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NHS AfC: Band 5 and NHS AfC: Band 6
Flexible working - 0 hours per week
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Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
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21/06/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy RHCP Vaccinators and Clinical Supervisors – Brighton

NHS AfC: Band 5 and NHS AfC: Band 6

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • Over 8,400 full time, part time and bank staff members
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 10,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • Flexible working patterns offered across all services
  • Thriving BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Accredited Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

SCFT is an inclusive employer that promotes equality and challenges discrimination, and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. Applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, disabled candidates and LGBT+ candidates are particularly encouraged, to ensure the Trust’s workforce reflects the diverse communities it serves.

Could you help us fight COVID-19 in your local community? 

We need all hands on deck to help us deliver the biggest immunisation programme that the NHS has ever seen. In particular we need registered professionals for our Vaccinator (Band 5) and Clinical Supervisor (Band 6)  positions at our vaccination centre in Brighton.

As a Vaccinator (Band 5) you will be responsible for:    

  • Conducting pre-vaccination clinical assessments
  • Reviewing patient medical histories and any potential adverse reactions
  • Preparing the vaccine prior to administration by using aseptic technique
  • Dilution and drawing up of the vaccine from multi-dose vials
  • Setting up the vaccination station
  • Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to policies and procedures

As a Clinical Supervisor (Band 6) you be responsible for overseeing a team of Immunisers. You will responsible for:    

  • Supervising clinical assessments of patients prior to vaccination
  • Supporting the reviews of complex medical histories, any potential adverse reactions and offering specialist advice as needed
  • Ensuring the vaccination station, from set up to running the station, complies with relevant procedures
  • Clinical supervision of safe immunisations 
  • Supervision of drawing up and preparation of the vaccine before administration and ensuring that each vaccine activity is recorded
  • Delivery of the safe immunisation service and assisting any agreed changes needed within the setting and service areas
  • Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to policies and procedures 

We need people who can work as flexibly as possible, including evenings and weekends.

It’s an ambitious programme and we have a mountain to climb, but if we work together now we can get back to a normal way of life much sooner. Let’s do this, together.

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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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Mass Vaccination Recruitment Team
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