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Immunisation Practitioner

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Community and School Aged Immunisation Service to support the delivery of vaccinations across Suffolk. The role will involve working in a variety of settings, including in people's homes, schools and other community venues across Suffolk .

We are looking for public health focused nurses, midwives or other HCP with either prior experience vacciantion or a passion for public health to join our friendly team in Suffolk .

The work will involve some weekend and evening work to meet the needs of our communities. If you have previous immunisation experience or a willingness to learn, and have worked with a variety of ages from babies to older adults we would love to receive your application.

Main duties of the job

The role will require the successful candidates to travel 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).

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust is voted as one of the 'Top 100 Best Places to Work' (Health Service Journal). Our CQC rating is of 'Good.

If you are interested then please call for an informal chat with Nancy Campen Operations Manager 07554776887 or email

About us

  • A big thank you for considering joining us at Hertfordshire 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

The Community Immunisation Practitioner is responsible for the delivery of the Immunisation Programmes as delegated by the Senior Immunisation nurse, Clinical lead or Team Lead.
  • Reporting to the Immunisation Team and Clinical Lead the Community Immunisation Practitioner will support the development of the service and work with colleagues to ensure the delivery of a safe and effective Community and School Age Immunisation programme.
  • To be responsible for the delivery of an effective and efficient Immunisation Programme in partnership with service users, other stakeholders and commissioners.
  • To be responsible for collecting accurate data at each session
  • To work collaboratively in the planning and delivery of immunisation programmes across communities in order to achieve the KPIs across the programme.
  • To work with local statutory, private and voluntary providers, and users to develop and promote practice that is accessible and responsive to all section of the local community, ensuring that services are targeted to the most vulnerable groups and individuals to support social inclusion.
  • To promote and monitor safe and effective practice
  • To provide and promote access to information and other services, to refer as appropriate. To liaise and work in partnership with statutory and non-statutory agencies, and other health services colleagues.
  • To provide health promotion/ education in line with the Immunisation programme.
  • To adhere to current Local Safeguarding Board and Child Protection Procedures.

We are committed to supporting flexible working options for staff, wherever possible, and welcome discussions on flexible working patterns to support our staff to maintain a healthy work life balance.

Person Specification

Qualifications and training


  • Registered Heath Care Professional
  • Evidence of post registration continuing professional development
  • Current Registration with NMC and knowledge of NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • Mentorship or qualification teaching qualification or equivalent experience

Experience and Knowledge


  • Demonstrable post registration experience
  • Experience of team work
  • Experience of working with other Agencies
  • Experience of working with diverse service users
  • A knowledge of health inequalities

Skills and Abilities


  • Able to work autonomously within a clinical team to deliver the county wide vaccination programme
  • IT skills and able to interpret data
  • Communicating within a multi-disciplinary team

Employer details

Employer name

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust


Sudbury House

Dencora Business Centre, 36 White House Road



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