Registered Healthcare Professional - Vaccination Centre NHS AfC: Band 5 (Fixed Term 5 months)

£24,907 - £30,615 yearly
  • Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
  • Across Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes - please state where you would like to work
  • 02 Sep, 2021
Full time Healthcare & Medical Nurse Temporary

Job Description

Don’t miss the chance to join the NHS and be part of the exciting new COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.

We would love to hear from you if you are interested in this clinical role:

  • Registered Healthcare Professional 
  • Fixed term contract until December  2021 with the possibility of an extension beyond that
  • Salary – NHS AfC Band 5 - £24,907 – £30,615 (depending on experience) per annum, pro rata

Flexible hours available

Please see below a summary of some of the duties you will be carrying out:

  • Complete training as required
  • Configure the vaccination pod and vaccination station
  • Clinical assessment pre-vaccination
  • Offer specialist advice
  • Draw up the vaccines/vaccinate
  • Observe patient post-vaccination and manage adverse reactions response


  • Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area.
  • Registered Health Care Professional e.g. NMC for nurses, GPhC for pharmacists etc.
  • Current immunisation training / update or willingness to undertake.

Being able to drive with access to a car for work would be useful although there are static opportunities too and we can offer flexible hours to fit your individual circumstances.

As an NHS employee you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • NHS Discounts
  • One of the UK's best pension schemes
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family
  • 27 days paid holiday rising to 33 days (depending on any previous NHS Trust service) plus Bank Holidays, pro rata
  • Free car parking

Get in touch today to join this fantastic initiative!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Salary: £24,907.00-£30,615.00 per annum pro rata


Please note, if we experience a high level of interest in this role the vacancy may be closed prior to the advertised closing date, so please be sure to make your application as soon as possible.

If there are a large number of applications received, the first 10 applications will be reviewed in the first instance, based on the date received. 

If there are insufficient suitable candidates to shortlist from those, the remaining applications will be viewed in additional batches of 5, until the required number of suitable applications is reached.

                            Apply now and be in the first 10.

We will communicate any interview arrangements with applicants via e-mail so it is advisable that you check the email address you give on your application on a regular basis.

Staff recruited from outside the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

All new appointments (excluding Medical & Dental) are subject to 6 months’ probation period.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.  

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here Work in the UK - GOV.UK ( It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants - GOV.UK (