Immunisation Nurse

Brighton, UK
18 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 4,750 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 14 inpatient and outpatient locations, serving a total community of 1.3 million people
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

The Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) Immunisation service has a vacancy for a Band 5 Immunisation Nurse based in Brighton, with the successful candidate also covering the entire SCFT area.

The SCFT Immunisation team is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN Child) to be part of their innovative and dynamic team dedicated to improving immunisation uptake and delivering the schools-based immunisation programmes. This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding service working across East Sussex, West Sussex and Brighton and Hove.

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

The role will include working in schools, clinics and family homes with children, young people and babies to deliver vaccinations in a safe and professional way. Engagement with hard to reach groups such as travellers and children who are looked after is another aspect of the team's remit and the Band 5 responsibilities will include supporting this work in the community. The ability to communicate well and remain calm under pressure is essential.

Applicants will need to demonstrate a willingness to work flexibly and cooperatively with colleagues within their own team and wider multidisciplinary teams across the whole SCFT area. As the team work over the whole of the SCFT Immunisation service area staff must be willing to travel within this area and be a car owner/driver.

Proposed interview date: 8th July 2019

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

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
  • Immunisation B5 JD
  • Immunisation B5 PS
  • Staff Benefits Brochure
  • About Us

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