Healthcare Assistants COVID-19 Vaccination Programme

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Last year, thousands of people stepped forward to offer their time and skills to support NHS England’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Because of them we were able to roll out primary vaccinations to millions, saving thousands of lives and making the connections we value possible once more.


With the emergence of the Omicron variant, the vaccination programme was ramped up further. But while millions of booster vaccinations have already been administered, there's still much work to done. So join us now and you too could play a crucial role in protecting the connections that matter to us all. We are fully committed to providing the widest opportunities for skilled training and development as soon as you join the vaccine programme. Many people who are part of the programme have now begun a new career in the NHS across a huge variety of roles-over 11,500 people have stayed with us in paid jobs or training programmes


The role


Joining a dynamic team, you’ll be providing vital support services across the vaccination centre. That will include helping to set-up and maintain vaccination pods and all areas of the centre. You’ll also ensure vaccines and any essential equipment are readily available, and  manage clinical waste across the site. We’ll also be relying on you to thoroughly and consistently sanitise all areas of the vaccination centre, including the post-vaccination observation area.


Who we are looking for


This role calls for self-motivated and committed individuals who:

-Have c12 months experience of working in a health or social care role

-OR, are qualified to NVQ 3 Level or equivalent (e.g. 2 A Levels / National Diploma) and have either qualified in (or are studying) a health related subject or can demonstrate some experience of working in health or social care


You’ll need to be a great team player and you’ll be determined to play your part in ensuring the ongoing success of the national immunisation programme.


As part of the process, you'll receive training to prepare you for your role.






Where you’ll be working

We are looking for Healthcare Assistants across all regions in England. If your application is successful, you will be given the opportunity to work at one or several of the vaccination centres in your region.



If you believe you have the necessary proven skills to perform this role, please apply via our dedicated page where you can fill in an application and monitor your progress. The page also contains more information on the role, including a full job description and person specification.

Join today and let’s deliver the best patient care together.

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