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Nurse Specialist: Infection Prevention and Control

Job Reference: 419-1524271-NSIPC-CNT

Employer:
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Chief Nurse Team
Location:
Scarborough
Salary:
£28,050 - £36,644 pro rata

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

  • care about what they do;
  • respect and value others;
  • listen in order to improve; and
  • always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Contract type: Permanent

Are you interested in working in Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) in North Yorkshire? If so, you may be just the person that York Teaching Hospitals NHS foundation Trust are looking for.

A vacancy has arisen within our team on the Scarborough Hospital site and we are seeking to recruit a dynamic, motivated and committed professional to join us.

The post comprises of 22.5 hours per week, (working days are Wednesday, Thursday & Friday - although some flexibility may be required). The successful candidate will have experience of Infection Prevention and Control practice either as an IPC Nurse or as an established Infection Prevention and Control Link Practitioner. There is an expectation that you will undertake further training as required for the role.

Your role will include working closely with other IPC team members to provide a comprehensive, responsive and proactive service to the Scarborough Hospital site, although there may be requirement to provide support on other sites across our geographical patch. The role will include working with and giving advice to a broad range of clinical areas and community sites, advising on the management of patients, managing outbreaks and delivering specific IP education.

The successful candidate will possess outstanding communication skills and have a broad range of previous healthcare experience to bring forward to the role. Professional registration with the NMC is essential, (please refer to the person specification within the job description for a full list of the requirements for this role).

If you are able to work effectively both independently and as part of an outstanding infection prevention and control team, deliver the infection prevention and control agenda and participate in projects across the Trust and beyond, from inpatient units to community services, we want to hear from you. If you feel you have the necessary skill set required and are responsive to the ever changing and challenging aspects of delivering a high quality infection prevention and control service, then we would like you to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a supportive working environment that promotes development in your role. Mentorship and a structured induction process that will involve all aspects of the role, ongoing educational opportunities and continual professional development.

Start 2019 in an exciting new role.

It's not just the area that's a great draw, as well: as a member of our team, you’ll have access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes in the UK, a minimum of 27 days annual leave (on top of Bank Holidays) and an award-winning package of staff benefits (see link on the right).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Louise Dalby

Tel: 01723 23(6306)

Mobile: 07814 041719

Email address: Louise.Dalby@york.nhs.uk

or

Anne Tateson

Tel: 01904 721868

Email address: anne.tateson@york.nhs.uk




Please note that some of our substantive vacancies may be available on a smaller number of hours than advertised. If you would be interested in applying on this basis, we would encourage you to contact the appointing manager to enquire further.

DBS Checks

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check if it is required for the role. The cost will be deducted from your salary either in 1 payment or over a six month period once you start employment. By applying you are agreeing to this undertaking. If you are successful you will be asked to confirm if you wish to pay in one amount or in instalments. The charges are currently £30.20 for a standard check and £48.20 for an enhanced check. The level of check will be determined by the post you are applying for.

Please note that Band 1 roles, Volunteers, Bank only staff and Apprentices on the National Apprenticeship Minimum Wage will not be charged.

A bit more about us and the surrounding area:

North Yorkshire is a fantastic part of the country. It is home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York; a place which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK. It's a great place to be and, as the largest provider of healthcare locally, we’re proud to serve 800,000 people.

What next? Explore the documents attached to the advert and be sure to read our ‘Our guidance for applicants’ before applying. Good luck with your application!

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We are holders of the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers. This means that York Teaching Hospital has provided its statement of intent to support all Defence personnel and we welcome their application to work for us.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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