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Immunisation Practitioner

Employer
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Location
St Albans
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Community and School Aged Immunisation Service to support the delivery of a range of vaccinations across the county . The work will involve working in a variety of settings, including Schools, community clinics, hospitals, homes, vaccination Hubs across the county .

We are looking for a public health focused nurse, midwife or other HCP with a passion for protecting our communities.

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'

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

Essential

  • Registered Nurse
  • 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

Essential

  • 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

Essential

  • 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

Address

Sandridge Gate

Ronsons Way

St Albans

AL4 9XR



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