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Infection Control
Band 7
37.50 hours per week
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Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Basildon Hosptital/Orsett Hospital
£31,383 - £41,373
03/04/2017 23:59
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Infection Control Nurse

Band 7

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative and dynamic place to work. Our values - safe, caring, excellent – are at the core of everything we do and are the basis for our interactions with patients and each other.

The Trust is rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission who described our services as effective, caring, responsive and well-led. Basildon Hospital was the first in the country to be rated as ‘outstanding’ for maternity care and our ambition is to become ‘outstanding’ in as many services as possible over the coming months and years.

We offer an extensive range of acute healthcare services at Basildon University Hospital, Orsett Hospital and the St Andrew’s Centre in Billericay. We also provide specialist cardiothoracic services for the whole of Essex and further afield at The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, which has a reputation for leading developments in cardiac surgery and cardiology procedures.

We work collaboratively with our NHS partners in mid and south Essex to ensure that local people have access to the best possible healthcare services.

We are part of UCLPartners, an academic health and science partnership with over 40 members who together form one of the world’s leading centres of medical innovation and education. We offer a professional environment where all staff have excellent education, coaching, mentoring, training and development opportunities.

We are looking for talented individuals who are committed to working as part of our healthcare team delivering an excellent, caring service to patients.

Take a look our Trust values video on our website and see if you have what it takes to be one of the team!


Infection Control Nurse

To work within the Infection Prevention and Control team for the provision of specialist nursing advice and support for the prevention and control of infections across the organisation. To assist the Director of Infection Prevention and Control (DIPC) in the prevention, monitoring, investigation and control of infection within the Trust’s hospitals, enabling the Trust to demonstrate corporate compliance with Outcome 8.

The post holder will contribute to the delivery of a quality infection control nursing service ensuring that patients receive care that is in accordance with National Standards.

The post holder will be expected to support the delivery of Education and Training, and clinical audit within the service.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jenny Flack, Infection Prevention & Control Team Leader,
Basildon Hospital
Essex, SS16 5NL

If you have problems applying, contact

01268 524900 ext. 3928