Infection Prevention and Control Audit Nurse x2

Location
Jack Judge House, Halesowen St, Oldbury, B69 2AJ/Working Virtually
Salary
Band F, SCP26 - 31 (£30,451 - £34,728 per annum) (£15.78 - £18.00 per hour)
Posted
06 Apr 2021
Closes
15 Apr 2021
Job Ref
SAND000005155
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

These posts are Fixed Term for 12 months. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the public health team and work as part of the COVID-19 care home response.

The post holder will visit care homes across Sandwell to assess their compliance with Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) specifically regarding COVID-19 including but not limited to PPE use, social distancing, hand hygiene.

The post holder will contribute to the effective management of outbreaks and the prevention of infection, affecting the community widely.

The post holder will work closely with the Consultants in Public Health / Service Manager Health Protection / Infection Control Nurses to deliver key Health Protection aspects of the Covid response.

The post holder will work as part of the wider public health COVID response including answering queries and staffing the public health COVID 19 inbox.

Candidates should have / be:

  • First level Registered Nurse to degree level or equivalent experience and a current valid registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  • A demonstrated interest and experience in Infection Prevention & Control (e.g. working as a link nurse).
  • An awareness of audit and surveillance.
  • Understanding of infection prevention and the approaches and tools used to improve health and wellbeing in this specialist area.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this role. 

For an informal discussion, please contact or Linda Farley via email lindamarie_farley@sandwell.gov.uk or on 07967 468974 or Valerie Unsworth on 07972 572 991 or Email valerie_unsworth@sandwell.gov.uk

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

Hours

37 hours per week. Predominantly office hours (Monday – Friday, 9-5)

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk



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