The Chief Health Officer has authorised specified student cohorts to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. Other conditions and further information about the specified student cohorts are included in the
Eligible student cohorts include:
Vaccination workers rotate through their assigned NSW Health vaccination hub and are able to perform various roles, including administering the vaccine, providing post-vaccination advice and working in the observation area post-vaccination. Vaccination workers are under the direct, line-of-sight supervision of a clinician at all times.
Prior to commencing on duty, vaccination workers are required to:
NSW Health will provide this training to successful candidates, free of charge.
Vaccination workers will be engaged as a casual employee at a rate of $24.67 per hour, plus a loading of 10%.
Vaccination workers will be assigned to a specific NSW Health COVID-19 vaccination clinic managed by the employing local health district. If you meet the eligible student criteria above and are prepared to complete the mandatory training, please find the Statewide COVID-19 Student Vaccination Worker role on the COVID-19 Vaccination Job Portal to lodge an application. More information about the recruitment process can be found in the role's advertisement.