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Infection Control Specialist

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  • Sector:

    Social Work

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  • Salary:

    Up to £40 per hour

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    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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Akton Recruitment are working with Cornwall Council, and we are looking for 2 part time infection prevention and control specialists with appropriate qualifications and experience, for example nursing. You will need experience in providing infection outbreak management leadership in care settings.
Role Accountabilities:
* Provide infection prevention and control advice to a variety of settings during the Covid Pandemic, these could include businesses, such as food manufacturing plants and hospitality venues, offices, care settings and schools
* Support care settings with infection prevention and control advice and guidance when they are experiences outbreaks of Covid cases. This will include GP surgeries, care homes and domiciliary care providers
* Support the Council's incident assessment group, incident and outbreak management group and Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Health protection Board with any infection prevention and control advice and guidance.
* Provide up to date advice to settings about Covid testing regimens
* Respond in writing or via the phone to queries from Cornwall residents about the control measures to contain and prevent the spread of Covid 19

* Support Cornwall's case review service by making calls to cases to determine transmission routes and then following up with relevant guidance and support to any identified settings
* Supporting the overall containment response to the Covid 19 pandemic in Cornwall
You will be working 20 hours a week, working 3 days, 08:00 - 16:00 at a rate of £40 per hour. This is remote working so we will accept suitable candidates from across the country. The initial contract for this role is 3 Months with a review on performance as it is coming to an end.
If you think you're a perfect fit for this role get in touch now!