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Staff Nurse School Age Immunisation Service

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Staffordshire / Stoke on Trent
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rota
Closing date
28 May 2024

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An opportunity for motivated Nurses to join our established School Aged Immunisation Service (SAIS) delivering the School Age Flu vaccination programme in schools and community clinics in Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent from September - December 2024.

The successful candidates will demonstrate enthusiasm, energy and a passion for delivering the best care possible and have knowledge of the childhood immunisation schedule particularly in relation to the flu vaccinations. The job role requires good time management, leadership and IT skills and you will be expected to work on your own initiative as well as within a team.

You will promote vaccination and where appropriate, the health of children aged 0-19 within the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent areas through the public health agenda, thus enabling each child to reach his/her development, and educational potential.

We are looking for applicants who can work the core hours of 8am - 4pm Monday - Friday but with flexibilityto be able to work the occasional evenings and weekends. However, we will consider applications from nurses who can offer hours of 9-3pm where this meets the needs of the service.

Main duties of the job

  • Be competent as appropriate to the requirement of the role.
  • Demonstrate at all times the Values of Midlands Partnership Foundation Partnership Trust.
  • Be a registered nurse within the School Age Immunisation Team and have a professional and clinical knowledge of their discipline.
  • They will be responsible for a defined population of service users in a variety of settings across the Trust including the community and hospitals.
  • Be skilled in the assessment of care and support needs and in the development, implementation and evaluation of care and support packages including all aspects related to vaccination.
  • Have supervisory responsibilities as required (e.g. work allocation) and may have some responsibility for service developments.
  • To deliver delegated aspects of commissioned vaccination programmes and their service specifications, ensuring key objectives and outcomes are achieved.
  • The ability to use and undertake training regarding electronic based IT platforms including electronic patient records, including Rio and in the future the E- Red Book, Patient Knows Best.
  • The post may at times require working between several health clinics, schools, alternative educational providers and in the home in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent area as per needs of the service

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, milage paid at business rate s
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information please read the attached job description and job specification

There is opportunity to be full time or part time and based either at Leek (covering Stoke and North Staffordshire), Stafford (covering Central and South Staffordshire) or Tamworth (Covering East Staffordshire)

Please state in your supporting information on the application form which area and base (Leek, Stafford or Tamworth) you would prefer and which hours / days of the week you would be applying to work.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of clinical knowledge relevant to the post.


  • Experience of running children's evidence based vaccination clinics.



  • Level one Registration or Registered Midwife with The NMC


  • Experience working with children/young people

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Schools and clinics across Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent

Staffordshire / Stoke on Trent

ST17 9LY

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