Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has become available within the Infection Prevention & Control (IPC) service.

In a time of unprecedented challenges in IPC this position allows fantastic exposure, development and growth as an Infection Prevention & Control (IPC) practitioner.

The post available is :-

  • Infection Prevention Assistant Practitioner (B4) at Ysbyty Glan Clywd Permanent position.
  • This role will be based at Ysbyty Glan Clywd Hospital and cover all West inc Mental Health & learning disability and other associated services to support the IP annual work programme.
  • The demographics of the Health Board will allow the successful individual to be exposed to, and support IPC across Central , supporting the populations within in relation to IPC. 

    The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply. 

    Working for our organisation

    If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and Proud to Lead competence framework.
    Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.
    Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.
    Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English. 

    Detailed job description and main responsibilities

    You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac. 

    Person specification

    Education / Qualifications

    Essential criteria

  • Educated to NVQ level
  • Prepared to undertake appropriate Infection Prevention training
  • Desirable criteria

  • Previous experience in Infection Prevention
  • Educated to diploma level
  • Skills and Abilities

    Essential criteria

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Ability to work autonomously and with initiative
  • Works well in a team
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Adaptable/flexible/self motivated
  • IT proficiency
  • Professional role model
  • Analytical and judgemental skills Uses own initiative and is able to make decisions
  • Knowledge

    Essential criteria

  • Knowledge of professional issues
  • Special Requirments

    Essential criteria

  • Flexible and physically able to meet the demands that the role requires
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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    Applicant requirements

    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.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    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.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

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