Clinical Support Lead
About our Trust
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provide services from two main hospitals, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital, and a number of clinics across London and the South-East.
We have over 6,000 members of staff that are PROUD to Care for nearly one million people. Both hospitals provide full clinical services, including full maternity, emergency and children’s, in addition to a range of community-based services across London, such as award-winning sexual health and HIV clinics.
We’re one of the safest and best performing Trusts in the country. We’re also one of the top trusts to work for – our staff say they’re engaged, motivated, and would recommend us as a place to work and receive treatment.
In 2020, The Trust was rated by the Care Quality Commission as ‘Outstanding’ in the well-led and use of resources domains and ‘Good’ in the safe, effective, caring and responsive domains. The Trust as a whole was ‘Good’, but the Chelsea site was ‘Outstanding’.
Our facilities are some of the best in the country. We have been investing around £10 million a year in our estate. We are currently spending c. £25 million on expanding our adult and neonatal critical care facilities at Chelsea and Westminster and redevelopment of our children’s unit at West Middlesex – in partnership with our charity, CW+ and generous donors.
About the role
Clinical Support lead – (Clinical Supervisor – Mass Vaccine “pop up venues’)
Band 6 – this post is Fixed term for 6 months due to funding.
The shift pattern will be 7.5 hour a day, 5 days per week including weekends and this post will support the Senior band 7 Senior nurse and operational lead as the dedicated ‘pop-up’ team. Non-clinical vaccinators, administration and marshalling staff will also form part of the team, however these will be allocated on an ad-hoc basis.
This role forms an integral part of mass vaccination delivery within North West London. The programme will deliver Covid Vaccinations to the north west London population via ‘pop-up’ venues, running out of our mass vaccination hubs.
As a Clinical Supervisor for immunisations, the post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering a safe and effective service for the mass delivery of vaccinations for the COVID-19 vaccine(s).
The post holder will undertake a clinical supervisory role overseeing a team of vaccinators, and vaccine delivery role, being able to undertake all elements of the consenting, vaccination preparation and delivery of the vaccine when necessary. As a small team delivering vaccine in venues of varying sizes the post holder is required to be as part of a small dedicated team member.
In particular, the post holder will be responsible for the delivery of a safe immunisation service, assisting to influence and facilitate change within the setting and service areas. Conducting clinical assessments of patients prior to vaccination. Supporting the reviews of complex medical histories and potential adverse reactions and offering specialist advice as needed. The clinical supervision of safe vaccination delivery.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge
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.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Camilla Wiley
- Job title
- Clinical Lead for NWL Mass Vaccine Hubs
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