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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/02/2022.

Registered Health Care Professional

Job Reference: 185-A-21-106063

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Royal Devon and Exeter NHS FT)
Covid Vaccination Programme
£24,907 - £30615 (FTE)

We offer a fantastic benefits package with competitive pay rates, annual leave of 27 days increasing to 33 days after 10 years, access to the NHS Pension Scheme to which you and the Trust contribute. Our Medical workforce has separate arrangements. Alongside this there are extensive training development opportunities with paid mandatory training, support for flexible working and access to an On-site Ofsted graded ‘Outstanding’ Nursery. We promote a healthy work life balance, provide an Occupational Health Service to support you at work and have a number of NHS discounts available either directly through ourselves or online through NHS Discounts. As part of our recruitment process we can tell you more about our benefits package and you will see that we offer everything you would expect and more!

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides Acute and Community services across Exeter and East Devon serving a population of more than 450,000 people. In our latest CQC full inspection of our services, the Royal Devon received an overall rating of “good”. We were rated as “outstanding” for our Emergency and Critical Care services, and for Caring Trustwide.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked as the joint best performing non-specialist Trust in the country for overall patient experience of care in the 2016 Care Quality Commission (CQC) Adult Inpatient Survey.

The main hospital site is in the historical Cathedral city of Exeter that has abundant family amenities and beautiful surrounding countryside. It is situated in the middle of the South West Region with easy access to the countryside and coast of Devon and Cornwall. It is well served by rail, road and air links. Good educational facilities such as the University of Exeter and good Ofsted rated schools are available locally. Our Community sites are equally well positioned and are a good place to work.

Enjoy a good quality of life in the South West and be part of our caring workforce.

Interested, here’s how you can apply?

Please complete and submit your application using theRegistration formwhich can be found via the link, in the right hand side tab, under JOB DESCRIPTION.

The roll-out of the COVID vaccination programme has been an amazing achievement by the NHS as a whole and by the staff and volunteers of our Trust here in Devon.

We are so proud to have already given over 250,000 vaccine doses through our Exeter Vaccination locations. Our main purpose-built site at Greendale Business Park offers patients both drive-through and walk-through services. We are now planning to support outreach mobile vaccination units for hard to reach areas, pop up clinics at events, phase 3 booster programme and the eligible 12-15 year olds.

Could you be part of our incredible success and support the vaccination programme as it expands in and around Exeter via Greendale, and the mobile vaccination routes?

We operate over seven days a week and our shift patterns are 8am -12pm, 8am – 4pm, 12pm – 4pm, 12pm – 8pm, 4pm – 8pm or 8am – 8pm.

We are offering a variety of contracts subject to your availability - Bank, Fixed Term or Secondments from your current NHS role (FTC/Secondments to Feb 2022)

As a COVID-19 RHCP Band 5 you will be responsible for:

  • Conducting pre-vaccination clinical assessments.

  • Reviewing patient medical histories and any potential adverse reactions.
  • Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to policies and procedures.

And as and when required:

  • 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.


Interested, here’s how you can apply?

Please complete and submit your application using the Registration form which can be found via the link, in the right hand side tab, under JOB DESCRIPTION.


Once you have submitted your application, the Mass Vaccination Recruitment and Training Teams will be in contact with you directly to confirm how your application will be progressed.

Should you have any queries regarding the application process, please do not hesitate to contact the Mass Vaccination Recruitment Team via

Thank you, we look forward to hearing from you.


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The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will contact previous employers to confirm employment history to cover a period of at least 3 years. The Trust is only able accept written references; these will be requested via email. One of your referees must be your current line manager and all references must cover the previous three years work or study history.

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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