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Clinic Nurse Occupational Health - Cross Site

Employer
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Eastbourne/Conquest
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
3 Oct 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Previous applicants need to apply

Occupational health teams keep people well at work - physically and mentally. Occupational health services will help keep your employees healthy and safe whilst in work and manage any risks in the workplace that are likely to give rise to work-related ill health.

At ESHT we proudly have an inhouse Occupational Health service, which supports our people to be healthy at work and supports our trust to be a healthy place to work. We help to keep colleagues safe while in work and manage any risks in the workplace that are likely to give rise to work-related ill physical and mental health.

The role of the Vaccination Clinic Nurse is essential for our service to be able to offer this support to the organisation, by offering vaccines to employees, we are supporting them to be healthy at work, supporting our services to be safely staffed, protects our patients and avoids our people taking any vaccine preventable illness home.

This is a diverse role, which requires a confident nurse to work autonomously undertaking clinical assessments and providing vaccinations within established PGDs.

Main duties of the job

To provide clinical vaccination and screening services in relation to Occupational Health, to ESHT staff and other identified staff in collaboration with the multidisciplinary Occupational Health team.

To provide assurance as to the maintenance and functioning of clinical areas within the OH service to uphold safe, quality clinical duties.

To provide support to the Duty Nurse function of the service, in relation to the co-ordination and delivery of clinical duties required in response to outbreaks, contacts with infectious diseases and body fluid exposures/injuries.

To support the Occupational Health service with the implementation of developments, audit activities and improvements within the service.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RGN With evidence of post registration training.
  • Evidence of a qualification in phlebotomy and/or immunisations.
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD and professional portfolio to meet revalidation standards.


Desirable

  • Occupational Vaccination, Health surveillance, Health Promotion or qualification in a related subject


Experience

Essential

  • Post registration experience in an acute or public / community health setting.
  • Experience of delivering immunisations and phlebotomy
  • Experience of working and making clinical decisions autonomously


Desirable

  • Experience of working in Occupational Health/ Health Promotion/Education/ Health & Safety or other related field
  • Experience of undertaking vision testing, audiometry, lung function testing or health surveillance.


Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Cross Site

Eastbourne/Conquest

BN21 2UD

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