School Immunisation Team Bank Nurse
With an annual budget of £125 million, the Trust's vision is to provide high quality care to the diverse communities we serve to make their lives better. You can find out more about our vision, values and objectives on our website.
Over 2,500 staff provide the following services:
- a range of children’s services to children, young people and families in (Cambridgeshire and Norfolk)
- school age immunisation programme (Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Peterborough and Suffolk)
- i-CaSH: Integrated Contraception and Sexual Health Services (Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Peterborough, Bedfordshire and Suffolk)
- dental services (Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Suffolk)
- musculo-skeletal services and uro-gynaecological physiotherapy services (Cambridgeshire and Peterborough)
- the Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation and the Evelyn Community Head Injury Service
- Children and Adults’ Community Health services for the residents of Luton
- Children and Adults’ Community Health services for the residents of Bedfordshire are provided in partnership with East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT).
We believe that community based health services are fundamental to the success of an NHS that gives people more choice and control over their health.
We’re looking for experienced nurses to join our School Immunisation Service nurse bank to help us to deliver the childhood flu immunisation programme across East Anglia during the autumn term each year. Owing to the demanding schedule of the flu programme, we are looking for Registered Nurses who can work as many day shifts as possible, between October and December, term-time only.
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust delivers the School Age Immunisation Service in Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Norfolk and Suffolk.
For the next academic year, the vaccinations are: childhood influenza vaccine to children in Reception and years 1 to 6, Meningitis ACWY & the Teenage Booster to year 9 young people, and HPV to year 8 girls, with their second dose in year 9.
Because the job involves travelling throughout the county, the ability to travel independently is essential.
Please be prepared to travel some distance to the interview, as it could be across county borders.
For part-time posts, salary will be pro-rata.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed which may include a Disclosure and Barring check and where the position requires you to drive as part of your everyday duties, you will be asked to validate your driving licence online via the DVLA.
Successful applicants to posts at band 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will be asked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer (£48.43 for an Enhanced Check or £30.43 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month’s salary unless a longer pay back period is agreed with the appointing manager. This will not apply to successful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and in possession of the disclosure certificate, for whom an online status check will be undertaken.
In submitting an application form, you authorise Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.
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