Interim Infection Prevention and Control Nurse

  • Job Reference: 00023488-1
  • Date Posted: 16 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £300 to £400 Per Day
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Healthcare & Medical, HSE, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Panoramic Associates are working with a number of local authourities to support them with the recruitment for Infection Prevention and Control Nurses to support the response to COVID-19.

The post holder will be responsible in providing expert support and advice in infection prevention/control in order to prevent and manage local infectious diseases outbreaks predominantly in health and care settings. Working as a senior member of the Public Health team with responsibility for, auditing, developing, planning and implementing comprehensive infection prevention and control processes across the local area.

Role responsibilites:

* Recognise and isolate outbreaks of infectious diseases in health and care settings and in the community at large.

* Create strategies and action-plans for the prevention of outbreaks.

* Investigate possible outbreaks and marshal resources in response in the event of a confirmed outbreak.

* Serve as an infectious disease advisor for health and care setting providers and members of the local community.

* Provide training to support infection prevention and control (including to care homes)

* Review care home policies and procedures to ensure plans are robust for preventing and managing COVID-19 cases.

* Advise on COVID-19 safe practice including site visits for example to care homes.

To hear more about this role please contact Maisie Hockings