The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions New staff recruited for vaccination Centre:

 

The following information is for colleagues who are newly employed by Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust, to work on the Leeds COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.

Shift patterns 

The vaccination centre is currently open 12 hours a day, 7 days a week. The first vaccination appointment will start at 7.30am and the final appointment will be 6.30pm. 

There are a range of shifts available, dependent on your role. Currently there are two shifts per day: 7am to 3.30pm (7.5 hour shift),  and 3pm-7pm (4 hour shift). You can work both in one day if you want to. 

You will have at least one 30 minute break for every 6 hours worked, and will be allocated break times by your supervisor.  

The shift pattern may need to change as the vaccination programme develops. If this happens you will be given as much notice as possible.  

What to do if you can’t attend a shift 

If you cannot attend a shift for any reason at short notice, you must inform the relevant contacts provided below as soon as possible: 

If you are working clinically at Elland Road 

Lead Nurse Elland Road 

07425061846 

If you are working clinically at the Thackray Site 

Lead Nurse Thackray 

07425059951 

If you are working in a non-clinical role at either site 

Command Centre 

07423568200 

 

Pay 

You will be paid at the organisations normal rate of pay for the role you undertake, in line with NHS terms and conditions. Payment will be made by the host employer Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust.  

Role 

Hourly Pay 

Administrator 

approximately £10.09  

Health Care Professional 

approximately £10.09  

Vaccinator 

approximately £10.09  

Marshal/Front of House 

approximately £9.21  

You will be required to complete a time sheet for each day on which you work and

Payment will be calculated on this basis. You will be paid monthly by credit transfer.

What should I wear?

In the first instance, please arrive wearing your own clothes. You will be provided with the correct uniform for your role upon commencement of your first shift.

Clinical staff: Scrubs and other appropriate uniforms will be provided where required.

Non-clinical staff: Please wear clothing appropriate for the role you are undertaking. For example, Marshals should wear warm clothing, suitable for being outdoors in all weathers. High-visibility jackets or tabards will be provided to all non-clinical staff to ensure they are easily identifiable as a member of the Leeds Covid Vaccination Programme workforce.