Immunisation Nurse

£23,023 to £29,608 pa pro rata
04 Jan 2019
15 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Grade - NHS AfC: Band 5

The SCFT immunisation service has a vacancy for a 30 hour per week (Term Time Only and over 4 days) Band 5 Immunisation Nurse. This post will be predominantly based in the Crawley area but will cover all of the SCFT area for immunisations.

The SCFT Immunisation Team is looking for a Registered Nurse to be part of their innovative and dynamic team dedicated to improving immunisation uptake and delivering the schools' based immunisation programmes. This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding service working across West Sussex, East Sussex and Brighton & Hove.

The role encompasses responsibility for clinical delivery and patient safety, specialist advice on immunisation issues and the opportunity to develop skills in both independent and team working.

The role will include working in schools, clinics and family homes with children, young people and babies to deliver vaccinations in a safe and professional way. Engagement with hard to reach groups such as travellers and children who are looked after is another aspect of the teams remit and the band 5 responsibilities will include supporting this work in the community. The ability to communicate well and remain calm under pressure is essential.

Applicants will need to demonstrate a willingness to work flexibly and co-operatively with colleagues within their own team and wider multidisciplinary teams across the whole SCFT area. As the team work over the whole of the SCFT immunisation service area staff must be willing to travel within this area and be a car owner/driver.

Applicant requirements You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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