COVID-19 Vaccination Programme – Site Leader Ulverston & Lancaster
''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.
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COVID-19 Vaccination Programme – Site Leader
With clinical trials progressing well we are preparing to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to millions of at-risk people across the country as soon as they are approved by the MHRA, the official UK regulator.
And with the recent Department for Health and Social Care consultation on temporary changes to legislation we can allow a wider group of staff to vaccinate with appropriate training.
Main duties of the job
As a COVID-19 Site Leader, you will be responsible for oversight of multiple vaccination and post-vaccination observation area within a mass vaccination site. You will also be responsible for:
- Coordination and oversight of screening and vaccination delivery
- Provision of adequate leadership and support to all staff and citizens.
- Ensuring the effective delivery of care including undertaking specialist procedure, providing specialist advice, structured education and ongoing support to the site staff and the patients.
Working for our organisation
We are a University teaching hospital full of hard working and dedicated staff provide community and hospital services across an area covering a thousand square miles in south Cumbria and north Lancashire.
We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community healthcare premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.
FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.
WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please find a detailed job description and full person specification for this role attached in additional documents.
- Educated to a graduate or equivalent level of.
- experience of working at a senior level in specialist area
- 1st level RN/RMN/RNLD with considerable experience of working at management level within the NHS
- Extensive knowledge of specialist areas acquired through post graduate diploma or equivalent
- experience or training plus further specialist knowledge or experience to master’s level equivalent
- Member of relevant professional body
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
- Hannah John
- Job title
- Clinical Site Lead
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01229 614010