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Infection Prevention and Control Lead

  • Closing date17/06/2024
  • HoursFull time
  • Role TypePermanent
Location(s)
Beardwood Hospital - Blackburn

Overview

Infection Prevention and Control Lead
The Beardwood Hospital 
Full Time & Permanent 
Salary: Up to £53,000.00 plus Benefits (depending on level of experience, training and qualification)

The Beardwood Hospital Is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s 25 best big companies to work for and one of the 10 best companies to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for an Infection Prevention and Control Lead to join their team of staff in the Nursing department.

This is a Full/Part time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Registered Nurse/Health Care Professional with NMC/HCPC Registration
  • Teaching and assessing qualification e.g. ENB 998 (or equivalent).
  • Specialist knowledge to a level defined for that hospital
  • Able to apply specialist knowledge to risk assessment and support appropriate controls.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.

Duties of this role include:

  • To ensure Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is addressed in all areas of the hospital, and reflected throughout all activity related to healthcare provision. 
  • Taking accountability for infection prevention all new business, new build and refurbishment. 
  • Ensuring compliance to the HCAI code (DH 2010) for CQC requirements in England and equivalent for hospitals in Scotland and Wales.  
  • To ensure environmental cleaning is sufficient and appropriate to the level of risk in each area of the hospital in partnership with housekeeping department.
  • To provide comment and advice on the purchase, introduction and use of equipment in relation to IPC issues.
  • To support the local Waste Officer in all waste management but especially in the management of the clinical waste stream.

Salary & Benefits

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Non-contributory life insurance
  • Staff engagement hub with access to discounts and extensive rewards and voluntary benefits
  • Access to resources, tools and services to support your well-being
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • Industry leading training and development opportunities

…and much more!

Circle Health Group is committed to creating a diverse workforce offering inclusive opportunities for all our colleagues.

Our definition of diversity goes beyond the established characteristics protected by the Equality Act, as we strive to attract candidates with diverse experiences, backgrounds, identities or expressions, skills, work styles…and more.

Circle Health Group are proud to be a Gold member of the Armed Forces Covenant, and we welcome applications from members of the Armed Forces Community.

We are also part of The Valuable 500 and we pride ourselves in being a Disability Confident Employer.

We’re passionate about creating an environment where our people can thrive, grow and develop professionally and personally. Our principles and values guide our colleagues to be selfless, compassionate, committed, collaborative, brave, agile, tenacious and creative and are at the core of our purpose and culture.

To find out more about the Circle Health Group Philosophy: https://careers.circlehealthgroup.co.uk/why-circle/our-philosophy

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  • Closing date17/06/2024
  • HoursFull time
  • Role TypePermanent
Location(s)
Beardwood Hospital - Blackburn

Overview

Infection Prevention and Control Lead
The Beardwood Hospital 
Full Time & Permanent 
Salary: Up to £53,000.00 plus Benefits (depending on level of experience, training and qualification)

The Beardwood Hospital Is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s 25 best big companies to work for and one of the 10 best companies to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for an Infection Prevention and Control Lead to join their team of staff in the Nursing department.

This is a Full/Part time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Registered Nurse/Health Care Professional with NMC/HCPC Registration
  • Teaching and assessing qualification e.g. ENB 998 (or equivalent).
  • Specialist knowledge to a level defined for that hospital
  • Able to apply specialist knowledge to risk assessment and support appropriate controls.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.

Duties of this role include:

  • To ensure Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is addressed in all areas of the hospital, and reflected throughout all activity related to healthcare provision. 
  • Taking accountability for infection prevention all new business, new build and refurbishment. 
  • Ensuring compliance to the HCAI code (DH 2010) for CQC requirements in England and equivalent for hospitals in Scotland and Wales.  
  • To ensure environmental cleaning is sufficient and appropriate to the level of risk in each area of the hospital in partnership with housekeeping department.
  • To provide comment and advice on the purchase, introduction and use of equipment in relation to IPC issues.
  • To support the local Waste Officer in all waste management but especially in the management of the clinical waste stream.

Salary & Benefits

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Non-contributory life insurance
  • Staff engagement hub with access to discounts and extensive rewards and voluntary benefits
  • Access to resources, tools and services to support your well-being
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • Industry leading training and development opportunities

…and much more!

Circle Health Group is committed to creating a diverse workforce offering inclusive opportunities for all our colleagues.

Our definition of diversity goes beyond the established characteristics protected by the Equality Act, as we strive to attract candidates with diverse experiences, backgrounds, identities or expressions, skills, work styles…and more.

Circle Health Group are proud to be a Gold member of the Armed Forces Covenant, and we welcome applications from members of the Armed Forces Community.

We are also part of The Valuable 500 and we pride ourselves in being a Disability Confident Employer.

We’re passionate about creating an environment where our people can thrive, grow and develop professionally and personally. Our principles and values guide our colleagues to be selfless, compassionate, committed, collaborative, brave, agile, tenacious and creative and are at the core of our purpose and culture.

To find out more about the Circle Health Group Philosophy: https://careers.circlehealthgroup.co.uk/why-circle/our-philosophy

Interested?

Apply for this job

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