Interim Infection Prevention and Control Nurse

  • Location

    England

  • Sector:

    Public Health

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £300 - £350 per day + Competitive + negotiable daily rate

  • Contact:

    Mia Collett

  • Contact email:

    m.collett@panoramicassociates.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH567MC_1635367676

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Mia Collett

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Nurse
Fully remote opportunity for the duration of the contract

Part-time contract (3 days pw)

Panoramic Associates are working with a South West based local authority to support them in finding an Interim Infection Prevention and Control Nurse to support the response to COVID-19.

The post holder will be responsible in providing expert support and advice in infection prevention/control predominantly in the care and schools settings. Working as a senior member of the Public Health team, you will have responsibility for, auditing, risk assessments, training, planning and implementing IPC processes.

Role responsibilities:

  • Recognise and isolate outbreaks of infectious diseases in care and schools 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 with external and internal staff memebers

Experience required:

  • Qualified and registered nurse (active NMC pin)
  • Local government experience is a prerequisite, local authority experience is highly desirable
  • Infection Prevention & Control post grad. qualification/specific training in infection control
  • Specialist IPC knowledge and experience, COVID-19 response experience will be highly desirable

To hear more about this role please apply to the advert and/or contact Mia Collett on the email address / on LinkedIn.