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Community and School Age Immunisations-Team Leader Mid Team.

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Dependent on experience
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
Team Leader for Mid Essex (Chelmsford, Witham, Maldon & SWF)

The team leader will be responsible for the operational day to day management of the immunisation services for a specified geographical area. Responsibilities include:
  • Providing clinical leadership to the Immunisation.
  • Oversee staff off duty for immunisations.
  • Assist in improving quality of clinical standards and service delivery through audit and supervision.
  • Assist the clinical delivery manager and professional lead in developing innovative ways of working that are responsive to the needs of the population.

  • Main duties of the job

    EPUT 'Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust' is recruiting for an enthusiastic and motivated Team leader for the MID immunisation team, working within our Essex wide immunisation service. The team leader will drive the delivery of the service primarily through a school based model, offering all school aged vaccinations including the intranasal flu vaccination. The team leader will inspire others to deliver our high standards of service.

    The immunisation service in EPUT is recognised nationally for its innovative and creative service modelling. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality flexible services and are looking for a team leader who is like-minded to join our teams.

    You will be an RN/RMN/RSCN with an interest in children, have a good working knowledge of the child health immunisation service and ideally previous leadership experience.

    37.5hrs all year round.

    The trust is committed to your professional development and offers flexible learning opportunities, performance management, clinical supervision and mentorship.

    Base: The team is based at Witham HC, 4 Mayland Road, Witham CM8 2UX

    For more information please contact Michal Graham (Clinical Manager) on

    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
    • Season Ticket Loans
    • NHS discounts for staff
    • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
    • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
    • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
    • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
    • Day One Flexible Employer

    The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

    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 team leader will:
    • Demonstrate and maintain clinical credibility through the provision of hands on clinical care using evidence based practice within the immunisation services.
    • Assist the Clinical Delivery manager to provide clinical support and facilitate development of immunisations in Mid Essex.
    • Assist the Clinical Delivery manager and Professional lead to monitor standards and competencies within the teams and to participate in the design, implementation, and arrangement of individual or team training to improve standards and competencies as necessary.
    • Contribute to and support the implementation of Clinical Governance frameworks within the teams to ensure safe practice that are compliant with the Nursing Midwifery Councils (NMC) guidance and Trust Policies.
    • Contribute to and support clinical and information governance audit including the implementation of recommendations.
    • Participate in the review and updating of policies, guidelines and standards relating to the service.
    • Participate in and support team members to attend clinical supervision and Safeguarding supervision.

    Person Specification



    • Registered Nurse
    • Degree level qualification



    • Understanding of the immunisation service delivery
    • Understanding of school based health services
    • systmone experience


    • Worked for a minimum of 2 years as a band 5 immunisation nurse



    • Effective communication skills with a broad range of stakeholders
    • Effective team player
    • Works well under pressure
    • Demonstrates good decision making



    • Good working knowledge of the child health immunisation service

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust


    Witham Health Centre

    4 Mayland Road


    CM8 2UX

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