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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2020.

Specialist Nurse, Infection Prevention and Control

Job Reference: 185-A-20-92194

Employer:
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Specialist Services
Location:
Exeter
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890

We offer a fantastic benefits package with competitive pay rates with annual increases, annual leave of 27 days increasing to 33 days after 10 years, access to the NHS Pension Scheme to which you and the Trust contribute. Our Medical workforce has separate arrangements. Alongside this there are extensive training development opportunities with paid mandatory training, support for flexible working and access to an On-site Ofsted graded ‘Outstanding’ Nursery. We promote a healthy work life balance, provide an Occupational Health Service to support you at work and have a number of NHS discounts available either directly through ourselves or online through NHS Discounts. As part of our recruitment process we can tell you more about our benefits package and you will see that we offer everything you would expect and more!


The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) provides Acute and Community services across Exeter and East Devon serving a population of more than 450,000 people. In our latest CQC full inspection of our services, the RD&E received an overall rating of “good”. We were rated as “outstanding” for our Emergency and Critical Care services, and for Caring Trustwide.


The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked as the joint best performing non-specialist Trust in the country for overall patient experience of care in the 2016 Care Quality Commission (CQC) Adult Inpatient Survey.


The main hospital site is in the historical Cathedral city of Exeter that has abundant family amenities and beautiful surrounding countryside. It is situated in the middle of the South West Region with easy access to the countryside and coast of Devon and Cornwall. It is well served by rail, road and air links. Good educational facilities such as the University of Exeter and good Ofsted rated schools are available locally. Our Community sites are equally well positioned and are a good place to work.


Enjoy a good quality of life in the South West and be part of our caring workforce.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative registered nurse to join our Infection Prevention and Control Team. The team is based at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital but provides a service across two main sites, community and mental health services

 

As well as an enthusiasm for infection prevention, you will bring to the role many transferable skills such as clinical leadership, change management and excellent oral and written communication skills. You will need to be able to influence others, prioritise work and have a flexible approach. The role will be varied and include: promoting best practice in respect to infection prevention and control, providing specialist advice and guidance for staff and patients, administering the audit programme, analysing and interpreting data and preparing and delivering reports.

 

You will be supported and encouraged to undertake a programme of study in infection prevention and control at post graduate level and, therefore, should have a first degree or evidence of the ability to study at that level.

 

You must have your own means of transport, as the ability to travel throughout Devon may be required.

 

Hours: 37.5 hours/week

 

For informal enquiries/visit please contact Lizzie Perry, Senior Nurse Infection Control on 01392 402355

 




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