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Infection Prevention and Control Lead


Location: Oxford

Type: Permanent - Part Time

Hours: 7.5 hours per week

Salary: Band 7 (£31,383-£41,373) pro-rata depending on experience

Closing Date: 28 Jul 2017


Are you looking for a new challenge?  Are you experienced in infection prevention and control in a health care setting?  If so, you could just be the person we are looking for.

This role is 7.5 hours (1 day) per week at a Band 7.Within it we are looking for someone who can:-

  • Lead on the prevention, identification, monitoring and control of infection and the development and maintenance of local policies and in-house education and training to ensure that Helen and Douglas House is compliant with infection prevention and control issues arising in national service frameworks, government policies, guidance or legislation.
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, and guidelines which ensure compliance with legislation, national service frameworks, government policies, best practice, and professional guidance.
  • Collect, collate, analyse and produce reports based on results from audits.
  • Act as a professional role model and contribute to the identification, provision and maintenance of high standards of care.

The Charity:

Helen & Douglas House is a hospice for children and young adults (up to age 35 years) based in East Oxford.  We provide end of life care, symptom management and respite care to our patients.  We have a multi-professional team comprising doctors, nurses, carers and nursery nurses all aiming to provide high quality care.

If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Liz Leigh, Director of Clinical Services on 01865 794749 or email or complete the application form as directed.

Please note the closing date for the application is 28th July 2017 and the interviews will be held on the 10th August 2017 in Oxford.

Please note we do not accept application form by way of CV's or any other job boards.

Please note that everyone working for Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.




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