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Vaccine Healthcare Support Worker (highland-wide)

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18 Sep 2021

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NHS Highland is looking for motivated and enthusiastic Band 3 vaccinators to support the delivery of the vaccination programmes across NHS Highland- North and Argyll and Bute.

The preferred candidates must have a good general education to the level of 6/7 of the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework eg SVQ, HNC, and preferably experience in a health or care setting. Candidates must be willing to complete a comprehensive vaccination education package including the NES Promoting Effective Immunisation Practice for HCSWs.

Team working is essential in this role and you will be required to work collaboratively in a safe, caring and respectful way. You will provide high quality nursing care support to patients of all ages and be responsible for preparing and administering the vaccine.

The post holders will work closely with the COVID Vaccination Team.

Vaccination Clinics run at various times and locations across the Highlands and Argyll and Bute. Applications for full and part time will be considered. Please indicate on your application form the contracted hours you are available and for which area(s) of Highland and Argyll and Bute you are applying.

The posts are fixed term until 31st March 2022.

If you are an existing NHS Highland permanent employee and are interested in the role, please speak with your manager prior to submitting your application form with a view to having a secondment agreement agreed in principle and an ability to start immediately if you were successful following interview.

Informal enquiries to: Hilary Brown, Associate Lead Nurse Argyll and Bute; tel: 07900900183; email: hilary.brown2@nhs.scotDonna MacNicol, Associate Lead Nurse- Vaccinations, North Highland, tel: 07971 799298; email:

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