The Patient Safety and Quality Division are looking for a talented and skilful Infection Prevention and Control Specialist Nurse to join their team.
The Infection Prevention & Control (IPC) Team provides advice and support to patients and colleagues in the Isle of Man Hospital’s, Community Health Services, Mental Health Services and Care Homes. Our aim is to minimise preventable Health Care Associated Infection (HCAI) and we are proud to currently have a zero MRSA bloodstream infection rate.
We are looking for an experienced Infection Prevention Specialist Nurse at Band 7, or a Band 6 Registered Nurse who would be willing to undertake a programme of development in the speciality.
The successful applicant will have good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels within the DHSC. You will be organised, motivated, and enthusiastic with good leadership skills.
The main responsibility for the post holder is the day to day case management of patients and to work closely with patients and colleagues in preventing health care-associated infection. You should be able to work on your own initiative as well as within a team structure, organising and prioritising your workload in a busy environment.
You will be required to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and have at least 2 years’ experience as an Infection Prevention and Control Nurse (for Band 7 role) or have a proven interest in Infection Prevention & Control and be willing to undertake training (for Band 6 role).
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.
A uniform will be provided to the successful candidate.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org . 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.
For further information please contact Margaret Knight, Lead Nurse Infection Prevention & Control on 01624 650350.
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 email@example.com
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.