Infection Prevention and Control Nurse Band 7

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 a year inclusive of HCAS per annum
Closing date
12 Jun 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Infection Prevention and Control Nurse - Band 7

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced infection prevention and control nurse with the ability to influence and articulate best IPC practices across our broad range of services.

The post holder must have asome/substantial experiencein IPCand demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to engage with others.

The post holder will be a key player in our IPC agenda and work in collaboration with Directorate leaders across the organisation in ensuring robust IPC measures and governance are in place and embedded in practice.

The post holder will develop a quality, proactive and evidence based IPC service, to prevent and reduce the incidence of infections and implement systems to enhance patient and staff safety across the organization.

The ability to manage own workload is essential for this role.

The successful candidate must also be a computer literate,have good organisational skillsand be able to demonstrate autonomous working and an ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.

For informal visits please contact Juliana Kotey, Consultant Nurse/Deputy DIPC on 0208 401 3389.

Closing date is 12thJune 2023.

Interviews will be held week beginning on 26th June, 2023

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for providing specialist Infection Prevention & Control advice and support to staff and teams working both in the acute and community services to ensure adherence to good practice in infection prevention and control.

The post holder will act as an advisor disseminating specialist skills and knowledge to all staff groups, patients and visitors and be visible and accessible to staff, patients and visitors acting as a role model at all times.

The post holder will contribute to the daily organisation of the service in the absence of the Senior Infection Prevention & Control Nurse.

The post holder will support junior members of the team and also be a resource for the operational teams.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.

Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

As well as offering access to a range of core skills training and professional development. Croydon University Hospital plays an active role in training the clinicians of the future and works in partnership with major London universities

If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust thats making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what youre looking for

Please see the attached supporting Job Description and Person Specification documents which contain more information about the role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualification


  • RN- clinical experience
  • Substantial post Reg Experience
  • Skills and ability
  • IPC experience


  • experience
  • Teaching Experience
  • People Management

Project and chagne management


  • Relevant IPC management
  • Relevant IPC qualification


  • Years experience
  • Teaching Experience

Band 7 experience


  • Substantial experience at Band 7
  • People Management


  • Substantial experience
  • Knowledge and understanding

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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