Seasonal Flu & Pandemic Immuniser - COVID Vaccination

Location Dudley
Job type Contract
Salary To be confirmed
Reference HQ00114504_1606399321

Band 4 – COVID 19/Seasonal Flu Vaccination Programme – Immuniser

Your NHS urgently needs you! As a Band 4 COVID 19 Immuniser, here’s your opportunity to help protect thousands of people in Dudley against coronavirus and relieve the pressure on the NHS.

Your experience of administering vaccines will be invaluable in what is an incredible national effort to drive down COVID 19 infection rates. You will effectively be making history with Sanctuary by your side.

As an Immuniser, you will work as part of a caring and compassionate team who have all the right values to care for those being vaccinated.

The following will be responsible for the following as an Immuniser:

  • Administration of the vaccine to already consented and assessed individuals

  • Assess the patient’s readiness for vaccination

  • Address any concerns and ensure consent and clinical assessment has already taken place

  • Ensure correct syringes and needles used, and that equipment in maintained in good working order

  • Ensure that vaccine batch numbers are recorded under the correct patient

  • Disposal of syringes and sharps as per the clinical waste policy

  • Policy implementation, following local and national policies

  • Ensure vaccine, stationery and health promotion resources are monitored appropriately

Requirements as an Immuniser:

  • Previous immunisation experience

  • Educated to NVQ Level 4 in a relevant subject

  • Diploma or equivalent appropriate qualification

  • First Aid Training

  • Understanding of Confidentiality and Data Protection Act

The vaccination PODs will be open from 8am until 8pm seven days a week and so you will be expected to work 12 hour shifts of 07:45am – 20:15pm. Payments for these will be in alignment with the NHS England and NHS Improvement cap.

Why apply through Sanctuary?

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, we have stood shoulder-to-shoulder with our colleagues in the NHS. We exclusively and successfully placed entire teams for the NHS Blood Plasma trials and are now stepping-up our support for the Mass Vaccination Programme throughout the UK.

When you register with Sanctuary, you will always know when and where you will be working and have the full support of our team.

You’ll also benefit from:

  • Excellent hourly rates, with prompt payment

  • Access to a wide range of jobs across all bands and specialties

  • Specialist dedicated recruitment consultant

  • Referral scheme

Contact:

Don’t delay. The role is immediately available and is expected to continue until the programme closure (March 2021, possibly longer).

Our Shift Booking Team are waiting to welcome you. Simply click on the tab above to apply now.

Due to the high interest in the vaccination programme roles, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients’ requirements. We hope you understand.