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COVID-19 Vacancy Senior Assistant Technical Officer - Mass Vaccination Programme

Band 4

Main area
Pharmacy - Technical Services
Band 4
6 months (Fixed Term)
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Various Hours)
Job ref
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Employer type
Royal Gwent Hospital
£22,549 - £24,882 per annum
Salary period
14/08/2022 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Job overview

You will be a key member of the mass vaccination centre team, responsible for the control and management of the Covid-19 vaccine and related medicines required to deliver the requirements of the mass vaccination programme.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a conscientious and adaptable person with excellent interpersonal and IT skills to join the team as a  Senior Pharmacy Assistant technical Officer working across the 4 mass vaccination centres.  

The post requires a high degree of competence and accuracy as you will be the responsible person on each site to supervise the storage and preparation of Covid -19 vaccines.

You will also be responsible for developing colleagues and supervising the supply of vaccine to the immunising teams working within the mass vaccination centres as well as remotely across the whole Health Board. You will also be responsible for recording vaccine levels on appropriate IT systems.

Candidates will have previous  experience at working at a high level and be able to balance competing priorities effectively.  Essential attributes for this post include being reliable, organised, self-motivated and having the ability to remain calm under pressure. You will need to be able to work in a logical and methodical way but be able to multi-task whilst dealing with frequent interruptions. You should have good keyboard skills, be computer literate and have a willingness to learn as training will be provided on bespoke systems. Previous experience in a healthcare setting would be an advantage but not essential.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Working for our organisation

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. Whatever the speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build their career. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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

Person specification

IT literacy

Essential criteria
  • Assess background literacy
Desirable criteria
  • IT qualification

Management/supervisory experience

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of modelled behaviour
Desirable criteria
  • Relevant expereience

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

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 not necessary

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Hywel Jones
Job title
Pharmacy Lead - Vaccination Programme
Email address
Telephone number
01633 261438