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COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Pharmacist - Immunisations
With clinical trials progressing well we are preparing to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to millions of at-risk people across the country as soon as they are approved by the MHRA, the official UK regulator.
To prepare, we are looking for experienced pharmacists and those who are willing to be trained to once again put themselves forward to lend a hand.
The Department for Health and Social Care recently consulted on temporary changes to legislation allowing a wider group of staff to vaccinate with appropriate training.
You will be paid for training hours completed; this is at a standard rate that is currently under review but we can confirm it will be no less than stated below:
1 hour at your hourly rate
7.5 hours at your hourly rate
The post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering a safe and effective service for the mass delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations. The post holder will undertake activities such as clinical assessment, pharmacovigilance, medicines advice, vial inventory checks, cold chain management, aseptic preparation: vial dilution and drawing up of the vaccine from multi-dose vials. Assist in the identification and assessment risks in work activities. Report and mitigate these risks.
In particular, the post holder will be responsible for:
Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to evidence-based policies and procedures.
At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do to offer a high quality patient experience in a caring and supportive environment. This aligns with our vision of providing safe, caring and effective services because people matter.
This is an opportunity to join an NHS organisation that inspires its staff to innovate, with support and encouragement to continually develop. We expect all of our staff to demonstrate the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility.
We believe healthcare is better when provided by supported and dedicated staff, so if you are innovative, forward thinking and dedicated to high quality patient care come and join our amazing team.
At the Dudley Group everyone is welcome, please ensure you have read our Recruitment Equality Statement included in the advert.
Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.
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.