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Band 5 Immunisation Nurse

Job Reference: 820-1919851-CF

Employer:
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Childrens & Families
Location:
Birmingham and Sandwell, Birmingham
Salary:
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum (pro rata)

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Immunisation Team are responsible for the delivery of the national school based vaccination programme including influenza, HPV, Men ACWY and teenage booster, across Birmingham and Sandwell.

The service also delivers the neonatal Hepatitis B vaccination programme.

We are looking for enthusiastic self motivated registered nurses to join our team.
The successful candidates will be responsible for the smooth running and administration of these nurse-led sessions across educational establishments, community clinics and homes settings. Experience of vaccinations is derisible but not essential, as full training will be given.

The post holder will also be involved in the implementation of public health strategies to optimise the uptake of immunisations as well as Health promotion education around the programmes delivered by the service.

Various hours and locations available.

Please note that in August 2020 the contract to provide Immunisation and Vaccination services across Birmingham and Sandwell will be due for re-tendering.

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust remains confident of being awarded this contract. However, there remains a possibility that a new contractor (NHS or non-NHS) may take over these activities. If this is the case then staff members will be consulted with accordingly and TUPE may also be applicable.

If you wish to discuss this further during your application process please contact the operational manager Fiona Nicholls.

For further information on this post, please contact Fiona Nicholls - Operational Manager on fiona.nicholls@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk

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  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address

  • Please be aware that BCHC utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe’s leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to ‘Be Part of Our Team’ and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information on this post, please contact Fiona Nicholls - Operational Manager on fiona.nicholls@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk




Please be aware that Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via the TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Birmingham is a fantastic place to live and we serve a wide range of people and communities. BCHC is an advocate of diversity and strive to mirror our community as much possible.

We are committed to and actively promote equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals from all areas of the community who meet the specific criteria are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage/civil partnerships.

Promoting Workforce Equality

In response to data held by BCHC which demonstrates that individuals from particular protected characteristics are under-represented, BCHC are striving to redress these imbalances. In order to do this, the Trust is committed to the employment and career development of individuals from these protected characteristics. As part of this commitment, given this under representation, the Trust guarantees an interview to any applicants from under represented protected characteristic for positions at Band 8a and above whose application meets the essential criteria for the post as detailed on the Person Specification.

The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of people from Black, Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. Selection will be on a basis of merit. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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