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Infection Prevention Assistant

Job Reference: 358-2163440-MSK-AK

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Specialist Surgery
Location:
UHL cross site, Leicester
Salary:
£21,089 - £23,761

Here is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Health Care Assistant to join our friendly team within specialist surgery as an Infection Prevention Assistant. We are looking for someone who is motivated, enthusiastic, dynamic and can provide support to our clinical areas.

Specialist surgery provides an exciting challenge and we can promise you a varied and in depth role which will give you an opportunity to broaden and advance your expertise in a busy but supportive environment.

You would be expected to have knowledge and understanding of UHL’s policies and guidelines surrounding infection prevention. You must be flexible, possess excellent communication and organisational skills and to be IT literate

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please contact

Matron Mark Layton on 0116 2585461 for an informal visit or chat




We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


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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