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Lead Infection Prevention & Control Nurse – Dublin

Lead Infection Prevention & Control Nurse

Orwell Healthcare was founded in 1987 and is one of the most respected providers of healthcare in Dublin. There are two locations in Rathgar, Orwell Private and Orwell Queen of Peace. Orwell Private is a state of the art facility including an on-site physiotherapy gym, hairdresser and Cafe. Our personal ‘home from home’ experience surrounded by nature, is designed with rehabilitation and the individual needs of our clients at the centre of everything we do. It is a family run business headed by Peter & Dr. Mary Jones, comprising of Long Term Residential and Convalescent Care as well as Acquired Brain Injury Care, Dementia Care and Respite Care. Orwell Queen of Peace is in a growth phase with exciting expansion plans.

Orwell Healthcare, invites suitable applicants for the post of Lead Infection Prevention & Control Nurse in our Care of the Elderly services. This is an excellent opportunity to develop within our organisation.

The Lead IPC Nurse is responsible for the overall infection prevention and control practices in Orwell Healthcare.

The ideal Candidate will possess the following:
A registered General Nurse or Psychiatric Nurse on the Register of Nurses held by NMBI.
Minimum two years post graduate experience as an IPC Nurse
Masters qualification in IPC desirable
Evidence of continuous professional development
A passion for learning and development and quality improvement
Have a clear, open and friendly communication style with the ability to respond quickly and appropriately across a variety of situations
Have fluent spoken and written English

What we offer you;
Competitive rate of pay
In-house CPD
Employee Assistance Programme
Contributory pension scheme
Subsidised Cafe
Refer a friend bonus
Central location with easy access to public transport (14, 15, 15a, 15b, 65 bus and luas)
Free on street parking/bike to work scheme/ tax saver scheme

Please note: all job offers are subject to references, Garda Vetting and pre-employment medical.

All candidates must have a current NMBI PIN. Please do not apply if you do not have your NMBI PIN.

Orwell Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer.

List of restrictions that apply to this job offer:

Please note: All job offers are subject to successful references, Garda Vetting and pre-employment medical.

All candidates must have a current NMBI PIN. Please do not apply if you do not have your NMBI PIN.
Healthcare Wellbeing
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