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Infection Prevention & Control Nurse

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a dynamic Infection Prevention & control team at the The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust working across the acute and community services.The Infection Prevention & control Service is seeking to appoint an Infection Prevention & Control Nurse. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate who wishes to expand their knowledge, experience and learn new skills within a dynamic team.

Main duties of the job

To work within the Infection Prevention and Control Team providing specialist nursing input in the identification, prevention, monitoring/surveillance and control of infection within the Trust. To monitor staff compliance with infection prevention and control policies initiating appropriate actions to enable all grades and disciplines of staff to prevent and control infection. Act as a resource to all staff, clinical and non-clinical on issues relating to infection prevention and control.We are looking for someone who will enjoy a challenge, remains calm under pressure, and with the motivation and enthusiasm to make a difference to our patients through effective IPC practice.

About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is a combined acute and community Trust serving a population of over 260,000 with over 4,500 staff. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham. We are working successfully with partners across South Yorkshire as part of the Integrated Care Board where we are leading and collaborating in several key work streams and service areas, including workforce development. We combine our patient first approach with innovation and care against a backdrop of system working, as encapsulated in our Trust values

AMBITIOUS - We set high standards for the services we deliver. We aim to be an outstanding Trust and we are enthusiastic about delivering excellent health care for our patients.

CARING - We embrace the importance of giving the highest possible quality of care for our patients. We also care for each other as colleagues and for the community, our resources, our environment and our future.

TOGETHER - We value the importance of working together with patients, carers and families to ensure that we provide high quality patient centred care. We are committed to working with partners and stakeholders across Rotherham, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to develop sustainable services for the population we serve. Getting the right leaders in the Trust is critical to achieving.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, for both our patients and our workforce.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities

Person Specification



  • Capable of contributing to the formulation of policies and procedures and an ability to understand the implication of those policies and procedures for other staff.


  • Evidence of significant post registration development in infection control



  • In possession of a Health Related Degree or relevant post registration experience
  • Post registration teaching/mentorship qualification



  • Portfolio evidence of Continual Professional Development (CPD)
  • Demonstrates participation in audit and/or surveillance.
  • Demonstrates leadership in the management of change



  • Current Professional Registration

Employer details

Employer name

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust


The Rotherham Nhs Foundation Trust

Moorgate Road


South Yorkshire

S60 2UD

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