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Flu Nurse

HCA Primary Care – London
Clinical
Full time
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Role: Flu Nurse
Town: London Central, The City and Canary Wharf
Full time: 40 Hours per week
Shift times: Monday to Friday - 8am to 5.30pm

Fixed Term Contract: From 23rd September for 2 to 3 Months
Salary: £40,000 Pro Rata

We’re looking for a Flu Nurse to join our Primary Care Team. This is an exciting opportunity to join us here at HCA Healthcare UK to assist in the comprehensive delivery of the Flu immunisation for 2024.

We are looking for a skilled flu shot nurse with a broad understanding of vaccine safety procedures to administer vaccinations at our healthcare facility. You will be responsible for keeping a record of patients' vaccinations and the vaccines' proper storage.

This role will involve travel across HCA sites and client facilities throughout London. Travel expenses are covered.

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you'll be doing:

  • Assess the clients’ wellness and suitability for the vaccination in line with the prescribed PGD

  • Administer intramuscular vaccination as required

  • Monitoring patients' reactions to vaccinations during the administration of vaccines .

  • Implementing and adhering to infection-control policies and procedures.

  • Ensuring that flu vaccinations are stored correctly and securely.

  • Maintaining the inventory of supplies needed to administer the vaccines.

What you’ll bring:

  • Completed degree in Nursing.

  • NMC Registration

  • Knowledge of sharps management, vaccinations, safety procedures, and storage protocols

  • Previous nursing experience is essential either NHS or private sector

  • Patience and compassion for patients with physical, mental, and emotional issues.

  • The ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent  written and verbal communication skills.

  • Computer literate.

Why HCA UK?

Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Flu Nurse you'll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Group Life Assurance from day one
  • Critical illness cover
  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.

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