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HCPC Registered Paramedic - Band 5 - Bank

SOUTH WEST LONDON BANK - Hosted by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

We now need HCPC registered Paramedic vaccinators, to step forward in the continued effort to deliver an effective immunisation programme across South West London.

We are looking to recruit from our local communities to enable us to provide a safe and effective vaccination programme while continuing to offer timely access and minimal impact on other NHS services.

As a registered Paramedic vaccinator for the Immunisations service, the post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering a safe and effective service for the delivery of vaccinations for influenza (flu), COVID-19 vaccine(s) and assist in other immunisation programmes as required. You will be required to vaccinate adults and children.

You are able to choose your shifts and sites through our e-rostering system.

You will be fully briefed and training will be provided on all required... vaccines including Covid-19.

In the meantime, you can prepare by ensuring you are up to date with any annual immunisation training as part of your HCPC registered professional training.

This advert is for Bank work and you will work as and when required, with flexibility to choose your shifts within the constraints of the service. Please note - if successful you will receive an offer from Croydon Health Services, as the host Trust for the South West London Vaccination Bank.

Main duties of the job

This role forms an integral part of vaccination delivery within South West London and delivers vaccinations to the South West London population via a number of pop-up clinics as an integral part of the Roving immunisations service.

The service includes, but is not limited to:

Setting up Pop Up clinics throughout the six boroughs of SW London and providing an outreach service to vulnerable and hard to reach communities as well as those areas underserved by PCN's and Community Pharmacies. This involves ensuring appropriate site risk assessment, ensuring suitably trained and qualified staff to deliver service, transporting necessary equipment and ensuring vaccine cold-chain, recording patient data and vaccination numbers on appropriate systems, periodic audits plus start and end of day set up and clear up.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon.

These include:
• Croydon University Hospital
• Purley Hospital
• The Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre in Thornton Heath
• Community bases at Purley, Sanderstead, New Addington, Broad Green, Woodside
• A minor injuries unit in New Addington

The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust.

Around 3,500 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity. Our Vision: "Excellent integrated care for you and your family, when and where you need it" Our 5 key 'Here for you' promises to the people of Croydon are:
• You feel cared for by helpful and welcoming staff
• You feel in safe hands with highly professional staff
• You feel confident in your treatment from skilled teams of compassionate clinicians
• You feel we value your time with convenient appointments, minimal waiting and care closer to home
• You feel it's getting better all the time as we continue to improve our services

We are one of 17 Trusts in the country who have been accepted as national pioneers on staff engagement and empowerment, through the adoption of "Listening into Action" as a new way of working.

The approach we are taking to "Listening into Action" is new and different.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached supporting document which contains more information about this role - Registered Paramedic - Immunisations Bank.

If sufficient applications have been received for this vacancy it may be closed earlier than the published closing date.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please see attached supporting document which contains more information about this role - Registered Paramedic - Immunisations Bank.

If sufficient applications have been received for this vacancy it may be closed earlier than the published closing date.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential
• Registered HCPC Paramedic
• Current immunisation training / update or willingness to undertake
Desirable
• Previous experience in similar clinical role
• Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Person Specification
Qualifications

Essential
• Registered HCPC Paramedic
• Current immunisation training / update or willingness to undertake
Desirable
• Previous experience in similar clinical role
• Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see

Additional information
UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see

Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Address

Various Sites across South West London

South West London

CR7 7YE

Employer's website
Thornton Heath UK

salary-criteria

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