Registered Nurse/Infection Control Lead

Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England
RH16 4RX
£ 35000.0 - 44000.0 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
23 Nov 2020
2 Dec 2020

Job Description

Registered Nurse/Infection Control Lead required for a group of nursing homes in Haywards Heath and Brighton & Hove.

The post holder would be working as an Infection Control Lead across all our homes and would deal with all aspects of infection control as set both locally and nationally to ensure these are met. You would be responsible for all infection control audits, the updating of the company’s policies and procedures and would need to be experienced working with outside providers. An important part of the role would be to work closely with all care staff to ensure compliance

In addition to being a fully qualified nurse you would need a teaching/assessment qualification and specialist knowledge of infection control and risk assessment.

Key responsibilities

To ensure Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is addressed in all areas of our homes and replicated throughout all activity related to healthcare provision.

• Taking responsibility for infection prevention of all new business, new build and refurbishment.

• Ensuring compliance to the HCAI for CQC requirements in England and equivalent for Care homes.

• To ensure environmental cleaning is satisfactory and appropriate to the level of risk in each area of our homes alongside the housekeeping department.

• To provide comment and advice on the purchase, introduction and use of equipment in relation to Infection Prevention Control issues.

Salary Dependant on Experience

Salary Range between £35,000-£44,000

Ref: AHG001

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