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CHIS & CSAIS Clinical Lead

Employer
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Location
Welwyn Garden City
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Child Health and Community and School Aged Immunisation Service is looking to recruit a dynamic and motivated Clinical Lead.

The post holder will work with the Clinical Quality Lead to
  • Ensure the Immunisation service is effective, efficient and safe by supporting the improvement in the capability of the staff and their practice.
  • Support the delivery of an efficient and high quality East of England CHIS.
  • Ensure best practice is built into Immunisation service delivery models and CHIS.
  • Support service audits and highlight areas for improvement.
  • Deliver annual immunisation updates to Practice Nurse immunisers according to the RCN/PHE National Immunisation Training Standard Guidelines.
  • Deliver immunisation updates to HCT CSAIS and CHIS, as required.
  • Support an effective student programme.
  • Ensure the National Immunisation Service is available to the eligible cohort.
  • Ensure immunisation projects achieve outstanding uptake.
  • Implement prudent financial decisions, including being an authorised signatory


Main duties of the job

  • Ensure best practice is built into Immunisation service delivery models and CHIS.
  • Support service audits and highlight areas for improvement.
  • Deliver annual immunisation updates to Practice Nurse immunisers according to the RCN/PHE National Immunisation Training Standard Guidelines.
  • Deliver immunisation updates to HCT CSAIS and CHIS, as required.
  • Support an effective student programme.
  • Ensure the National Immunisation Service is available to the eligible cohort.
  • Ensure immunisation projects achieve outstanding uptake.
  • Implement prudent financial decisions, including being an authorised signatory

If you are passionate about public health through vaccination, we would love to hear from you.

We can offer you:
  • 5% on top of basic salary high cost allowance supplement(subject to a minimum and a maximum payment pro rata)
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending of NHS Trust Service) plus bank holidays (pro rata where applicable)
  • One of the UK's best pension schemes
  • Special Leave for family and personal reasons
  • NHS Car Lease Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Discounts


About us

A big thank you for considering joining us at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

You'll find it a great place to work with many benefits offered to you as a member of our staff

We put our patients, their families and carers at the centre of our vision - Outstanding Services and Healthier Communities

Our staff are proud to be Innovative, Caring and Agile in their work to help achieve the Trust vision

We welcome diversity in our workforce and are interested in applicants from all backgrounds

We don't want you to miss out so we'd like you to know that if we have a high level of interest in this role, the vacancy may close prior to the advertised closing date, so please make your application as soon as possible - Apply now

You've made a great decision to apply to join to HCT - we're looking forward to taking the next steps of the journey with you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

Whilst it is not a legal requirement, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust encourages and supports all staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Registered Nurse/Midwife
  • BSc Community Specialist Practice (School Nursing, Practice Nursing, Health Visiting or other relevant specialist qualification) or relevant experience


Experience

Essential

  • Experience and strong immunisation knowledge
  • Clinical Audit
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Strong Management Skills
  • Strong Supervisory skills
  • Knowledge of current commissioning architecture
  • Up-to-date relevant clinical practice
  • Health needs analysis.
  • Knowledge of evidence based practice. Understanding of current health legislation/priorities
  • Health & Safety At Work
  • Safeguarding Children policies and procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of provider and commissioning organisations.


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • IT skills
  • Team Player
  • Good Record Keeper
  • Adaptable
  • Able to Use initiative and take responsibility
  • Problem Solver
  • Advanced Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Understanding of Budgets
  • Able to work to deadline


Other

Essential

  • Hold a full, valid, UK driving license 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

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Address

Howard Court

Tewin Road

Welwyn Garden City

AL7 1BW



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812-23-TH-CHISCSAISC-01

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