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Infection Prevention & Control Nurse Advisor

Job Description

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

Are you interested in Infection Prevention & Control – if so, we want to hear from you, we are looking to recruit a registered nurse, with current NMC registration to work in Public Health, supporting Health & Social Care.

The successful applicant will possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Be highly motivated and flexible in their approach to work actively seeking to work collaboratively with multi agency partners. You will be able to demonstrate leadership skills and have the ability to work autonomously.

With a working knowledge of Infection Prevention & Control (IPC), you will be directly responsible for:

  • Undertaking IPC inspection visits and delivering detailed reports to outline findings and recommendations, at times working to deliver reports within tight time frames.
  • Developing links and networking with key staff including residential care home managers, contract officers and Safeguarding.
  • Leading on the delivery of a networked, county wide, infection prevention & control link practitioner forum to promote increased knowledge and understanding of IPC to ensure service users receive safe, high quality care
  • Planning, organizing and delivering a range of supportive IPC related teaching packages to registered and unregistered workforce
  • Reporting on measureable outcomes

This post requires that you have the ability to travel between locations to carry out your work, and to attend training and meetings, therefore daily access to transport is essential.

Basic computing and keyboard skills will be essential.

For details, please contact: Jane Hervey by email on ( Email address removed ) or telephone  ( Phone number removed )  or  ( Phone number removed ) .

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