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Immunisation Staff Nurse

Employer
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
Location
SHREWSBURY
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated Nurse to join our established School Aged Immunisation Service (SAIS), delivering the Nasal Flu and Adolescent vaccination programmes in schools and community clinics to the local population throughout Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin. We also are commissioned to deliver a Domiciliary Neonatal Hepatitis B and Dried Blood Spot (DBS) screening in the SAIS team.

You will need to possess a good understanding of the public health role and have worked in community settings. It would be an advantage to have experience of delivering immunisations or worked with children in schools or community settings. You will have excellent communication skills and an ability to work independently as well part of a team.

We will offer the right candidate a warm and friendly welcome with a full induction programme and ongoing support, training, and development to further advance your skills and career.
  • 22.5 hours a week Term Time Only + 2 weeks pro rata school holiday cover. You will be required to work flexibly to cover the service between 8am to 6pm Monday-Friday and the occasional Saturday working may be required to deliver a community clinic as needed.


Main duties of the job

You will be delivering immunisations including national campaigns to the school age population which include the Seasonal Flu programme, HPV Neutral Gender programme and Meningitis ACWY, Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio (DTP) programme.

You will be delivering the Hepatitis B and Dried Blood Spot (DBS) screening as a domiciliary programme.

You will work within schools, clinics and home setting.

You will use e-consent as well as paper forms to gain valid consent within the legal frameworks for immunising children and young people

About us

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust provides community-based health services for adults and children in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and some services in surrounding areas too. These range from district nursing, health visiting and running four community hospitals through to providing very specialist community care through talented and dedicated staff.

Patients, carers and the public play a vital role in helping us to develop and improve our services and we are constantly looking for ways to work with local communities, patients and the public to innovate and improve. Have a look at the Have Your Say section of our website to find out how you can feed back your experiences and help us to continually improve.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see Job Description (JD) and Person Specification attached for further information on the role.

Person Specification

Training and Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse and/or RSCN
  • Current NMC Registration
  • Evidence of continued post registration professional development.


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of delivering immunisation programmes.
  • Experience of working with children and young people in schools and/or community settings.
  • Experience of undertaking assessments for immunisations.


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Understanding of the public health role.
  • Understanding of safe guarding children and young people.
  • Evidence of knowledge of current professional/legal/consent issues relevant to immunisation.
  • Evidence of knowledge of childhood immunisation programmes and ability to make clear clinical decisions.
  • IT/Computer literate with word processor and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of quality and risk management.
  • Understand the importance of audit and governance and be able to apply these processes to improve practice.


Employer details

Employer name

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust

Address

CORAL HOUSE

LONGBOW CLOSE

SHREWSBURY

SY1 3GZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

825-6185080-OPS

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