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Immunisation nurse/ BCG nurse (Bromley, Bexley, Greenwich)

Employer
Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Chislehurst
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 a year 37.5 hours per week term time only
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
BCG/School Immunisation Nurse

Immunisations are an important part of the healthy child programme for school-age children. We are looking for enthusiastic registered nurses interested in joining our BCG/school Immunisation team working the Southeast London to deliver BCG/school vaccinations. Full training and support 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 statement.

Main duties of the job

To participate in School Age/BCG immunisations programme, including administration of the inhaled influenza vaccination.

To assist in the planning, preparation and delivery of school, community and home immunisation services

To work in the office on the administration tasks associated with triaging, contacting school and recording data.

To encourage children, parents/carers to participate in the immunisation programmes in line with the Department of Health policy.

To ensure children and parents/carers have adequate evidence based information to allow them to make an informed choice regarding immunisations.

To participate in the school immunisation programme ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to enabling safe effective administration of immunisations in the school setting.

To prepare and assist with immunisation satellite clinics held within the Trust.

Flexible working is required.

About us

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust (HRCH) provide a wide range of healthcare services for the population of London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and the London Borough of Hounslow.

The Clinical Services Directorates have a wide range of responsibilities to manage, including coordinating and delivering community primary care services on behalf of the Trust. A wide range of these healthcare services are delivered by staff in the community, who include medical staff, paediatric therapists, therapy assistants, health visitors, specialist nurses, nurses, nursery nurses, paediatric phlebotomists and healthcare support workers with the support of administrative staff working in localities with GPs, other health professionals, early years, education, and social care professionals.

The digitalisation of health services is underway with a requirement to become paper-light by 2023 through improving the use of digital tools and adopting mobile and agile working practices and increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical delivery.

Job description

Job responsibilities

***Please see the attached job description and person specifications for further details regarding the role***

You will be required to travel, therefore a valid driving license and access to a vehicle would be desirable.

Person Specification

Qualifications and knowledge

Essential

  • Registered Nurse, Midwife,


Personal attributes

Essential

  • Experience of working in or knowledge of public health


Essential

Essential

  • Ability to communicate well with children and young people
  • Car driver that can travel between sites


Employer details

Employer name

Hounslow and Richmond Community NHS Healthcare Trust

Address

Bromley

1A High Street, Chislehurst

Chislehurst

BR7 5AB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

779-JH-5833204-GV-Y

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