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COVID-19 Vacancy Seasonal Influenza Planning Coordinator

Band 6

Main area
Infection Prevention and Control/Staff Health and Well-being
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Fixed term: end February 28th 2021
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours/week
Job ref
285-2361A-INF
Site
Delta House Delta Point
Town
West Bromwich
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
28/10/2020 23:59

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:

  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families is Dudley

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.

We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it. To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website: blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk. 

For further supporting information to apply for this role please see documents attached under ‘Additional documents’.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Infection Prevention and Control Team to coordinate our seasonal staff flu vaccination campaign.   

This is a fixed term position until 28th February 2021 and we need someone who is able to start asap.

The role will involve travel across sites within the boroughs of Dudley, Walsall, Sandwell and Wolverhampton .  You will be  working with the Infection Prevention and Control  to support the Trust and our peer vaccinators to achieve the national ambition to vaccinate 90% of the workforce.    You will be responsible for running flu clinics across the Trust. 

To apply you will need to be a registered nurse ideally with previous vaccination experience and have certificates in basic life support, anaphylaxis and vaccination update.  Vaccination training can be provided if necessary on commencing in post.

 

 

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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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Katy Nickless
Job title
Lead Infection Prevention and Control Nurtse
Email address
katynickless@nhs.net
Telephone number
07817 568944