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Covid-19 Vaccine Programme
Band 5
Flexible working - You will work as and when required, with flexibility to choose your shifts within the constraints of the service.
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Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
South West London
South West London
£16.83 per hour
Salary period
27/04/2023 08:00

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COVID-19 Vacancy SWL Bank - Registered Healthcare Professional - Clinical Assessor

Band 5

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19.


Kingston Hospital - First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country – close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run several outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.

We employ 3,700+ staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.

The South West London Collaborative Bank

Kingston Hospital is a part of the local South West London Collaborative and offer competitive bank rates to work across the three NHS trusts: St Georges, Kingston Hospital and Epsom & St Helier. Our Smart App booking system makes life easier for flexible working!

Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits

The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and invests heavily in the wellbeing of its staff.  Alongside opportunities for career development, there is a dedicated team of Staff Wellbeing Chaplains who work with the Clinical and Corporate divisions, to provide pastoral support to all staff.  These Chaplains are part of a wider team of practitioners: a Physiotherapist, a Clinical Psychologist and a Counsellor.  This team works together to enhance KHFT staff wellbeing and promote a healthy work-life balance.
-Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 – Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year.

-HPMA Vivup Award for Well Being 2019.

Trust Values

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has five key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are: 

- Caring – Design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants.
- Safe – Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first
- Responsible – All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation
- Value Each Other – Value each other's contribution
- Inspiring - We always strive to empower each other to develop and deliver improvements to benefit our patients


Job overview

Clinical Assessor Registered Health Care Professional – Band 5 - Bank

SOUTH WEST LONDON  BANK - Hosted by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

We now need registered vaccinators, to step forward in the continued effort to deliver an effective immnuisation programme across South West London.

We are looking to recruit from our local communities to enable us to provide a safe and effective vaccination programme while continuing to offer timely access and minimal impact on other NHS services.

As a Clinical Assessor for the Immunisations service, the post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering a safe and effective service for the delivery of vaccinations for influenza (flu), COVID-19 vaccine(s) and assist in other immunisation programmes as required. You will be required to vaccinate adults and children.

You are able to choose your shifts and sites through our e-rostering system.

You will be fully briefed and training will be provided on all required vaccines including Covid-19.

In the meantime, you can prepare by ensuring you are up to date with any annual immunisation training as part of your registered professional training.

This advert is for Bank work and you will work as and when required, with flexibility to choose your shifts within the constraints of the service.  Please note - if successful you will receive an offer from Croydon Health Services, as the host Trust for the South West London Vaccination Bank.

Main duties of the job

This role forms an integral part of vaccination delivery within South West London and delivers vaccinations to the South West London population via a number of pop-up clinics as an integral part of the Roving immunisations service.

The service includes, but is not limited to:

Setting up Pop Up clinics throughout the six boroughs of SW London and providing an outreach service to vulnerable and hard to reach communities as well as those areas underserved by PCN’s and Community Pharmacies. This involves ensuring appropriate site risk assessment, ensuring suitably trained and qualified staff to deliver service, transporting necessary equipment and ensuring vaccine cold-chain, recording patient data and vaccination numbers on appropriate systems, periodic audits plus start and end of day set up and clear up.

Working for our organisation

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon.

These include:

  • Croydon University Hospital
  • Purley Hospital
  • The Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre in Thornton Heath
  • Community bases at Purley, Sanderstead, New Addington, Broad Green, Woodside
  • A minor injuries unit in New Addington

The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust.

Around 3,500 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity. Our Vision: “Excellent integrated care for you and your family, when and where you need it” Our 5 key ‘Here for you’ promises to the people of Croydon are:

  • You feel cared for by helpful and welcoming staff
  • You feel in safe hands with highly professional staff
  • You feel confident in your treatment from skilled teams of compassionate clinicians
  • You feel we value your time with convenient appointments, minimal waiting and care closer to home
  • You feel it’s getting better all the time as we continue to improve our services

We are one of 17 Trusts in the country who have been accepted as national pioneers on staff engagement and empowerment, through the adoption of "Listening into Action" as a new way of working.

The approach we are taking to “Listening into Action” is new and different.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached supporting document which contains more information about this role - Registered Health Care Professional - Clinical Assessor Immunisations Bank.

If sufficient applications have been received for this vacancy it may be closed earlier than the published closing date. 

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Registered Health Care Professional e.g. NMC for nurses, GPhC for pharmacists and equivalent for other healthcare professionals
  • Current immunisation training / update or willingness to undertake
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Previous experience in similar clinical role

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleCare quality commission - OutstandingTrust IDOur Health Heroes

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

Melanie Cloherty
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Recruitment and Resourcing Team Lead
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Monday - Friday 9.00am -5.00pm


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