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Job summary

Main area
Immunisation
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Fixed term: 6 months
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (part time hours available)
Job ref
444-2767053F-SHJ
Employer
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Trustwide
Town
Coventry
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum/pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
27/06/2021 23:59

Employer heading

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy COVID Vaccine Immuniser - Band 5 FTC/Sec

NHS AfC: Band 5

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services

PLEASE NOTE that this vacancy can be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Staff at risk within the Trust will be given priority.

Please check your emails, including junk and spam folders, regularly throughout the process of your application for any notifications from the Recruitment Team. Proof of Identification and any relevant qualifications will be checked at interview or during the recruitment process.

To apply for this post you will need to apply online (please register as a new user, if you haven't already). If you have any queries regarding your application please phone the Partnership Trust Recruitment Department.

CV'S OR APPLICATIONS VIA AGENCIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED (NOTE TO AGENCIES - PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT MANAGERS).

Job overview

6 Month Fixed Term / Secondment Opportunity

RHCP – Draw-up and Clinical Assessment - Band 5

An exciting opportunity for 6 months has arisen to support the potential delivery of a vaccine for COVID-19.

Please note Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for multiple duties such as clinical assessment, dilution and drawing up of the vaccine from multi-dose vials and additional clinical support.

Working for our organisation

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached JD / PS in Supporting Information

We are looking for an organised individual who can manage their own workload. You will need to be a good communicator with the ability to promote excellent team and interdisciplinary relationships. You will be a registered Health Care Professional who is able to work on your own initiative and meet tight deadlines. You will need to hold good analytical skills. In addition, you will need to be able to undertake sound decision making when faced with changing clinical situations.  

In return we will give you a challenging yet fulfilling role.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Educated to degree level (level 5) in relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area
  • Registered Health Care Professional e.g. NMC for nurses, GPhC for pharmacists
  • Current immunisation training / update or willingness to undertake

Knowledge and Skills

Essential criteria
  • Specialist knowledge in a relevant subject to post graduate level
  • Knowledge of immunisation schedules in accordance with national recommendations
  • Practical skills and knowledge of cold chain procedures and medicines management
  • Working knowledge and literate with computer skills to use of word document, internet access and email correspondence and electronic record keeping.
  • Evidence of continuous personal and professional development and willingness to commit to ongoing CPD

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Previous experience in similar role in public sector.
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Personal Attributes

Essential criteria
  • Clear communicator with excellent oral, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Effective skills in communicating complex and sensitive information and in difficult situations, requiring empathy, reassurance, persuasion and influence
  • Skills for nurturing key relationships and maintaining networks
  • Problem solving skills and ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands Independent thinker with demonstrated good judgement, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Able to work on own initiative, organising and prioritising own workloads to changing and often tight deadlines
  • An ability to maintain confidentiality and trust

Other

Essential criteria
  • Commitment to and focused on quality, promotes high standards in all they do
  • Flexible approach to work and ability to cope with uncertainty and change
  • Works well with others, is positive and helpful, listens, involves, respects and learns from the contribution of others
  • Actively develops themselves and supports others to do the same Ability to work in a variety of settings
  • Understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity and good working relationships
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Lisa Nash
Job title
Recruitment Manager
Email address
lisa.nash@covwarkpt.nhs.uk
Telephone number
07776462810
Additional information

Lisa Nash - Recruitment Manager, email: lisa.nash@covwarkpt.nhs.uk or call 07776462810

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