Infection Prevention & Control Specialist Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Infection prevention & control
Band 6
12 month secondment
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum - Pay Award Pending
25/06/2018 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen following a restructure of the existing Infection Prevention & Control Team at Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Are you passionate about infection prevention & control, making a difference to patient care and improving patient outcomes - then come and join a rapidly evolving and dynamic Department of Infection.

This 12 month secondment post will provide an opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their Infection Prevention and Control skills as a member of team at Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

Evidence of significant post-registration experience is essential -training and/or experience in Infection Prevention and Control is preferable including link practitioner experience.
Reporting to the Senior Infection Prevention & Control Nurse/ Lead Nurse Department of Infection the successful candidate will work both autonomously and as part of the Infection Prevention Team across sites, striving to minimise risk from healthcare associated Infection.

The post will support, develop and implement systems to improve the quality of Infection Prevention and Control Management, by the delivery of National Directives to develop local quality, patient safety and safe systems of working for staff. You must have good organisational skills and the ability to influence others.

The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated and have a flexible approach to work, acting as a role model across disciplines. You will provide clear leadership for infection prevention across the sites, influencing and improving the quality of care delivered to our patients.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

 John Cook, Senior Infection Prevention & Control Nurse on 01482 623066