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Senior Immunisation Nurse (Norfolk)

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata if applicable)
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a passion for public health, do you want to work in a role which through immunisation protects all ages across the county of Norfolk? Then this may be the role for you?

We have a rare and exciting opportunity within the Norfolk Team for a Senior Immunisation Nurse to work as part of the Norfolk leadership team providing clinical leadership within the immunisation team .

We are looking for a public health focused registered health care practitioner to join our team . The team work across the whole County and wider East Anglia region providing immunisations in schools and community settings to a variety of age ranges. This role would require the successful candidate to work across the whole range of vaccines which the service delivers.

You will be part of a friendly and supportive integrated team delivering a locally driven needs led service, ensuring children and their families are at the heart of service delivery.

If you have previous immunisation experience, a passion for public health and have worked with a variety of ages we would love to receive your application.

Interview - 21st March 2024

Main duties of the job

The School Aged Immunisation Service are looking to recruit a dynamic and motivated Senior Immunisation nurse.

The post holder will provide clinical professional leadership and line management to a team of nurses.

The role will require the successful candidates to travel across the whole county and so you must hold a full valid driving license 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).

If you are passionate about protecting children and young people's health through vaccination, we would love to hear from you.

For an informal chat please contact Sarah McLean Team Lead 07554772336

In return, we can offer you:o 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service) plus bank holidays (pro rata where applicable)o One of the UK's best pension schemeso Special Leave for family and personal reasonso NHS Car Lease Schemeo Eye Care Voucherso Employee Assistance Programmeo NHS Discounts

About us

A big thank you for considering joining us atHertfordshire 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.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include delivering the public health message regarding immunisations to parents, carers, schools and stakeholders, ensuring maximum uptake of immunisations in Norfolk.

As a senior immunisation nurse you will demonstrate excellent interpersonal & communication skills and have the ability to be adaptable and flexible.

You must hold 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).

We look forward to hearing from you!

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


  • Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of post registration continuing professional development
  • Degree in Public Health or equivalent
  • Public Health England, Immunisation training course or equivalent
  • Current Registration with NMC and knowledge of NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • Mentorship or qualification teaching qualification or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of a range of clinical competencies appropriate to the role
  • Knowledge of recent developments in NHS
  • Knowledge of evidence based practice
  • Evidence of personal development

Experience and Knowledge


  • Demonstrable post registration experience
  • Experience of supervising a team
  • Experience of team work
  • Experience of working with other Agencies
  • Experience of working with a diverse client group
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and its implications
  • Evidence of expertise in clinical skills
  • Knowledge of research processes
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding Children
  • Understanding of working within a competency framework

Skills and Abilities


  • Able to work autonomously and lead a clinical team to deliver the county wide vaccination programme
  • IT skills and able to interpret data
  • Communicating within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  • Ability to use own initiative to problem solve
  • Be able to communicate where there may be barriers to understanding
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • In depth knowledge of current local and national policies informing immunisation and public health.



  • 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

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust


Unit 5 & 8 Cringleford Business Centre

Intwood Road



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