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Immunisations
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Saturday working between 9am - 7pm)
Job ref
339-CVP-RHCP-PERI-1121
Employer
North Bristol NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Trustwide
Town
Bristol
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
02/12/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Registered Health Care Professional – Community Vaccination team

Band 5

Please note that if you apply for a position with this Trust, you may be contacted via Trac or via email. This includes invites for job interviews. We therefore recommend that you regularly check your Trac Account and email accounts.

Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.


 

The community vaccination team will work across local community settings within Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire to provide Covid immunisations to the local population.  The postholder will be required to travel to different community venues and work with local communities to deliver vaccinations and help maximise vaccination uptake.   

As a Registered Health Care Professional working in immunisations, you will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering a safe and effective service for the mass delivery of vaccinations for COVID-19.  You will undertake activities such as: clinical assessment, dilution and drawing up of the vaccine from multi-dose vials and post vaccine observations support.

In particular, the post holder will be responsible for: 

  • The configuration of the vaccination pod and vaccination station.
  • Conducting clinical assessments.
  • The review of complex medical histories and potential adverse reactions.
  • Preparation of the vaccine prior to administration by the immunisers using aseptic technique.
  • Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to evidence-based policies and procedures.

 Briefing and training on Covid-19 vaccines will be provided by our Staff Development Team

Working pattern between Monday and Saturday 9am and 7pm 

Registered Healthcare professionals who can administrate under a PGD are 

  • chiropodist and podiatrists
  • dental hygienists
  • dental therapists
  • dietitians
  • midwives
  • nurses
  • occupational therapists
  • optometrists
  • orthoptists
  • orthotists and prosthetists
  • paramedics
  • pharmacists
  • physiotherapists
  • radiographers
  • speech and language therapists  

If your profession is listed here and you would like to help support the vaccination programme in Bristol, we currently have various locations across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire including the main vaccination centre at UWE Filton  as well as General Practice and community settings.

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Joanna Holmes
Job title
Recruitment Lead
Email address
recruitment.massvaccination@nbt.nhs.uk
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