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Clinical Educator

Job Reference: 317-2021-VC-27

Employer:
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Vaccine Programme
Location:
Regional, 317 07 Northern Genetics Service
Salary:
£32,306 - £39,027

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with around 16,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.

Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We’re also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients ‘contacts’ each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

Newcastle Hospitals are proud to be one of the exemplar organisations across the NHS on sustainability, with a long history of delivering Sustainable Healthcare in Newcastle (Shine) and the first healthcare organisation in the world to declare a climate emergency. Our strategy includes commitments to being Net Zero by 2030, for our direct carbon footprint, and Net Zero by 2040 for our footprint plus. Delivering these ambitions will not be possible without the help, support and action of every single member of our team.


The Covid Vaccination hub for the North East and North Cumbria requires staff with the knowledge and skill to safely deliver the vaccine. This post will be key in supporting the delivery of education and assessment of registered healthcare professionals and those in support roles, around vaccination.

 

The successful candidate will be expected to

    • Deliver face to face training to staff who will be working in vaccination hubs, this may include teaching novice vaccinators to prepare and administer an injection.
    • Provide support to staff within hubs, identifying gaps in knowledge and escalating this to the band 7 Educator or team leader
    • Undertake assessment to confirm that vaccinators have met the required standard of competence
    • Act as a role model for provision of high quality and safe care.

 

You will have recent experience in the delivery of individual and group education.You will be able to respond quickly and flexibly to changes in policy which impact on current education and support the education team to respond and adapt. May be required to act as a mentor/supervisor to staff employed in the vaccination hubs in the region. You will be an excellent communicator who is able to positively engage with staff at all levels.

 

You will be expected to cover all of our sites in the North east Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Darlington and Middlesbrough. Your base will be the closest site to your home address.

For further details please email: Nuth.CovidVaccineNENC@nhs.net

For further details / informal visits contact:

Email addressNuth.CovidVaccineNENC@nhs.net




Important note on completion of reference section of Application Form

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

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Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month’s pay.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.


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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