Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00

Senior Nurse/ Practitoner, Infection Prevention and Control

Band 7

Main area
Infection Prevention and Control
Band 7
30 per week
Job ref
Forston Clinic
£25,356 to £33,429 p.a.
25/03/2018 23:59





An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our dynamic and innovative infection prevention and control team, covering Dorset community mental health and in-patient services.

The post holder will provide strong leadership and clinical expertise which inspires and motivates others, empowering them to ensure high standards of infection prevention and control are delivered in accordance with all Trust policies and procedures.

The post holder will support the Lead Infection Prevention and Control Nurse to strengthen the infection prevention and control contribution to patient and service user experience and safety across the Trust.

You will also contribute to the service development and implementation of national and local guidelines and policies, ensuring that infection prevention and control remains integral to the delivery of quality patient care and outcomes.

You must be able to demonstrate professional knowledge acquired through post registration learning and have a teaching qualification.

To apply for this post you will have a degree level education and evidence of completing or working towards completion of further education in infection prevention. You will also have substantive experience working as a band 6 in infection prevention and control, or equivalent and evidence of strong leadership and communication skills as well as the ability to inspire and motivate your colleagues.

If you feel you have what it takes then please apply.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.

Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service or are able to present a valid portable DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

Interviews will take place on 11th April 2018.

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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

Angela Powell, Lead Infection Prevention and Control Nurse on 01305 361144

If you have problems applying, contact

01202 277149