A Vacancy at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Somerset Partnership).
Infection Prevention and Control Nurse Band 6
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 infection nurse to join the Infection Control Team. Applicants should be enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking healthcare professionals.
You should have 2 years’ experience at Band 5 or above and a proven interest in infection prevention and control.
You will be working as a member of a friendly, supportive specialised Infection Prevention and Control team and your role will include assisting in the surveillance and investigation of health care associated infections, educating and training staff in infection control practices.
There will also be the opportunity to carry out other specific IP&C projects.
The ability to make decisions, work well within a team in a fast paced environment and the ability to work inpendantly when required is essential You will have excellent communication skills, be able to work flexibly and be committed to meeting deadlines and targets.
You must display a passion for high quality patient focused care.
The post will be based at Musgrove Park Hospital, however postholders will be expected to work across all Somerset NHS Trust locations as required, therefore being a car driver is essential.
Please refer to the Job description and the Person Specification for further details of the role and the skills, qualifications and experience required.
This advert closes on Wednesday 5 Aug 2020