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Vaccination & Immunisation/Health Protection Nurse

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
To be confirmed
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We offer a truly exciting opportunity for registered nurses to join us in our new community based Health Protection Service. Working primarily in a vaccination & immunisation role you will also enjoy the benefits of gaining experience in our developing wider health protection model. These posts will be of interest to highly motivated nurses who can demonstrate a positive and enthusiastic commitment to population health protection. Successful applicants will work flexibly across the Health Board providing the highest standard of vaccination, immunisation and testing services to both our general public and also our staff who live and work in Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

As one of our Vaccination & Immunisation/Health Protection Nurses you will undertake the administration of vaccinations, immunisations and testing in a wide variety of locations across the Health Board and including as a lone worker when required. Such settings will include all key health and Social Care sites community vaccination and testing centres a wide range of Primary Care and community clinic locations as well as Care Homes. We also offer a service to our housebound patients and clients.

Our programmes of work will target all population ages from our very youngest citizens right through to the young at heart. The overseeing of population health checks, ensuring patients are signposted according to local pathways along with duties aligned with the work of the overarching Health Protection function are all important elements of the role.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Working very flexibly right across the footprint of the Health Board, and as and when service demand within vaccination and immunisations changes, post holders will be required to support a wide range of evolving service priorities. As a member of the team you will also be key in supporting our response to outbreak testing and mass immunisation programmes as needed.

The Vaccination & Immunisation/Health Protection Nurse will work alongside our many key partners and stakeholders, including our Specialist Immunisation Team and Public Health colleague, in order to meet Welsh Government targets for immunisation. This will require post holders to have a demonstrably positive approach to making every client contact count.

Travel to other locations across the Health Board in a timely manner, sometimes at short notice will routinely be needed. There may also be a potential requirement for some work at weekends and Bank Holidays.

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registration



  • Degree or equivalent skills, training and work experience in nursing
  • Ability to travel throughout the UHB in a timely manner, often at short notice.
  • Satisfactory DBS Clearance


  • Previous experience of providing immunisation, vaccination or antigen testing services



  • General awareness of the staff flu programme and wider immunisation agenda
  • Ability to travel throughout the UHB in a timely manner, often at short notice


  • The ability to speak or learn Welsh

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


To be confirmed

To be confirmed

CF45 4SN

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