Registered Healthcare Professionals (Immunisations) 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 your vaccination centre. This includes carrying out clinical assessments with people ahead of their vaccination, obtaining consent, reviewing their medical history for anything that could cause an adverse reaction and escalating complex medical histories to the Registered Healthcare Professional – Supervision

 

You’ll talk to people about the risks and benefits of the vaccine, offering the information they need to ensure they give informed consent. You may also be asked to prepare or administer vaccines and we’ll be relying on you to manage and safely dispose of clinical waste, as well as ensuring PPE is available and changed in line with national guidelines.

 

Who we are looking for

 

To succeed in this vital role, you will have demonstrable experience of clinical supervision and will have current registration (temporary registration also accepted) with one of the following:

 - GMC (must also include licencing as well as registration)

 - Current Registration with the GDC as a dentist, dental therapist or dental hygienist

 - Current Registration with the NMC as a nurse, nursing associate or midwife

 - Current Registration with GPhC as a pharmacist

 - Current Registration with HCPC as a  physiotherapist, occupational therapist, dietitian, chiropodist/podiatrist, orthoptist, paramedic, operating department practitioner, orthotist/prosthetist,   radiographer or speech and language therapist

 - Current registration with the GOC as an Optometrist

 

So too, is the ability to communicate sometimes complex and sensitive information, excellent problem solving skills and the willingness to respond quickly to sudden, unexpected demands and situations.

 

Where you’ll be working

We are looking for Registered Healthcare Professionals 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.

 

Apply

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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