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West Vaccination & Immunisation - Registered Vaccinator

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Bangor
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The post holder will be part of BCUHB Immunisation Team, and will be expected to offer vaccination advice and deliver vaccinations to patients and staff living and working in BCUHB University Health Board. The post holder will support the safe delivery of vaccines and help increase local uptake ofvaccinations and may be asked to Immunise is other settings i.e. during an outbreak or mass immunisation programme. The post holder will work alongside, Immunisation team, Occupational Health and Public Health to meet the Welsh Government Targets for immunisation.

Main duties of the job

The role encompasses responsibility for clinical delivery of vaccinations and patient safety, specialist advice on immunisation issues, and the opportunity to develop skills in both independent and team working.

We welcome applicants who are trained vaccinators and can demonstrate a willingness to work flexibly across North Wales and cooperatively with colleagues both within their own team and the wider multidisciplinary teams across the whole region. You will need to be motivated, conscientious and committed to supporting us to maintain high vaccination coverage.

The post holder will be part of BCUHB Immunisation Team and will be expected to offer vaccination advice and deliver vaccinations to patients and staff. The post holder will support the safe delivery of vaccines and help increase local uptake of vaccinations and may be asked to Immunise in other settings i.e. during an outbreak or mass immunisation programme. The ability to travel is essential.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge

Essential

  • Registered Health Care professional
  • Be in compliance with basic life support for adults and anaphylaxis training
  • Professional awareness and ongoing development


Desirable

  • Knowledge of Public Health Agenda
  • National Minimum Standards for Immunisation
  • Immunisation update


Experience

Essential

  • General Awareness of the staff flu programme and Immunisation agenda


Desirable

  • Previous experience of providing immunisation services


Aptitude and Abilities, Skills

Essential

  • Good organisational and decision making skills.
  • Effective communication skills including the ability to overcome any barriers to understanding


Desirable

  • The ability to speak or learn Welsh to a satisfactory level.


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm in stressful situations.
  • Display exemplary personal and professional standards of behaviour and integrity at all times.
  • Ability to deal with verbal and written aggression in a calm and professional manner.


Desirable

  • Good team player
  • Enthusiastic
  • Commitment


Circumstances

Essential

  • Ability to travel throughout the Health Board in a timely manner.
  • Able to undertake the duties of the role.


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Ffriddoedd Site

Ffriddoedd Road

Bangor

LL57 2TP

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-NMR338-0424

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