Specialist Nurse Infection Prevention and Control

Job Reference : DOH&-005872
Closing Date : 15/09/2017
Salary : £34,944 to £45,937
Department : Department of Health & Social Care
Hours Per week : 37.5

An exciting opportunity to join the Infection Prevention & Control Team has arisen within the Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) in the Isle of Man. The team provides advice and support to patients and colleagues in Noble’s Hospital, Community Health Services, Mental Health Services and Care Homes.    

We are recruiting a well-organised, motivated and enthusiastic Specialist Nurse in Infection Prevention & Control (IPC) with an IPC qualification at degree level or equivalent experience. The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for day to day case management of patients in hospital and will work closely with patients and colleagues in preventing health care-associated infection. You should be able to work on your own initiative and work within a team structure, organising and prioritising your own workload in a busy environment. We are looking for a dynamic IPC Nurse who has good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels within the DHSC.

You will be required to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and have at least 2 years experience at a senior level. As a minimum you should have a degree in a healthcare related subject along with evidence of teaching experience. It is highly desirable that you will have an IPC qualification at degree level or equivalent experience.  

Please note a police check is required for this post. A full valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle is also required for this post.

Interview expenses and a relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. For any further information on the relocation package please contact helpmeapply@gov.im . Subsidised accommodation and assistance with housing costs may also be available.

This role also qualifies for a recruitment incentive of £3,000 which will be payable in the 1st, 13th, and 25th months of employment.

Please note the Job description is due for review.

For further information please contact Margaret Knight, Lead Nurse Infection Prevention & Control on 01624 650350.

A provisional interview date of 6th October has been set for shortlisted applicants, however this is subject to change.

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification.

Please note a CV must be provided to support your application. If you wish to upload a cover letter with your CV, please ensure they are uploaded in one file.

If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment and Employment Changes Team on 01624 686300 or by email at helpmeapply@gov.im

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. We encourage you to use the online application process which allows you to track your application and receive faster communication regarding your application. If you wish to apply using a manual application these can be found here. Please print the correct application off and return to OHR, 2nd Floor, Illiam Dhone House, Circular Road, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1AG. Please note an acknowledgement of receipt of application will not be sent for manual applications.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.
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