Infection Provention and Control Lead

Location Birmingham
Discipline: General Nursing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Contact name: Zac

Contact email: z.croxford@t2healthcare.com
Job ref: ZC - IPC
Published: 28 days ago

Are you currently a Infection Prevention and Control Lead or are you ready to take the next step to become one?

How would you like to progress your career to the next level with one of the UK's largest Healthcare providers?

Experience:

  • Registered Nurse/Health Care Professional with NMC/HCPC Registration

  • Teaching and assessing qualification e.g. ENB 998 (or equivalent).

  • Specialist knowledge to a level defined for that hospital

  • Able to apply specialist knowledge to risk assessment and support appropriate controls.

  • Presentation skills.

  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.

  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.

Duties:

  • To ensure Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is addressed in all areas of the hospital, and reflected throughout all activity related to healthcare provision.

  • Taking accountability for infection prevention all new business, new build and refurbishment.

  • Ensuring compliance to the HCAI code (DH 2010) for CQC requirements in England and equivalent for hospitals in Scotland and Wales.

  • To ensure environmental cleaning is sufficient and appropriate to the level of risk in each area of the hospital in partnership with housekeeping department.

  • To provide comment and advice on the purchase, introduction and use of equipment in relation to IPC issues.

  • To support the local Waste Officer in all waste management but especially in the management of the clinical waste stream.

Benefits

  • Free parking! 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service

  • Private Pension Scheme

  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at their hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions

  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts

  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay Non-contributory life insurance

  • Staff engagement hub with access to discounts and extensive rewards and voluntary benefits

  • Access to resources, tools and services to support your wellbeing

  • Employee recognition programmes

  • Industry leading training and development opportunities