Head of Infection Prevention and Control

United Kingdom | Flexible

This vacancy is now closed

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United Kingdom | Flexible
Job function
Leadership/Senior Management
Salary £50,062  - £55,624 per annum

Full Time, 35 hours per week


Based: Home based / negotiable with frequent travel to London and some travel to other bases across the UK

Closing date: 29th November 2020

Interview date: TBC

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Marie Curie as Head of Infection Prevention Control.

We are looking for an expert in IPC whose judgement/advice and recommendations will influence practice across the Charity. The role will provide transformational leadership to deliver an infection prevention and control service across all Marie Curie Services in the UK and lead and manage the Covid-19 pandemic plan.

You will be a clinical expert in the specialist field of Infection Prevention and Control, practicing at an advanced clinical level working autonomously and exercising high levels of judgement, discretion and decision making.

This collaborative post will suit someone who is exceptionally skilled in identifying opportunities for partnership working, managing ongoing stakeholder relationships and providing support to others.

What’s in it for you:

  • Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
  • Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
  • Continuous development
  • Industry leading training programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Flexible Working

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families.

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work.  We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.

This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory Standard criminal record check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early.  Agencies need not apply.