Main duties of the job

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The role encompasses responsibility for clinical delivery of vaccinations and patient safety, specialist advice on immunisation issues, and the opportunity to develop skills in both independent and team working.

We welcome applicants who are trained vaccinators and can demonstrate a willingness to work flexibly across North Wales and cooperatively with colleagues both within their own team and the wider multidisciplinary teams across the whole region. You will need to be motivated, conscientious and committed to supporting us to maintain high vaccination coverage.

The post holder will be part of BCUHB Immunisation Team and will be expected to offer vaccination advice and deliver vaccinations to patients and staff. The post holder will support the safe delivery of vaccines and help increase local uptake of vaccinations and may be asked to Immunise in other settings i.e. during an outbreak or mass immunisation programme. The ability to travel is essential.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and Proud to Lead competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac. 

Person specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge

Essential criteria

  • Registered Health Care professional
  • Be in compliance with basic life support for adults and anaphylaxis training
  • Professional awareness and ongoing development
  • Desirable criteria

  • Knowledge of Public Health Agenda
  • National Minimum Standards for Immunisation
  • Immunisation update
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • General Awareness of the staff flu programme and Immunisation agenda
  • Desirable criteria

  • Previous experience of providing immunisation services
  • Aptitude and Abilities, Skills

    Essential criteria

  • Good organisational and decision making skills.
  • Effective communication skills including the ability to overcome any barriers to understanding
  • Desirable criteria

  • The ability to speak or learn Welsh to a satisfactory level.
  • Personal Qualities

    Essential criteria

  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm in stressful situations.
  • Display exemplary personal and professional standards of behaviour and integrity at all times.
  • Ability to deal with verbal and written aggression in a calm and professional manner.
  • Desirable criteria

  • Good team player
  • Enthusiastic
  • Commitment
  • Circumstances

    Essential criteria

  • Ability to travel throughout the Health Board in a timely manner.
  • Able to undertake the duties of the role.
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

    Employer certification / accreditation badges

    Applicant requirements

    You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

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