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Job summary

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Registered Health Care Professional
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Bank
Hours
Flexible working
Job ref
364-A-4483
Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
The Lodge, AFC Thurrock and Civic Centre Southend
Town
Wickford
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 Per annum, pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
25/08/2022 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Band 5 Registered Healthcare Professional - Mid & South Essex

Band 5

About Us

EPUT provides community health, mental health and learning disability services to support more than 3.2 million people living across Bedfordshire, Essex and Suffolk. We have also been running the COVID-19 vaccination programme across mid and south Essex and Suffolk and north east Essex. 

The Trust is a large employer in the East of England region, with more than 10,000 staff working across more than 200 sites. We also provide services in people’s homes and in community settings.

EPUT was formed on 1 April 2017 following the merger of North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (NEP) and South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (SEPT). A new leadership team was established at the Trust in 2020.

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Our vision and values

Our Vision

“To be the leading health and wellbeing service in the provision of mental health and community care”.

Our Purpose

“We care for people every day. What we do together, matters”.

Our Values

  • We Care
  • We Learn
  • We Empower

Our strategic objectives

  • We will deliver safe, high quality integrated care services.
  • We will enable each other to be the best that we can.
  • We will work together with our partners to make our services better.
  • We will help our communities to thrive.

Our services include:

Mental Health Services – We provide a wide range of treatment and support to young people, adults and older people experiencing mental illness both as inpatients and within the community.  This includes; including treatment, in secure and specialised settings.  A number of our specialist services have achieved accreditation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Community Health Services – our diverse range of community health services provide support and treatment to both adults and children. We deliver this care in community hospitals, health centres, GP surgeries and in our patients’ homes.

Learning Disabilities Services – we provide crisis support and inpatient services and our community learning disability teams work in partnership with local councils to provide assessment and support for adults with learning disabilities.

As part of our a commitment to driving up quality in services for people with learning disabilities we are proud to say that we have signed up to the Driving Up Quality Code. Our self -assessment contains the full details of our commitment.

Social Care – We provide personalised social care support to people with a range of needs, including people with learning disabilities or mental illness, supporting people to live independently.

Find out more about the services we offer in our service directory.

 

In return we can offer exceptional education, training and development opportunities as well as a wide range of benefits, which include flexible working opportunities, salary sacrifice schemes and the opportunity to buy or sell up to one week of annual leave to support a healthy work-life balance. In addition to this the Trust also offers a generous relocation package where applicants meet the eligibility criteria.

Job overview

Work for us - Protect the Community - save lives

COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Programme - MSE

Band 5 Registered Healthcare Professional - BankMid & South Essex - Thurrock, Wickford and Southend

Salary - £25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata

Hours - Flexible Hours Available

Contract - Bank 

Shift Patterns – The mass vaccination programme runs across an 8am-8pm, 7 day a week service. The shift patterns available are; 8am-8pm, 8am-2pm or 2pm-8pm.

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) is recruiting for the vaccination programme across Mid and South Essex Health and Care Partnership and Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System, delivered in partnership with EPUT. The Trust is delighted to have been appointed as one of the three lead providers in the region and is committed to ensuring that the vaccine is delivered to the public at the highest standard.

We are therefore seeking healthcare professionals across Essex and Suffolk to be at the forefront of the local fight against coronavirus – you could be part of it!

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join us and play your part in protecting the community and saving lives. The role forms an integral part of mass vaccination delivery and is an excellent opportunity for individuals to be a part of a new, exciting service and to develop their skills in a new area of work.

 

 

Main duties of the job

As a Registered Healthcare Professional working in one of EPUT’s vaccination centres, you will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering a safe and effective service for the mass delivery of covid-19 vaccinations to the local area. You will undertake activities such as clinical assessment and drawing up of the vaccine, as directed by the Clinical Manager of the vaccination centre. 

By joining the Mass Vaccination Programme, you could be a step towards starting a long-term career with EPUT or the wider NHS. We are committed to developing our staff, creating a positive learning environment and helping you achieve a high level of job satisfaction. We are keen to invest in the potential of all our people who join the EPUT’s Mass Vaccination Programme. If you are interested in the potential for a long term future with the NHS it is our aim to work with you to identify career pathways for longer term employment within the NHS. Therefore after joining the Mass Vaccination Programme, we may get in touch with you to discuss further career opportunities available within EPUT and the wider NHS (subject to availability, eligibility and assessment process).

All online and face-to-face training (where applicable) will be available prior to commencing work in the vaccination centres, meaning that refresher training will be provided if you feel it is necessary. You will also receive additional support from the Clinical Manager at the vaccination centre as and when required.

 

Working for our organisation

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Open, Compassionate and Empowering. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;

Season Ticket Loans, NHS discounts for staff, Excellent Training facilities and opportunities, Buying and Selling annual leave scheme, The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and, experience in other areas, Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work, Day One Flexible Employer

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

the post holder will be responsible for:

• Assisting with the configuration of the vaccination pod and vaccination station.
• Conducting clinical assessments.
• The review of those with complex medical histories and potential adverse reactions.
• Preparation of the vaccine prior to administration by the vaccinators using the right technique.
• Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to evidence-based policies and procedures.

Please review the attached job description and person specification for more information.

Please note that to apply for the position you are required to be registered with a professional body such as; NMC, HCPC, GDC, GMC, GPhC. Please therefore ensure that your registration details are listed on your application form to enable us to proceed with your recruitment application.

Once you have applied for the role via NHS/TRAC Jobs, your application will be reviewed within a matter of days and one of the Mass Vaccination Recruitment Team will make contact with you to outline the next steps of the recruitment process

The positions currently available are within our Bank Bureau, which provides the flexibly to work full time or part time, as a sole position or in addition to your current substantive role. Alternatively, if you are interested in working on a secondment basis, please contact the Recruitment Team on epunft.recruitment.covid-19@nhs.net to query what opportunities are currently available.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Healthcare Professional e.g NMC for nurses, GPhC for pharmacists and equivalent for other healthcare professionals.

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Recruitment Team - Mass Vaccinations
Job title
Recruitment
Email address
epunft.recruitment.covid-19@nhs.net
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