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Immunisation Nurse

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Hayes, Hillingdon
£32,720 to £39,769 pro rata term time per annum HCAS inclusive
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you a caring, compassionate nurse who is committed to providing the best service possible for young people? Would you like to work in a fast paced, interesting environment .

CNWLprovides an immunisation service for children acrossHillingdon, Brent, Ealing, Camden, Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham. The serviceis primarily delivered through a school based model, offering all school aged vaccinations. Community clinics are also offered.

We are looking for a band 5 registered nurse with an interest in working with children. Nurses with enthusiasm, energy and a passion for delivering the best care possible and have some knowledge of the childhood immunisation schedule. The role involves regular early starts. The role includes working across the Inner London boroughs of Camden, Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham. Travel may be required to the schools direct each day. In disease outbreaks there may be a requirement to work across any of the boroughs. The immunisation team work closely with other services and key stakeholders such as (but not exclusive to) school nursing teams, child health department, GPs, Public Health England and NHS England commissioners.In return for your commitment we will make sure you receive the support and development you need to prepare yourself for future challenges. We provide good supervision and a first class learning experience in all aspects of community immunisation.

Main duties of the job

Immunisation nurse at school sessions. To be a team worker and support colleagues at school sessions. Delivery of the neonatal BCG vaccine program. To work under a busy environment. To liaise closely with colleagues and school staff and parents. To provide evening and holiday community clinic cover.


The successful applicant may have contact with patients or service users. As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

About us

CNWL promotes that all staff follow the trust values, The team values it staff and would wish to promote development and training needs for all. equality and diversity is an important part of our culture. This is a diverse team and we liaise with a multi faceted approach to other health organisations to deliver the best standards of care for all our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Central and North West London NHS Trust is committed to providing safe, effective services and providing patients and families with a positive experience.

Patient Safety

Band 5 nurses contribute to the provision of safe and reliable services by:
  • Using their clinical judgement and risk assessments to keep the people using our services as safe as possible
  • Providing school Immunisation programs to UK national Schedule
  • Providing BCG program
  • Safeguarding people by recognising and responding when an adult or child might be at risk from abuse but also recognising their own limits and asking for help and escalate concerns when necessary
  • Escalating safety concerns and by doing so acting as effective advocates for those who use our services
  • Being open and transparent about their own practice
  • Supervising the work of others
  • Reflecting on everyday practice to identify areas where improvements in safety or quality can be made
  • Working with others to create a culture of continuous improvement
  • Maintaining accurate, legible, comprehensive records
  • Maintaining compliance with their mandatory training requirements.

The NMC plays an important role in safeguarding the public by regulating the work of nurses and all nurses, including Band 5 nurses, are expected to register with the NMC each year and adhere to the NMC Code of Conduct.

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Person Specification



  • Registered nurse Adult / Child (Current NMC registration)
  • Numeracy skills required for the safe administration of medicines
  • Evidence of relevant Continuous Professional Development


  • Mentorship qualification



  • Worked in a multi-disciplinary team and skill mixed team


  • Worked with children, young people and families in a primary care setting

Skills and Knowledge


  • Able to work well with other members of the team including communicating effectively, being kind and considerate, reliable and enthusiastic
  • Able to positively contribute to the culture of the team and play a role in making it inclusive, kind and hard working
  • Willing to help others in the team achieve their objectives and deliver safe, effective care for young people
  • Able to maintain electronic patient records and use Microsoft Word for letter and report writing
  • Able to talk to people about sensitive issues in a supportive manner but also challenge others assertively where necessary
  • Able to maintain accurate, timely, concise and legible clinical records both electronic and handwritten which adhere to the CNWL policies
  • Able to communicate with the multi-disciplinary team, present cases, take note of actions, update others in the team and use handover effectively. Speaking face to face but also by telephone and writing letters and reports.
  • Nursing Skills
  • Able to coordinate work allocation in a fair and transparent way
  • Willing to help others in the team achieve their objectives and deliver safe, effective care for young people
  • Willing to mentor, teach and support others in the team
  • Ability to supervise junior colleagues in the team


  • Expertise in particular skills and evidence of how you developed them and use them in your current role
  • An understanding of clinical governance framework in relation to practice Immunization knowledge (theory and practice)
  • Awareness of the health needs of children and young people
  • Child protection knowledge and experience
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritise workload
  • Willingness to work under the direction and guidance of senior team members



  • Be a role model and embody CNWL's values
  • Ability to travel effectively and efficiently throughout the required area carrying heavy equipment
  • Access to Care or other motor vehicle for use for work purposes

Employer details

Employer name

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust


Warren Clinic

Uxbridge Road

Hayes, Hillingdon


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