Infection Prevention and Control Nurse

“Thank you for supporting and guiding us, your team has been spectacular” (Associate Director- Operations).

This is just one of the many positive feedbacks that our team receives on a regular basis which shows that we are achieving our team’s mission statement.

Our mission statement

To deliver an effective, high quality, safe and proactive infection prevention and control service, which empowers, supports and educates NELFT staff and patients across all services by implementing evidence based practice to prevent avoidable healthcare associated infections and improve health outcomes.

Our team is extremely enthusiastic, motivated, inclusive and cares.

We are now looking for Band 5 nurse roles to complement our skill mix team, including developing career opportunities to progress to band 6.

If you feel you have the passion to support us and join our dynamic and innovative infection prevention and control team, please do contact us and speak to us further about the role and our team.

The post is varied and you will be ‘agile’ and travelling across a large geographical area meeting and supporting many different types of services which enables the team member to use a wide variety of skills with no two days the same!

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Assessment/Interview info

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham Essex

High Cost Area Supplement - Essex

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £1,034 to a maximum of £1,791)

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nicola Waller Nurse Specialist Infection Prevention & Control

email : Nicola.waller@nelft.nhs.uk

or

Telephone:

Reference: 40883545

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