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It’s our staff that makes us one of the leading CSUs in the country. We are committed to retaining the best people in order to provide an excellent service to our customers. We invest in our staff by offering  excellent pay, benefits, training and career progression .

We currently have a very talented, enthusiastic and driven workforce who deliver innovative, efficient and effective commissioning support. We are a dedicated and innovative organisation, always looking for new talent to join us.

If you’re passionate about making a difference and want to work for an organisation where your experience and contributions are valued, join us at NEL.

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Specialised Infection Prevention and Control Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Main area
Infection Prevention and Control Nurse
NHS AfC: Band 8a
37.5 hours per week
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Employer type
Clifton House
£51,383 - £57,596 per annum including HCA
24/09/2019 23:59

NEL is an ambitious and innovative organisation that provides expert support and advice to NHS and other organisations to assist the delivery of improved health services. We deliver an extensive range of services including contracting, analytics, clinical services and ICT to name a few.

Our clients are based across London, Essex, Kent, Surrey, East Anglia and other parts of England.

We aim to be a trusted advisor and indispensable partner for our customers. We want to be an organisation that is thought of positively by people who work for us and with us and has a clear set of ethics and values that underpin everything we do.

To find out more about us please visit www.nelcsu.nhs.uk


We are currently recruiting for the position of Specialised Infection Prevention and Control Nurse to join our Clinical Services Directorate. Are you an enthusiastic, motivated, team player who is looking for a new challenge? This post offers a unique and interesting opportunity for an exceptional candidate to join an Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) team. 

The team is professional, friendly and dedicated to proving a high quality IPC service. The Specialist Infection Prevention and Control Nurse (IPCN) will work with the established IPC team in the development and provision of infection prevention and control specialist services within NEL. This includes the delivery of the commissioned infection prevention and control service across a number of CCGs in London.

The post holder will be highly visible in provider trusts and act as a key contact between CCGs and their providers, and thus the successful applicant will have highly developed communication and front facing customer service skills. The successful applicant will be expected to travel as required.

Applicants must be a nurse registered with the NMC with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a senior IPC position, be educated to MSc level or equivalent. The successful applicant will demonstrate an understanding of the NHS policy agenda and drivers for improving care within IPC, as well as evidence of continuous professional development.

For further details on this job, please refer to the JD attached. Please note that you must pay careful attention to the essentials and desirables of the job specification role when preparing your supporting statement.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Karen Keane

Deputy Director of Quality and Business Development