Welcome to Public Health Wales, the National Public Health Institute in Wales
Our vision is Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales
Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English. To support our all Wales service, we particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.
Public Health Wales has the remit to provide strategic leadership for the development of immunisation services across Wales both in primary and secondary care and in addition to those non NHS organisations who have a need for immunisation advice and guidance. An opportunity has arisen to join our existing team and help shape the future.
The Vaccine Preventable Disease Programme (VPDP) in Public Health Wales is seeking 2 experienced Registered Nurses to join the successful Vaccine Preventable Disease Programme (VPDP). The Public Health Nurse, Immunisations is a 6 month fixed-term position. It is a national role and will be key in supporting immunisation programmes in Wales.
We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with immunisation expertise, and experience in public health and service development.
Interview date: 7/10/2022
The post involves contributing to the delivery of public health immunisation projects and interventions at an All Wales level using public health knowledge and skills.
Applicants must be capable of responding to service changes and needs and have the ability to think logically and innovatively. Excellent IT skills are required and the need to be adaptable with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
If you are a highly motivated, and experienced qualified nurse with a strong background in public health and/or immunisation, then we are keen to hear from you.
Public Health Wales is the National Public Health Institute in Wales. Our vision is 'Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales' where we play a pivotal role in driving improvements in population health and well-being, reducing health inequalities, improving healthcare outcomes, protecting the public and supporting the development of health in all policies across Wales.
Our organisation is guided by our Values, 'Working together, with trust and respect, to make a difference'. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications which represent the rich diversity of the communities we serve and from those wishing to work part time or on a job share basis.
To find out more about working for us, the benefits we offer and guidance on the application process, please visit https://phw.nhs.wales/working-for-us/applicant-information-and-guidance/
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac.
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.
Welsh language skills are desirable