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Staff Nurse

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£27,055 to £32,934 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Infection Prevention Nurse,

Band 5 full time (over 5 days), permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to join a dynamic and innovative Infection Prevention Team.

The successful candidate will have a proven clinical track record of innovation in the care of their patients. Excellent inter-personal skills are essential. You will be required to work as part of a friendly and supportive team of Infection Prevention Nurses to deliver the organisational infection prevention strategy. You will work closely with front-line clinical colleagues in either the medical or surgical IP team to establish supportive and collaborative working relationships.

Main duties of the job

Candidates should have a minimum of 12 months acute clinical experience, and preferably have experience of being an IP link nurse or show a strong interest in infection prevention/patient safety. They must be able to demonstrate a passion for protecting our patients from preventable infections and act as a role model to inspire others in patient safety.

Whilst previous infection prevention experience is not essential, the individual will be given training and helped to further their education and development in this clinical field.

The successful individual will be instrumental to support the delivery of the UHNM strategy to prevent hospital acquired infections.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research.

The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us.We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours.We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working.You can select your preferences upon application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification



  • UK NMC Registration



  • Three years clinical experience

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke University Hospital

Newcastle Road

Stoke on Trent


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