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School Immunisation Nurse

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Are you and registered nurse looking for a new challenge?

Central London Community Healthcare Trust is looking for dynamic nurses (adult or children's trained) to join our friendly and supportive School Immunisation Team in the borough of Barnet, Harrow and Hounslow to support the Polio/MMR campaign and the flu programme. These positions are for a fixed term of one year and may suit registered nurses looking to work during term time or part time as the the hours can be flexible.

Our team is responsible for the provision of the Infant BCG Program in Harrow and Barnet as well as all School Aged Immunisations programmes across Harrow, Barnet and Hounslow.

Main duties of the job

Due to the expansion of this programme, we are looking for motivated, enthusiastic nurses who possess excellent organisational and communication skills to join us in delivering high quality care to children, young people and families in an environment that promotes evidence based best practice.

Full training will be given on induction together with support from the wider clinical team and under the supervision of the Lead Immunisation Nurses. The appointed candidates will be responsible for the provision of the school aged immunisation programme across primary and secondary schools (Harrow/Barnet/Hounslow) as well as Infant BCG (Harrow/Barnet).

APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE - you must hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

Although you will be primarily based in one borough, occasional travel may be needed to the other boroughs.

About us

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T& C's apply
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BAME background. CLCH also has active BAME and LGBTQI networks.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the organisation, assessment of needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of the immunisation programme of care to children in Primary and Secondary schools without supervision.
  • To work in a collaborative manner and liaise with other professionals, schools and agencies to ensure a high-quality immunisation service for children and young people in the Borough.
  • To assist in leading and monitoring the performance and work of the Immunisation team.

Please refer to the attached job description for full list ofresponsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Current UK registered RGN / RN (Adult), RSCN/RN Child, Children's Community Nurse or School Nurse
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Mentor or practice based learning training


  • Post-registration qualification in children's nursing or equivalent



  • Evidence of recent nursing experience in childrens nurse
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team ? Experience of working with children and youngpeople
  • Experience of co-ordinating and managing a team ? Experience of teaching others and mentoring students
  • Experience of evidence-based care
  • Willingness to learn to administer Bcg vaccine


  • Experience of Administering Bcg vaccine

Skills & Knowledge


  • Knowledge of NMC Code of ProfessionalConduct. ? Knowledge of Children's nursing and issues in a school setting and relevant NSFs and other national standards
  • Knowledge of the audit process ? Knowledge of evidence based practice
  • Knowledge of clinical governance ? Knowledge of clinical supervision
  • Knowledge of managing difficult situations and conflictresolution ? Knowledge of how equal opportunities can be implemented in practice
  • Has a range of clinical skills and expertise relevant to continuing care of children and young people
  • Able to work effectively in a team ? Able to work autonomously, planning and prioritising own workload and that of others
  • Able to delegate work effectively and safely & manage staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Able to identify learning and development needs and actively seek ways of meeting those needs
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to problem solve and demonstrate clinical reasoning

Key Attributes


  • Able to provide evidence of where you have demonstrated the Trust's Values and Behaviours
  • Able to demonstrate excellence in Customer Service ? Able to meet the required IT Skills for the post
  • Flexible attitude to change and new ways of working
  • Able to carry out the duties of the post, with or without adaptions
  • Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Mill Hill Clinic



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