Infection Prevention & Control Lead Nurse

Location
London
Salary
up to £51,765 plus benefits package
Posted
02 Jan 2018
Closes
30 Jan 2018
Ref
ZA/18529
Contact
Finegreen Consultant
Category
Nursing, Lead Nurse
Job Type
Permanent
Finegreen are recruiting on behalf of a leading, worldwide non-profit organisation to recruit an Infection Prevention and Control Lead Nurse based in their London Office.

My client is a marketing focused, results oriented social enterprise they develop efficient, effective and sustainable family planning programmes in the UK and overseas. The UK division provides services to men and women over 130,000 times a year. Services provided include Termination of Pregnancy (TOP), STI testing, LARC provision, counselling and vasectomy. The primary responsibility of this role is to further client’s goal: the prevention of unwanted births and its mission of ensuring the individual’s right to having children by choice and not chance.

Please note this role involves an element of national travel to Surgical Clinics and Early Medical Units
across the UK. Flexible working arrangement will be considered for this role which involves working
from home and regular meetings in London.


Key Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will report to the Chief Nurse, the main purpose of this role is to provide
Strategic leadership and education in the delivery of infection prevention and control agenda across
All clinical sites and develop and nurture a thriving link nurse body to support the effective IPC
practice throughout the organisation.

The IPC lead will pay a key role in advising centres and their teams on appropriate and effective risk
management strategies for infection prevention and control. The post-holder will be responsible and
accountable for ensuring effective leadership, quality improvement and proactive resource
management in all aspects of infection, prevention and control.

Experienced, motivated and independently minded the IPC Lead Nurse will be confident in acting
on their own initiative ensuring systems and processes are in place to comply with relevant
legislation and governance requirements.


The successful candidate:
  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse or Midwife;
  • Degree level qualification in infection control;
  • Experience at senior nursing level with responsibility for successful delivery of the IPC agenda;
  • Demonstrated experience providing senior clinical professional leadership;
  • Experience working within the private sector is highly desirable;
  • Ability to analyse detailed data and information, use audit skills to applying findings to influence 
  • practice and develop business cases/plans;
  • Demonstrate competent project management skills;
  • Pro-choice on abortion.

My client offers a competitive salary depending on experience. A competitive benefits package which includes 33 days annual leave, flexible working arrangements, contributory pension scheme and full support for career professional development and extensive training.

This is an excellent job opportunity to advance and develop your career with one of the leading private healthcare organisations. For further information and details please contact Zoe Allen at Finegreen on 0161 416 6086.