Infection Prevention and Control Clinical Nurse Specialist

Crowborough, East Grinstead, Seaford
Description

Infection Prevention and Control Clinical Nurse Specialist

Horder Healthcare sites in East and West Sussex – Band 7

We're on the look-out for an Infection Prevention and Control Clinical Nurse Specialist to work as part of the Risk Management Team and the Infection Prevention and Control team. Full or part time hours considered

What you'll do  

  • To lead the clinical nursing team for the monitoring, surveillance and investigation of infections and for advising on preventative and control measures relating directly or indirectly to patient care.
  • To provide advice, education and support in all matters relating to infection control.
  • To be the autonomous leader for infection control.
  • To lead in programmes /projects relating to infection control.
  • Provides expert advice on all aspects of the prevention and control of infection, which is in line with Horder Healthcare policy.
  • Evaluate the clinical significance of microbiological data and the implications for infection control practice.

Who you'll be 

  • Passionate about Infection Prevention and Control
  • Concerned about patient safety in relation to Infection Prevention and Control
  • Act as a specialist resource for infection control and developments within the speciality
  • Someone who has great communication and organisational skills
  • Self driven and forward thinker
  • Team player, including the ability to enthuse and motivate staff

What you need to have 

  • NMC Registered nurse Level 1
  • Recognised qualification in Infection Prevention - Degree or MSc Infection Control. or working towards
  • Experience in teaching and presenting
  • Computer literate.
  • Evidence of professional development.
  • Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle

In addition to a £39,087.83 - £45,540.39 a year salary, we also offer an incredible number of benefits which are below:

  •  Family Friendly policies
  • Outstanding training and development opportunities
  • Full medical insurance
  • Full health and wellbeing programme