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Infection Prevention and Control Nurse

Posted: 26/10/2021

Full Time
Edinburgh, Scotland
£25,000 to £30,000 per Annum

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Hospital, Theatres
Ref: SDJ350

£25,000 to £30,000 per Annum | 37.5 Hours | Day Shifts | Great Staff Benefits

A leading private hospital in the Edinburgh area is looking to recruit a Registered Adult Nurse/RGN to join their day nursing team as an Infection Prevention and Control Nurse on a full-time permanent basis.

About the Infection Prevention and Control Nurse role and what the hospital is offering:

  • A competitive annual salary of between £25,000 and £30,000
  • A permanent full-time contract of 37.5 hours per week
  • Day Shifts
  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private healthcare and life assurance
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Free wellness screening
  • Employee discounts and rewards platform

As an Infection Prevention and Control Nurse you will ensure Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is addressed in all areas of the hospital and reflected throughout all activity related to healthcare provision. You will take accountability for infection prevention for all business. You will ensure IPC compliance for Care Inspectorate, national audit programmes and ensuring PHE are met. You will also provide support to patients and staff working alongside director of clinical services. And ensure any IPC investigations are investigated appropriately and in a timely manner.

What we’re looking for in an Infection Prevention and Control Nurse:

  • NMC Registered Adult Nurse/RGN
  • You should be able to apply specialist knowledge to risk assessments and support appropriate controls
  • Strong communication, organisational, interpersonal and time-management skills
  • Good clinical knowledge and understanding
  • Able to provide a high standard of care to patients

If you are interested and would like to apply, please follow the link provided.

For more information about this vacancy, please call Siobhan Dyson at SYK Recruitment now on 0203 963 0362

Please note any offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and employment reference checks in addition to verification of UK professional registration (if applicable), right to work in the UK and Occupational Health clearance.

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