Lambeth & Southwark Senior Immunisation Nurse

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Southwark and Lambeth
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inc 20% HCAS
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Part Time
Senior Immunisation Nurse Lambeth & Southwark

To participate in School Age/BCG immunisations programme, including administration of the inhaled influenza vaccination.

To assist in the planning, preparation and delivery of school, community and home immunisation services

To encourage children, parents/carers to participate in the immunisation programmes in line with the Department of Health policy.

To ensure children and parents/carers have adequate evidence-based information to allow them to make an informed choice regarding immunisations.

To participate in the school immunisation programme ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to enabling safe effective administration of immunisations in the school setting.

To prepare and assist with immunisation satellite clinics held within the Trust.

Main duties of the job

HRCH Has Been Named Best Place to Work for Employee Satisfaction at the Nursing Times Workforce Summit and Awards 2018

This post offers an excellent opportunity to develop your knowledge skills and experience with Children and Young People within our Immunisation team.

Your role will be one of the senior nurses for school based immunisation programmes across Southwark and Lambeth. As the senior Immunisation Nurse you will be responsible for planning and staffing for immunisation sessions in school and will be supported by the Immunisation lead.In order to give your application the best opportunity, please ensure that you address all the requirements of the person specification when writing your supporting statements.

About us

Community healthcare is unlike any other part of the NHS. It's personalised care that helps people to retain their independence. It's the NHS at its best and the difference you make is truly tangible. Our colleagues often describe us as a family, and we know how important that sense of belonging and support is when you start a new job. It's simple - happy, engaged staff provide better services.

In 2018, we were named'Best Place to Work for Employee Satisfaction'by the Nursing Times. The same year, we won the Workforce category at the HSJ Awards. In the latest NHS Staff Survey results 2020, we had the best response rate amongst community trusts nationally.

We are the top community trust in the country on the theme Quality of care for the third year. We had the highest percentage of staff who felt they are able to deliver the care they aspire to and are satisfied with the quality of care they give to patients or service users.

Infection Control

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see Job Description and Person Specification.

Please contact Team Lead Li-Anne Sriskandarajah for further details:

07443 075977

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse



  • Experience of School Age Immunisations
  • Experience working with children/community work/public health

Skills & abilities


  • Ability to support and manage staff

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 NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Hounslow and Richmond Community NHS Healthcare Trust


Big Yellow Flexi offices

46-65 Southampton Way

Southwark and Lambeth


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