Health Care Support Worker

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM FOR 24 MONTHS DUE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of the Immunisation Team as a Health Care Support Worker. The aim of the team will be to enhance the current School Nursing Service with the delivery of the current Immunisation Programme across Wrexham and Flintshire. The objective to promote and increase the uptake of immunisations in line with government targets; minimise the impact of the immunisation programme upon other core School Nursing Services; develop a cohesive high functioning team; integrate the dedicated team into the current school nursing teams and ensure a seamless delivery of the programme demonstrating best practise and positive outcomes. On occasion the team may be called upon to support the Health Visiting Immunisation Programme.

The role of the Health Care Support Worker will be to oversee and manage the clerical and administrative requirements associated with the programme, such as coordinating the dissemination of consent forms, monitoring and ordering of stock, assisting with the Immunisation Schedule. The post holder will work closely with the Community Staff Nurse and liaise with the wider School Nurse teams. They will support the delivery of the programme within the school setting. We are currently enhancing this role to include the introduction of some clinical duties with the relevant training.

Hours will be annualised and adapted throughout the school year to meet the needs of the service and immunisation delivery schedule, there will be an occasional requirement to work unsociable hours (evenings and weekends). The team currently located at Saltney Clinic, however will be responsible for liaising closely with the existing school nursing teams, visiting other clinic bases and school settings.

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

Closing Date: 16/09/2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Sarah Wisbey/Karen Jones

Telephone number: /

Reference: 40884581

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