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) is an award winning Trust that provides health and social care services for a population of 1.3million people in Essex, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, and Luton. CQC says we’re still GOOD and now we’re OUTSTANDING for caring!

We employ 5,000 people working across more than 200 sites.

Our services include:

Mental health services

  • We provide a wide range of treatment and support to young people, adults and older people experiencing mental illness both as inpatients and within the community. This includes treatment in secure and specialised settings.

Community health services

  • Our diverse range of community health services provide support and treatment to both adults and children. We deliver this care in community hospitals, health centres, GP surgeries and in people’s homes.

Learning disabilities services

  • We provide crisis support and inpatient services and our community learning disability teams work in partnership with local councils to provide assessment and support for adults with learning disabilities.

Social care

  • We provide personalised social care support to people with a range of needs, including people with learning disabilities or mental illness, supporting people to live independently.

We are looking for individuals to join the EPUT team and be part of transforming services in our communities.

In return we can offer exceptional education, training and development opportunities as well as a wide range of benefits, which include flexible working opportunities from first day of employment, salary sacrifice schemes and the opportunity to buy or sell up to one week of annual leave to support a healthy work-life balance. In addition to this the Trust also offers a generous relocation package where applicants meet the eligibility criteria.

Our approach to recruitment is values based and applicant's must be able to demonstrate the organisations values and behaviours.

Work for us – protect the community – save lives

COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Programme

Band 5 Registered Healthcare Professional

Vaccination Centre - Clacton on Sea

Salary - £25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata

Hours - Full Time and Part Time Flexible Hours Available

Shift Patterns – The mass vaccination programme runs across an 8am-8pm, 7 day a week service. The shift patterns available are; 8am-8pm, 8am-2pm or 2pm-8pm.

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) is recruiting for the vaccination programme across Mid and South Essex Health and Care Partnership and Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System, delivered in partnership with EPUT. The Trust is delighted to have been appointed as one of the three lead providers in the region and is committed to ensuring that the vaccine is delivered to the public at the highest standard.

We are therefore seeking healthcare professionals across Essex and Suffolk to be at the forefront of the local fight against coronavirus – you could be part of it!

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join us and play your part in protecting the community and saving lives. The role forms an integral part of mass vaccination delivery and is an excellent opportunity for individuals to be a part of a new, exciting service and to develop their skills in a new area of work.

The positions currently available are within our Bank Bureau, which provides the flexibly to work full time or part time, as a sole position or in addition to your current substantive role. Alternatively, if you are interested in working on a secondment basis, please contact the Recruitment Team on to query what opportunities are currently available.

By joining the Mass Vaccination Programme, you could be a step towards starting a long-term career with EPUT or the wider NHS. We are committed to developing our staff, creating a positive learning environment and helping you achieve a high level of job satisfaction. We are keen to invest in the potential of all our people who join the EPUT’s Mass Vaccination Programme. If you are interested in the potential for a long term future with the NHS it is our aim to work with you to identify career pathways for longer term employment within the NHS. Therefore after joining the Mass Vaccination Programme, we may get in touch with you to discuss further career opportunities available within EPUT and the wider NHS (subject to availability, eligibility and assessment process).

As a Registered Healthcare Professional working in one of EPUT’s vaccination centres, you will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering a safe and effective service for the mass delivery of covid-19 vaccinations to the local area. You will undertake activities such as clinical assessment and drawing up of the vaccine, as directed by the Clinical Manager of the vaccination centre. Please review the attached job description and person specification for more information.

All online and face-to-face training (where applicable) will be available prior to commencing work in the vaccination centres, meaning that refresher training will be provided if you feel it is necessary. You will also receive additional support from the Clinical Manager at the vaccination centre as and when required.

Once you have applied for the role via NHS Jobs, your application will be reviewed within a matter of days and one of the Mass Vaccination Recruitment Team will make contact with you to outline the next steps of the recruitment process.

Please note that to apply for the position you are required to be registered with a professional body such as; NMC, HCPC, GDC, GMC, GPhC. Please therefore ensure that your registration details are listed on your application form to enable us to proceed with your recruitment application.

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Open, Compassionate and Empowering. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;

  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work



As a newly appointed employee you are responsible for incurring the cost of your initial DBS check relevant to your post, the amount will be deducted from your first salary with the Trust.

Applications for Job Share are positively welcomed

Our Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We particularly welcome applications from people with experience of using mental health services. We also hold the Disability two tick symbol and have made the pledge to commit to employing more people with learning disabilities, we encourage people with a disability to apply. If you require this application form in another format i.e. Braille or audio tape etc, please contact the Recruitment Department on 01375 364513 or email and we can arrange for this to be dispatched to you.

The Trust has the right to expire vacancies prior to the closing date if they so wish. The Trust makes every attempt to contact all applicants and we strongly advise that you check the email account which is registered with NHS Jobs regularly, we would advise however due to the high number of applications we receive that if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to robust safer recruitment processes.

Our vision is “working to improve lives” and we achieve this in line with our organisational values of being compassionate, empowering and open.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

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

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