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Surveillance Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
317 Infection Control - Corporate
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time - 22.5 hours per week
Job ref
317-2021-17-14-DR
Town
317 Trustwide
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 pro rata, per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
14/05/2021 23:59
Interview date
01/06/2021

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 15,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “Healthcare at its best with people at our heart”.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a world class health care provider, and one of the most successful teaching NHS trusts in the country. A tertiary centre, it offers the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK, with more than 1.72 million patient contacts each year, delivering innovative, high quality services locally, regionally, nationally and internationally and has been twice rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC.

We are the largest Trust in the country - and one of only five NHS organisations - to receive this accolade twice, which reaffirms our position as one of the UK’s top hospital trusts.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented and engaging Band 5 children’s or adult Staff Nurse to join the Infection Prevention and Control team to undertake the role of Surgical Site Surveillance.  This innovative role allows the successful candidate to use their clinical knowledge and develop their IPC skills, whilst working in partnership with the clinical teams to make a real difference in patient outcomes, promoting patient safety and the delivery of safe care to assist in the reduction of surgical site infections.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for all essential and desirable criteria required for the role.

Part Time 22 Hours 30 Minutes/Week

Interview Date: 01 June 2021

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Michael Stephens
Job title
Senior Infection Prevention and Control Nurse
Email address
michael.stephens4@nhs.net
Telephone number
0191 2821652