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Wessex COVID-19 Vaccine Hub Staff Roles



Paid and flexible opportunities for healthcare staff 

To deliver COVID-19 vaccine trials in Wessex, we need a team of doctors, nurses, healthcare assistants, administrators, pharmacy and laboratory staff and many other supporting roles.

We have a range of paid and flexible opportunities available for healthcare staff, whether you're currently employed in the NHS, returning to healthcare or coming out of retirement. To discuss the roles in detail, please contact a member of the Wessex COVID-19 Vaccine Hub team on


Example tasks 

  • Pre-vaccination eligibility check
  • Eligibility review
  • Physical exam
  • Medical history
  • Medical cover
Matron Oversight of trials and team
Senior nurse (Band 6 & 7)
  • Informed consent
  • Randomisation
  • Vaccination
  • Follow up
  • Oversight
Nurse (Band 5)
  • Chaperone
  • Observations
  • Data entry
  • Venesection
  • Vaccination
  • Post-dose observation
  • Symptomatic visit
  • Swabbing
Clinical Trials Assistant, Clinical Research Practitioner and Healthcare Assistant
  • Chaperone
  • Observations 
  • Height and weight
  • Data entry
  • Urinalysis
  • Venesection
  • Symptom checking
  • Reception
  • Sample running
  • Booking appointments
  • Pre-screening calls 
  • Participant packs
  • Responding to queries 
Runner  General assistance 
 Trial manager   Oversight of study set up and delivery