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Role Description: Volunteer Vaccinator

COVID Vaccination Centres Volunteer

We are no longer taking any new applications for volunteer vaccinators but if you would like to be put on our waiting list please contact vaccine.volunteers@solent.nhs.uk

Please note: we have had enough applications for this role, but please apply for one of the two other roles.

The focus of the role is to support the clinical team in the administration of the COVID-19 vaccinations including;

  • Administer the vaccine to patients
  • Recognise and respond as needed to any emergency – this may include helping a patient if they are having an allergic reaction to the vaccine
  • Meeting and greeting patients, reassuring them pre and post vaccine
  • Working collaboratively with small diverse teams including nurses, admin staff and other volunteers
  • Completion of documentation associated with the administration of the vaccine, ensuring compliance with regulated requirements
  • Maintain and awareness of the wellbeing of yourself and fellow volunteers so that support can be made available to everybody

Our volunteers:

Must:

  • Observe hand gel and infection prevention practices at all times.
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times.
  • Wear clothing suitable for the weather conditions.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times, whilst on duty or outside. This is an essential part of the role.
  • Adhere to Trust policies i.e. Information Governance and confidentiality.

Must not:

  • Take photos whilst on duty or engage in social media in relation to their volunteering.
  • Disclose any information to a third party. This is an essential part of the role.
  • Access clinical areas or areas that has not been authorised.
  • Take any equipment or patient information from the Trust property.

Training required for Vaccinator role:

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Please visit our services page for specific services and contact details. Alternatively, contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service by emailing or calling the number below. You can also give us feedback, make a complaint or share a compliment.

pals@solent.nhs.uk

 0800 013 2319

*Lines are open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act was passed on 30 November 2000. It gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities, with full access granted in January 2005.

The Act sets out exemptions to that right and places certain obligations on public authorities.

Email: InformationGovernanceTeam@solent.nhs.uk

Phone: 0300 123 3919

*Subject to any exemptions which apply, we are obliged to provide the information requested please note that requests for Personal Information is not covered under this Act and should be applied for through the Data Protection Act 1998.

Our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton.

While our services can be found around various NHS locations in Southampton and Portsmouth (and surrounding districts), our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton at:

Highpoint Venue
Bursledon Road
Southampton
SO19 8BR

If you require a printable version of how to find us including bus times, car access and bike info please download our leaflet. (Copyright of Highpoint Venue).

Central office phone: 0300 123 3390

*Lines open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

If you are a journalist with a media enquiry, please contact the Communications Team at:

communications@solent.nhs.uk 

0300 123 4156 or 02381 031076

The Communications Office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.