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Immunisation Nurse - Epping

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Epping
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata plus HCA
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Details

Immunisation Nurse - North Essex 15 hours per week - All year round - Permanent Contract Epping Team EPUT 'Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust' is recruiting for immunisation nurses to work within our Essex wide immunisation service. The service is primarily delivered through a school based model, offering all school aged vaccinations including the intranasal flu vaccination. Additional programmes are offered through community provision at clinics and home visits.

We pride ourselves on delivering high quality flexible services and are looking for like-minded people to join our teams.

You will be an RN/RMN/RSCN with an interest in children and a good working knowledge of the child health immunisation service. The post holder must have a compassionate manner when dealing with large groups of children and be able to work in a busy school setting.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as an immunisation nurse within the Integrated Immunisation Service delivering immunisations programmes that Essex Partnership University Trust. They will be responsible for delivery safe and effective immunisation in homes, schools, clinics and other community settings.

They will support with the Locality Team Lead and the Delivery Team Manager to improve vaccination uptake rates, health promotion to reduce inequalities and meet the needs of the community. They will support responses to outbreaks of vaccine preventable diseases in the community as required.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including

o Season Ticket Loans

o NHS discounts for staff

o Excellent Training facilities and opportunities

o Buying and Selling annual leave scheme

o The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas

o Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work

o Day One Flexible Employer

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • The post holder will be responsible for delivery the national school aged immunisation programme through different models within school and community settings. Working within local and national guidelines, utilising PGD's.
  • Will liaise with other immunisation staff nurses to provide support for immunisation programmes in the locality teams
  • Will contribute to the planning and administration process needed to deliver the immunisation programmes e.g. ordering and delivery of supplies and equipment, storage of vaccines and waste disposal.
  • Will ensure that vaccines are stored and transported in accordance with National and Organisational Policies such as the Safe and Secure Storage and transportation of medicines in the Community
  • Will support the delivery of practical competency assessments of newly appointed and more junior staff undertaking immunisation training.

A current UK driving licence is essential and access to car for business use.

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more detailed information on the role.

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (First Level Registration)
  • Educated to Degree Level or equivalent qualifications
  • Current full UK Driving Licence and the ability to travel independently as required for the post


Knowledge

Essential

  • Working knowledge of the Children's Act and 'Working together to Safeguard Children'


Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Epping Team

St Margaret's Hospital, The Plain

Epping

CM16 6TN

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364-A-7642

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