Infection Control Specialist

  • Job Reference: 6991110
  • Date Posted: 16 October 2020
  • Recruiter: London
  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £200 to £250 Per Day
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Contract Requirement

Infection Control Specialist

Venn Group are currently working with a busy NHS organisation in the South East who are looking for an Infection Control Specialist to join their team immediately.

Contract length: 3 months

Reference No: 6991110

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Support the Head of IP&C improve infection prevention and control practices across all providers, including maintaining a network
  • Support colleagues and providers with an incident or outbreaks of infection
  • Support IP&C improvements by carrying out audits and clinical quality visits and writing action plans where appropriate
  • Provide teaching and training on specific IP&C subjects, and update sessions to a wide variety of staff and volunteers
  • Working with practices and local care to ensure that they are offered support to meet the standards in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 pertaining to IP&C, Sepsis awareness and Immunisation and Vaccination and newsletter
  • Work with the Head of IP&C to evaluate new services and providers in terms of provision for safe and effective IP&C as per relevant best practice guidelines - with guidance supporting commissioners through the procurement process in relation to IP&C 

It is essential that the successful candidate has experience in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of current NHS Infection Control standards
  • Experience working within Care Homes or Primary Care
  • Experience in Auditing

If you are interested in this position and available on short notice, please send your updated CV to dpreedy@venngroup.com or speak with David Preedy and on 020 7557 7667.