Infection, Prevention & Control Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Infection Control
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
351-CS984-EJ
Site
L7F9 L9221 Infection Prevention & Control & Resuscitation
Town
Southport
Salary
£26,565 to £35,577 pa
Closing
Today at 23:59

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent services. The Trust invests in its staff and seeks to provide them with opportunities for training and personal development.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people. The services provided include community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services including physiotherapy, podiatry and speech & language. The Trust specialises in inpatient and community mental health services. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites.

Lancashire Care is proud to be listed in the Top 50 Inclusive employers list. This is recognition of the outstanding efforts made by LCFT in our commitment to attracting and retaining a truly diverse workforce, achieving equality, diversity and inclusion at its purest form.

For more information on Lancashire Care please visit our website via Lancashire Care

Infection, Prevention & Control Nurse

An exciting opportunity has become available to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic & innovative member to our experienced Infection Prevention & Control Team at Lancashire Care Foundation NHS Trust. The successful candidate will be expected to have a broad knowledge of clinical nursing skills and the ability to work with people to empower & facilitate effective infection control practice within the Community & Wellbeing Network in the Trust. Candidates should have been involved in developing, planning & implementing change processes within their current job & ideally have experience working across acute, mental health & community settings. Experience of working with an Infection Control Team would be advantageous.

A positive approach & the abilty to motivate others, be flexible & have the skills to prioritise your workload are all essential requirements of the post. The work is challenging and no two days are the same. You will be required to work to high standards maintaining a high quality finish to aspects of your work.

The role will be varied and include staff education & training, promoting good clinical practice in respect to infection control, audits & feedback of results, support and guidance for staff and patients and responding to outbreaks.

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Julie Dziobon, Lead Nurse Infection Prevention & Control on 01254 283605 or 07940476311.

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01772 676124