Interim Senior Infection Prevention and Control Nurse

  • Location

    England

  • Sector:

    Public Health

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Maisie Hockings

  • Contact email:

    m.hockings@panoramicassociates.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    92837_1602785840

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Maisie Hockings

Panoramic Associates are working with a South East based local authourity to support them in finding a Senior Infection Prevention and Control Nurse to suport 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 on 07557107933 /