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Infection Prevention
Band 5
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Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
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Royal Sussex County Hospital
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum pro rata
07/05/2017 23:59
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Infection Prevention Information Analyst

Band 5

Infection prevention is a very challenging and ever changing component of healthcare. An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Infection Prevention Team, and we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our busy, friendly and supportive team. We value the contribution of each team member to help deliver our overall aims and objectives in line with reducing the risk of healthcare associated infections. The Infection Prevention Team has a highly visible role working in all areas throughout the Trust. If you are keen to broaden your skills further and have a passion for excellence we would like to hear from you.

In order to maintain and further improve our achievement, an opportunity has arisen to appoint a new Information Analyst. The post holder will work within the operational scope of the Infection Prevention Service facilitating surveillance, investigation and control of infections within the Trust.

The post holder will be based on the Royal Sussex County Hospital site, with travelling required to other Trust sites as required.

The successful applicant will be required must

• Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and play an integral role in ensuring excellence in the prevention, and control of healthcare associated infections across all sites of the Trust
• Work collaboratively with colleagues, collecting and inputting data to the Public Health England database
• Be able to present formal presentation of results and findings as required
• Experience in dealing with statistical, complex analytical queries
• Experience of investigating data anomalies identified during analysis
• Experience of interpreting, evaluating and translating information from a variety of sources
• To ensure compliance to the HCAI code (DH 2015) for CQC requirements in England
• Contribute to the Infection Prevention strategy of the Trust
• Must be able to work both independently and as an effective member of a wider team

Interviews will be conducted Monday 15th May 2017 at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. Part time will be considered.

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Please note that we may also use this advert to interview for bank positions.
If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive position you may be offered a bank post.

Posts in the Trust are 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 Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, and cautions.

**Please note that appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point unless confirmed otherwise by HR Employment Services (Recruitment, Administration & Terms and Conditions) **

Please note that BSUH is now in a 16 week notice period with Mayday Agency and therefore if you have recently worked for BSUH via the Mayday Agency we will be unable to accept your application. This notice period runs from 31/3/2017 to 21/7/2017 at which point we would be happy to accept your application.

The closing date may be brought forward once sufficient applications have been submitted.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Suzanne Morris, Deputy Director of Infection Prevention
Infection Prevention / IV Therapy Team: 01273 696955 Ext 3020
Infection Prevention Team RSCH: 01273 696955 Ext 4367

If you have problems applying, contact

01444 448692/8616