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Infection Prevention & Control Support Nurse/ Practitioner

Employer
City Health Care Partnership CIC
Location
Hull
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa/pr
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a registered professional with an interest in infection prevention to join our existing infection prevention and control team.

We are a small, supportive and friendly specialist team, who provide infection prevention and control support and advice for a wide range of community-based services. The role will involve supporting the infection prevention & control team in the delivery of the Infection Prevention and Control Strategy and Quality Improvement Plan and includes surveillance and investigation of health care associated infections, educating and training staff in infection prevention and control evidence based practices, auditing, implementing innovative and imaginative campaigns and interventions and specific infection prevention and control projects. The role will require the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated and forward thinking candidate with an interest in infection prevention and control to professionally develop and work within a dynamic specialist team.

Main duties of the job

To support the Infection Prevention and Control Team in the delivery of high quality and evidence based infection prevention and control services on behalf of City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP). As a member of the Infection Prevention and Control Team the post holder will be required to assist in the delivery of national and local key targets and standards, including audits, training and surveillance.

Within the focus of Infection Prevention and Control the post holder will:

Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and act as a source of advice to patients, carers, GPs and other healthcare professionals.

Work in partnership with team members to improve the quality of infection prevention and control management across the services provided by City Health Care Partnership CIC by means of implementation and evaluation of the service.

Contribute to the development of a high quality, proactive, evidence based Infection Prevention and Control Service.

About us

At CHCP, we're passionate about people and we know that you are too, that's why we're here isn't it? We recognise that high quality care is delivered by high quality professionals who are appreciated, respected and supported, which is why we want to give all our colleagues the chance to shine.

Work with us and you'll be more than just a number. Our people are our shareholders and their thoughts and opinions are always heard at CHCP you have a real voice.

Compassion is at the heart of our business we're a team of nearly 2,500 colleagues who work together to deliver first class healthcareto thousands of people living in Hull, the East Riding, Knowsley and St Helens. Local diversity demands diverse roles, that's why we have vacancies to suit everybody. No matter your role at CHCP, we'll support you to thrive.

As the 13th largest social enterprise in the UK, we're pioneering the move towards independent service delivery. Join us on our journey and help us make history.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the job description and person specification attached to this advert for full details on the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Recognised professional qualification
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


Desirable

  • First degree in nursing or an equivalent portfolio of evidence
  • Teaching qualification e.g. ENB 998 or C& G 730 or equivalent


Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding of relevant key NHS England strategies, Long Term Plan and local strategies within the sphere of infection prevention and control
  • Familiarity and understanding of national guidance on infection control and implications for compliance
  • Basic IT Skills


Desirable

  • Knowledge of the Public Health Agenda
  • Detailed knowledge of health care associated infection
  • Experience of working in Primary Care


Experience

Essential

  • Significant Post Registration experience in a clinical setting


Desirable

  • Experience of successful multi-agency working
  • Evidence of presentation and teaching/training skills
  • Undertaking role of infection prevention and control link professional


Employer details

Employer name

City Health Care Partnership CIC

Address

Business Support Centre

Hull

HU3 4AE

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810-6443588

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