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COVID-19 Vacancy Infection Prevention and Control Lead Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Infection Prevention and Control
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
153-HK-9258
Site
Bournemouth Hospital, University Hospitals Dorset
Town
Bournemouth
Salary
£38,890 - £44,503
Closing
25/02/2021 23:59

Join us at this very exciting time as Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals have just merged into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

We have ambitious plans to develop our sites, making even better use of our combined resources to serve our population most effectively.

You will now be one of the first new employees of University Hospitals Dorset and you will be taking up the many opportunities that Dorset has to offer in the way of a rewarding work life balance.

We are located within an area of amazing beauty which includes opportunities to drive, walk,  run, swim or cycle in the New Forest , in the Purbecks, along miles of golden beaches and the Jurassic coastline.   Bournemouth is a vibrant university town with a wide selection of restaurants and cafes; theatres, cinemas and sporting activities and Poole attracts many visitors, has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant. 

Transport links are excellent with Bournemouth International airport, Cross-channel ferry terminals at Poole and direct train access to London. 

Please note all staff being recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across our new Trust sites when service demands require it.

Join us at this very exciting time as Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals have just merged into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

We have ambitious plans to develop our sites, making even better use of our combined resources to serve our population most effectively.

We are located within an area of amazing beauty which includes opportunities to drive, walk,  run, swim or cycle in the New Forest , in the Purbecks, along miles of golden beaches and the Jurassic coastline.   

Transport links are excellent with Bournemouth International airport, Cross-channel ferry terminals at Poole and direct train access to London. 

Please note all staff being recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across our new Trust sites when service demands require it.

We are looking for an experienced  Infection Prevention and Control Nurse to join our team. 

You will join a lively, passionate and motivated group of health care professionals working across UHD delivering an excellent IPC service. The Trust is currently planning for several large development projects and you will be able to help inform the future of how IPC is delivered within this organisation.

Dorset is an area leading the way in developing an Integrated Care System, these are new and exciting times within Health Care. This role will enable the post holder to shape and develop new ways of working as part of the Integrated Care System.

To be successful in this role you will need to have excellent leadership skills, which include experience of change management, team and personal development and managing poor performance. Skills in leading and chairing meetings and the facilitation of groups is also a key requirement. 

We are looking for someone with experience in IPC, who has excellent communication skills and is used to using these skills to exercise tact and diplomacy while analysing situations and providing resolutions.

If you are interested in this post and have the required skills and experience please contact us for an informal conversation or video call. 

 

Interview  date to be confirmed

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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

Name
Paul Bolton
Job title
Head of Infection Prevention and Control
Email address
paul.bolton@uhd.nhs.uk
Telephone number
0300 019 3525