Infection Prevention and Control Nurse - COVID-19 in Basingstoke

Job description

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides services through its three hospitals in Andover, Basingstoke and Winchester. We provide all general hospital services for planned and emergency care as well as specialist services.

Infection Prevention and Control Nurse (Band 7 based in the Infection Prevention and Control Team – Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Basingstoke/Winchester (cross site cover on a rotational basis)

Role Description:

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to an expert specialist service that positively impacts on the experience of patients, visitors and carers by providing high standards of clinical practice and care as appropriate across the Trust in regards to infection prevention and control.

What we look for:

We are looking for two enthusiastic nurses with a passion for infection control to join our expanding team. You will already be a specialist practitioner in infection control and have gained or be working towards Masters level. You will act as an Infection Prevention and Control advisor and role model to your colleagues across the Trust by the provision of expert clinical advice, promotion of consistent and sustained improvements in standards of practice and care in infection prevention and control to improve the patient experience.

What we Offer:

    • A supportive multi-disciplinary team that will help you develop into the role.
    • This job offers the ability to work across sites in a clinical leadership role influencing and collaborating with the multi-professional team.
    • Training will be given to enable you to carry out the role
  • Your life outside HHFT is important and the Trust are happy to consider applications with flexible working patterns that cater to individual requirements; this can be discussed at interview
  • The infection control service is currently being reviewed to enable the team to fully meet all requirements and demands going forward along with an organisational expectation for a 7 day/week service

Who we are:

The Infection Prevention and Control Team is made up of clinical specialists in infection control, sepsis, vascular access and surveillance. We are a very supportive team and work across all sites delivering a high standard of care and support to patients and staff.

We aim to meet the Trust’s needs in line with the latest department of health guidelines and any other national guidelines or alerts which requires working across sites and with clinical and non-clinical staff.

About the Trust:

The vision at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to provide outstanding care for every patient. We serve a population of nearly 600,000 people across Hampshire and West Berkshire as well as some people who access our specialist services from across the country.

Created in January 2012 the Foundation Trust prioritises the provision of exceptional, compassionate, care delivered by the valued staff working in a culture of collaboration and mutual respect. HHFT employs circa 6,000 people and had a turnover of £382m in 17/18

Four core values (CARE) Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Encourage. These are in place to support of four clear objectives, provide outstanding care of patients, empowering all members of staff, sustainable growth and innovating for the future.


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