Job descriptionABOUT US Since 2015, NHS England has contracted Vaccination UK, a dynamic and rapidly growing company, to provide school-aged immunisations, including influenza vaccinations, to students in many counties and boroughs across England, including the Black Country, Hertfordshire, Hereford and Worcester, and nine North East London boroughs. We have a number of fixed-term positions to cover our School aged Flu immunisation programme. Job Title: School Administrator Fixed Term Contract: From 1st week of September to mid-December (Approx. the 15th December 2023) Pay: £26,325 per annum Hours: 8:00 am to 5:30 pm Overtime: Available depending on the needs of the business Working Days: Monday to Friday Location: Barking & Dagenham and other surrounding areas Benefits: Pension (5% employer contribution) Employee Assistant Programme Discount on high street shops You must be able to commit for the entire duration of the contract. MAIN DUTIES Promote and support the operation of our School-Aged Immunisation Service. Our services are primarily delivered on-site in schools for children of primary and secondary age, however, we also deliver these immunisations in community clinic settings. JOB DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES Understand the prerequisites of giving an immunisation, contra-indications, aftercare and the relevant advice to give to the young person, parents and carers. Promote and deliver the childhood nasal influenza programme. Understand the relevant requirements for storage and transport instructions for immunisations, collection and delivery of vaccinations to the site. Contribute to the identification and immunisation of home-schooled children and those in Pupil Referral Units. Assist in the planning, delivery and evaluation of health promotion/education and public health activities related to the Childhood Nasal Influenza Immunisation campaign, in conjunction with the team. Undertake some aspects of the immunisation session such as administration of the nasal flu vaccine under the direction of registered nurses and registered health professionals. Ensure infection control procedures and Identify risks / clinical incidents following policy and informing the Line Manager. Promote and facilitate collaborative working between the school-aged immunisation team, schools and other educational institutions and families in the delivery of the school-aged immunisation programme. Administration of the nasal influenza vaccine will occur under the direction of registered health professionals. Support the Immunisation Coordinator with duties as requested. Undertake other duties commensurate with the level of this position Comply with Company policies & procedures PERSON SPECIFICATION NVQ 3 in Child Healthcare or equivalent - desirable IT literate Understanding the principles of consent and assessment for children and young people. Current immunisation training/update or willingness to undertake. Experience working in a community setting and/or working with children & young people. Practical experience and knowledge of cold chain procedures and medicines management. Ability to prioritise work. Computer literate. Effective communication skills with children and adults. Able to demonstrate teamwork. Knowledge of principles of data protection (desirable). Self-motivated. Excellent communication skills. Excellent levels of literacy and numeracy skills. Mandatory Training: This post is subject to all mandatory training provided by the company which must be completed prior to starting. This includes Safeguarding for Children, BLS, Anaphylaxis and Infection Control. DBS We require all successful candidates to have a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) criminal record check, which is paid by the Company. If you have anything to declare before we received the checks please let us know during the interview stage.
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