Immunisation Nurse Kingston & Richmond
Participate in the childhood immunisation programme. This will include being able to assess young people and understand the pre-requisites of giving an immunisation, understanding the contra-indications, the aftercare and the relevant advice to give to the young person.
To understand the relevant Patient Group Direction, the relevant chapter in the Immunisation Green Book (D.O.H) and understand storage and carriage instructions for immunisations.
Contribute to the identification and protection of children at risk of abuse and act in accordance with the local Safeguarding Children's Board guidelines.
Participate in health promotion / education and public health activities related to the Childhood Immunisation Campaign.
To work as part of a team and independently.Main duties of the jobKingston & Richmond Immunisation team
Immunisations are an important part of the healthy child programme for school-age children. We are looking for enthusiastic nurses to join our Kingston & Richmond Immunisation team to help deliver the school immunisation programme for the flu programme 23/24. Immunisation training will be provided.
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 descriptionJob responsibilities
Please refer to the full Job description and Personal specification attached.
Heidi Nielsen Team Lead Immunisations Kingston & Richmond
07880 188215Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential skills and abilitiesEssential
- Ability to communicate effectively
- Experience working with children and young people or in the community
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Car Driver with clean driving licence
Hounslow and Richmond Community NHS Healthcare TrustAddress
Kingston & Richmond
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