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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/04/2020.

Clinical Nurse Specialist Infection Prevention

Job Reference: 253-0320-2360486

Employer:
Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Infection Control
Location:
RHH, Dudley
Salary:
£37,570 - £43,772 pro rata

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do to offer a high quality patient experience in a caring and supportive environment. This aligns with our vision of providing safe, caring and effective services because people matter.

This is an opportunity to join an NHS organisation that inspires its staff to innovate, with support and encouragement to continually develop. In return you will have the opportunity to inspire exemplary support for our patients.

We expect all of our staff to demonstrate the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility.

CARE

We believe healthcare is better when provided by supported and dedicated staff, so if you are innovative, forward thinking and dedicated to high quality patient care come and join our amazing team.

RESPECT

Our Trust gives its staff a voice and empowers its employees to be involved in service innovation and change as well as achieving their personal goals and aspirations. We want staff to always feel valued and respected and know they can make a difference to our patients.

RESPONSIBILITY

As a responsible employer we strive to promote a healthy and safe environment and to ensure a positive experience for all. We work hard to create a culture of engagement and inclusivity where colleagues believe in and live by our values. We engage with our staff in an open and transparent way by listening, being honest and working together to achieve our aims. We firmly believe in the ability of our colleagues to help us shape our services so that our values are at the centre of everything we do.

Be part of our journey of continuous improvement, come and join us at the Dudley Group.


An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Infection Prevention and Control Team at Russells Hall Hospital for a qualified, enthusiastic and experienced Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist.

You must be able to work flexibly within our well established team which provides a 7 day service (inclusive of weekend and bank holidays). Extensive experience in infection prevention and control is essential. This role will be responsible for the prevention, surveillance, investigation and control of infection; under the direction of the Lead Nurse Infection Prevention and Control.

You will be required to deputise behalf of the Lead as and when required. You will be working across three hospital sites and a range of community facilities. The successful applicant will have the ability to prioritise and manage their own workload, along with supervision of junior staff on a daily basis.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lead Nurse Infection Prevention and Control Emma Fulloway on 01384 244174 for more information.




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We are committed to equal opportunities and want to ensure our workforce is representative of the population we serve. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. It is essential we understand our demographics so we can monitor our performance on being an equal opportunity employer. On application the shortlisting manager will not see this criteria and therefore it cannot be part of their decision making. Please ensure you complete your equal opportunities questions for us and help us to make sure everyone is welcome.

The Trust is committed to employing people with disabilities. It is the Trust’s policy to interview all candidates with a disability who meet the minimum ‘essential’ criteria as identified on the person specification. To ensure we know you have a disability, please inform us under the appropriate section on the application form.

By submitting an application for a position with this organisation, you are declaring that the information given is true and complete, any deliberate omission, falsification or misrepresentation will be grounds for rejecting the application or subsequent dismissal, and where applicable, for positions that requires registration with a professional body, you authorise us to make the required employer checks on your professional registration status.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

We are a fully non-smoking Trust.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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