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Maternity Vaccination Nurse/Midwfe

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic registered nurse or midwife to join the maternity vaccination team her at UHL who will assist in providing a vaccination service to women and their newborns

Main duties of the job

  • To provide a vaccination service for pregnant women and their newborns
  • To provide health education around immunisations in pregnancy and beyond.
  • Use health-related information only for the purposes of what it is intended for and in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
  • Ensure confidentiality is maintained at all times and information relating to patients/users and personnel is used only in connection with authorised duties.
  • Carry out designated clerical duties as delegated by the Midwife - Ward Manager, Registered Midwife / other Health care Professional.
  • Take responsibility for the management of stock levels, ordering of and efficient use of stock, sundries and resources within own work activities.

About us

Our new strategy, developed with the support and feedback of colleagues, patients, and partners, is our compass for the next seven years (2023-2030).

We have four primary goals:
  • high-quality care for all,
  • being a great place to work,
  • partnerships for impact, and
  • research and education excellence

And we will embed health equality in all we do - taking active steps to reduce the avoidable differences in healthcare that some people face, working in partnership with communities.

Our strategy is underpinned by new values and we will work to ensure they are an everyday reality for all:
  • we are compassionate,
  • we are proud,
  • we are inclusive, and
  • we are one team

This is an exciting moment as we look to the future with clarity on what we already do well and where we need to focus our energies to make an even bigger difference for the people we serve.

About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust:

Job description

Job responsibilities

To assist in providing care within the departments budget by maintaining and handling equipment correctly, using supplies appropriately etc.

Be aware of systems of ordering stock and non-stock supplies and resources.

Be aware of the individual midwifes/nurses responsibility for effective use of the Trusts resources and good time management.

To provide support both educationally and clinically to more junior colleagues and students

To liaise with all members of the multi- professional team, so assisting with co-ordinating all aspects of the mothers care.

Make appropriate referrals to medical staff.

To work as a part of a team providing a flexible approach to both patients and colleagues.

To support the co-ordination of clinical activity.

To follow relevant CMG, Trust, Regional and National policies and guidelines and ensure keep updated with such

To support the updating of CMG guidance as requested

To maintain a professional manner at all times and abide by legal requirements and statutory rules, relating to practice in accordance with NMC Code of Professional Conduct, and midwives rules if applicable.

To communicate clearly with women and their families.

Provide non-judgmental and non-directive support and information.

Maintain accurate contemporaneous records.

Ensure effective communication within appropriate levels of the multi-disciplinary team.

Ensure effective use of communication systems within the CMG.

Be part of a non-judgemental and supportive environment for colleagues.

Person Specification



  • registered nurse or midwife


  • vaccination experience



  • ability to use computer


  • Vaccination experience



  • evidence of ongoing development


  • willingness to develop skill set

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


Leicester general hospital/ Leicester Royal infirmary

Gwendolen Road



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