Band 8a Senior Infection Prevention & Control Nurse
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated and driven individual to join our IPC team at PAHT. You will be an integral part of the team on delivering of a high quality service and to support the Trust in meeting the requirements of the Health & Social Care Act 2008: the code of practice on the prevention and control of infections.
This demanding but rewarding role will encompass all functions of the team, providing specialist support, advice and expertise to all disciplines within the organisation, you'll be supported by the Director of Infection Prevention & Control and Head of Infection Prevention & Control to ensure we deliver the best service for our people and patients.
Main duties of the job
You'll have an exciting opportunity of being an integral part of the development and planning of the new hospital build for Harlow, you'll support the Head of IP&C with this project an opportunity not to be missed.
You will work as a highly specialised member of the Infection Prevention and Control Team, working closely with the Director of Infection Prevention and Control, the Head of Infection Prevention and Control and all other members of the team.
If this sounds like you we'd love to hear from you.
Job description/Job responsibilities
- Work autonomously to be responsible for providing specialist clinical advice, support and leadership for all health care professionals across the organisation.
- Maintain a high profile in the clinical area, acting as a resource and role model is pivotal to this position.
- Provide expert advice and support in the investigation and management of incidents and outbreaks of healthcare associated infection.
- Work in collaboration within the team, the Director of Infection Prevention and Control, Consultant Microbiologists, laboratory staff, ward/clinical teams, Clinical Site Management team and all staff in the Trust
This is an exciting time for PAHT. Over the next five years we are on a digital transformation journey, leading us to our brand new hospital. You'll be being part of the team leading and supporting our organisation in a diverse and challenging role; a role which can make a significant difference to our patients, staff and the future direction of our services.
Our people demonstrate energy and commitment towards improving the care and experiences provided to our patients and the drive to be an outstanding organisation.
Its never been a better time to join us.
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Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration.