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Immunisation Practitioner

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
Fixed term opportunities for Vaccinating Practitioners in Community and School Aged Imms Service (CSAIS)

must be NMC registered or other registered health care professional such as midwife, or paramedic.

Do you have adaptable vaccination skills?

Do you like to be a part of something new and innovative?

Do you enjoy having a clear clinical remit?

Would you like to be a part of an exciting initiative, protecting the future health of expectant mothers?

Then, this opportunity is for you!

These posts have become available due to an exciting development in the Community and School Aged Immunisation (CSAIS) Teams. CSAIS has been tasked with producing a small specialist team of vaccinating practitioners for our Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Vaccination Programme in Maternity Units across the East of England, as well as supplementing the core CSAIS Vaccination Programme.

These 6 month, fixed term posts will be fully operational from September 2024. Along with core CSAIS Vaccines they will be covering Maternity Units in Hinchingbrooke, Peterborough, Cambridge.

If service needs require then there may be need to support in other units outside of the county.

Secondments from CSAIS service will be considered.

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.

If you are interested then please call for an informal chat with Nancy Campen 07554776887 or email

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 Specialist Immunisation Practitioner (RSV) is responsible for the delivery of the Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) Immunisation Programme, and other immunisation programmes, as delegated by the Team Lead.

1. Reporting to the Immunisation Team Lead the Specialist Immunisation Practitioner (RSV) will support the development of the service and work with colleagues to ensure the delivery of a safe and effective RSV programme.

2. To support the delivery of an effective and efficient Childhood Immunisation Programme in partnership with Children Universal Services, Schools, and commissioners, where required.

3. To be responsible for collecting accurate data at each session

4. To work collaboratively with stakeholders in the planning and delivery of immunisation programmes in order to achieve the KPIs across the programmes.

5. 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.

6. To promote and monitor safe and effective practice

7. To enhance the client experience

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


  • Registered Heath Care Professional
  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


Doddington Hospital

Benwick Road


PE15 0UG

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