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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/07/2020.

Senior Infection Prevention & Control Nurse

Job Reference: 844-2509613

Employer:
Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Infection Prevention & Control
Location:
St Catherines Health Centre, Birkenhead
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503

The values at our HEART, focus on how we all provide care to patients.

Health and wellbeing at the heart of everything we do

Exceptional person-centred care

Actively supporting each other

Responsive, professional, innovative

Trusted to deliver

Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust provides high quality community health and social services which are responsive to the needs of our local population. Services are delivered by our dedicated and innovative health professionals and supported by equally committed staff behind the scenes. We strive to continue developing and improving our services by working with and listening to our populations, partners, commissioners and staff.

Working for Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust offers you a great opportunity to be a part of a talented, passionate and committed team delivering excellent community based services throughout Wirral and surrounding areas.


Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to recruit highly motivated 1st level registered nurses who have previous experience in infection prevention & control.

Wirral health & care system is making significant investment to improve IPC standards within the care home market in order to support a quality improvement plan and we are looking to appoint people with a genuine enthusiasm for IPC to join the team to deliver a hands-on approach to IPC in care homes and the wider community.

Successful applicants will need to be highly motivated, determined and demonstrate strong leadership skills to drive improvements and IPC standards across the local health and care system.

This is an exciting opportunity for applicants who have recent infection prevention & control experience to join a proactive & supportive team that is expanding to work in partnership with care homes and commissioners leading to improved IPC standards.

For further details / informal visits contact:Name:

Helen Wilcox

Job title: Lead Nurse Infection Prevention & Control

Email address: helen.wilcox5@nhs.net

Telephone number: 0151 604 7750

Closing Date - 28th July 2020




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Closing Dates: The Trust reserves the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications are received.

Reference Information: Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid business email addresses for them. The Trust will not accept personal references from friends or family.

Salary Expectations: The Trust pays staff in line with national NHS Terms and Conditions. Relevant experience may be considered when salary offers are made.

Further Information: WCHC is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse workforce and we welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of disability, age, sex, race, religion, sexual orientation, maternity/pregnancy, marriage/civil partnership or transgender status.

Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust is committed to discharging its statutory duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and adults and will support staff to fulfil this duty.


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.


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



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