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Community Infection Prevention & Control Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Infection Prevention Control
NHS AfC: Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Howard Court
Welwyn Garden City
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum
31/10/2019 23:59
Interview date

Band 7 (will also consider Band 6 development role)

 An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic nurse to support the highly respected infection prevention and control team in Hertfordshire. This is a great role to make a real difference to the quality of care and improve outcomes for patients.

You will be a Registered Nurse with a recognised infection prevention and control qualification or willingness to undertake the qualification. You will have current experience in improving practice in infection prevention and control locally, have experience of delivering education to colleagues and demonstrate your commitment to continual professional development.

Working autonomously, you will inspire and influence staff, provide evidence-based advice on all aspects of infection prevention and control and support the senior nursing team with local investigations. Excellent communication skills are essential for promoting standards of infection prevention and control.

If you are enthusiastic, able to show initiative and a professional role model who wants to work as part of a proactive team, we would like to hear from you.

We will support you through the challenges of this exciting post with opportunities to meet your practice and educational needs.

Due to the large geographical spread of services provided by the trust in various settings (such as community hospitals/health centres/prison healthcare/patients own home) the post requires the post holder to commute between sites and have a valid driving licence.

In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum payment of £1,762 per annum (pro rata where applicable).

Interview date - 11th November

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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

For further information and or to arrange an informal discussion please contact Sarah Browne, Director of Nursing and Quality on 01707 388133 or 07900161654