NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society. ***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early*** This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. Lead Nurse, Infection Prevention & Control, based within the Royal Infirmary, Little France Campus. NHS Lothian is seeking to recruit a full time permanent Geographical Lead Nurse, Infection Prevention & Control, based within the Royal Infirmary, Little France Campus. Providing clinical expertise and working jointly within a multi-disciplinary team the post holder will play a key role in delivering an infection prevention & control service within acute and community hospital settings aimed at supporting patient safety through the reduction in healthcare associated infection. The post holder will provide line management in accordance with relevant employment policies for Infection control nurses within the team and may at times be required to deputise for the Lead Nurse. Applications are invited from 1st level Registered Nurses with a post graduate qualification in Infection Prevention & Control. You will have significant infection control experience with a portfolio of evidence demonstrating knowledge in this specialised field. For the full duties of the role please refer to the job description and person specification. If you require further information or wish to discuss this role please contact either Anna Munro, Geographical Lead Tel 07854 304095 or Rona Broom, Geographical Lead Tel 07872 418578.