Infection Prevention and Control Nurse
Main area Infection prevention and ControlGrade Band 7Contract PermanentHours 37.5 hours per week full timeJob ref 200-EMI-1018743-SM-B Site St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustTown LondonSalary £39,866-£49,704 pa incl HCASClosing 14/11/2018 23:59
St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and competent Band 7 Infection Prevention and Control Nurse to join our expanding team. The trust is one of the largest healthcare providers in southwest London. The main site, St. George’s Hospital in Tooting, which is one of the country’s principal teaching hospitals, is shared with St. George’s, University of London.
You will join a team comprising 8-9 Infection Prevention and Control Nurses, with strong support from both the Infection Prevention and Control Doctor and Directors of Infection Prevention and Control. We have a full and comprehensive programme and are committed to working towards zero tolerance of Healthcare Associated Infections
You will work proactively and reactively to provide leadership and direction within your division and across the organisation. You will act as a resource and role model to motivate staff, acting autonomously but with direction from the lead nurse and deputy DIPC. You must have excellent academic and clinical skills in this specialist field as well as good skills in leadership, communication, education and service development. You will also have at least two years’ experience of working within an Infection Prevention and Control team. Please do not apply unless you fulfil the job specification.
We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.
Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.
If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:
- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image
As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require at least one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.
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.