Lead Infection Prevention and Control Nurse

Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
G42 8DA
£ 40,000 - 43,000 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
20 May 2020
20 Jun 2020

Job Description

Lead Infection Prevention and Control Nurse  

Glasgow - Lanarkshire        

Full time - 37.5 hours          

£40000 - £43,000 - Flexible DOE      




Compass Associates are extremely excited to working with a valued and well respected client to help assist with the recruitment of a Infection Prevention and Control Lead Nurse their private surgical hospital in Glasgow.    


This is Scotland's largest private hospital with 101 beds, 6 operating theatres, a 5-bay endoscopy suite and 22 consulting rooms. It is also the only private hospital in Scotland with a level 3 intensive care unit and provide a wide range of treatments from routine investigations to complex surgery across many specialties.    


Our dedicated ophthalmic suite, also offers treatments and surgical options for 11 sub-specialties within Ophthalmology and our 11 bed day chemotherapy unit provides Systematic Anti-Cancer Treatment (SACT) and supporting medications and is fully accredited with the MacMillan Quality Environment Mark which aims to set the highest possible standards for cancer care environments.    



The Candidate        


We are looking for a registered nurse with a post registration qualification in Infection prevention, with the following essential skills and attributes:    


- Previous experience in Infection Prevention (with qualification)  

- Registered Nurse (or other profession e.g. Operating Department Practitioner).  

- Teaching and assessing qualification e.g. ENB 998 (or equivalent).  

- Able to apply specialist knowledge to risk assessment and support appropriate controls.  

- Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.  


Key responsibilities are as follows:    


- Lead the team to deliver care that helps improve the health of the individual and wider community.  

- Lead the team in demonstrating compassion through effective relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity.  

- Develop own competence to deliver effective care and treatments through improving clinical/technical knowledge / skill, and expertise.  

- Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient.  

- Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients; demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care.  

- Demonstrate commitment  





- Competitive Salary        

- Staff Benefits/Bonus Scheme        

- 25 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays (pro rata)        

- Private Healthcare        

- Contributory Pension Scheme        

- Life Assurance        

- Ongoing Training and Development          





The role is based in Glasgow, and commutable from Paisley Stirling, Falkirk, Rutherglen, Stepps and Edinburgh.  




Contact details          


If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity please contact Benedict Warnes direct on Applyor Apply. Alternatively email an updated CV to Apply              





Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 in John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation.

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