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Nurse Consultant Infection Prevention & Control / Lead Nurse Tissue Viability

NHS AfC: Band 8b

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NHS AfC: Band 8b
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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£53,168 - £62,001 per annum
Salary period
17/12/2020 23:59

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Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.


This is an exciting time to join an innovative trust that holds improving patient experience at the heart of its strategy where effective infection prevention and control plays a key part.

Are you a highly motivated professional senior nurse looking to take the next step in your career and play a pivotal role in one of the largest hospital trusts in the UK?

We are looking for a passionate and dynamic Nurse Consultant in Infection Control with a proven track record to lead the Infection Prevention Nursing and Tissue Viability Team at North Bristol NHS .

Within NBT we are passionate about developing our services and ensuring that we have a sustainable workforce for the future services and proud to have been rated by the CQC as Good overall in 2019 with Outstanding for Caring.

The Nurse Consultant for Infection Prevention Control and Lead Nurse for Tissue Viability is responsible for professionally and managerially leading the Infection Prevention and Control, and Tissue Viability team at North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT). They will report professionally to the Director of Nursing & Quality and managerially to the Deputy Director of Nursing & Quality.

The post holder will work closely with the Director of Infection Prevention and Control (DIPC) providing expert advice and guidance both internally and externally to the Trust.

The post holder will be a clinical expert in the field of Infection Control and will fulfil the 4 domains of the Nurse Consultant function:

  1. Advanced and expert level practice within the field of Infection Control
  2. Leadership and consultancy
  3. Development and provision of education and training
  4. Service development, evaluation, research and audit.


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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Su Monk , Deputy Director of Nursing & Quality / 0117 4143794