Health Protection Nurse or Practitioner

Swansea, WALES | 4 months
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Health Protection Nurse or Practitioner

Health Protection Division, Public Health Wales

Location/base: Matrix House, Swansea

Salary: Agenda for Change Band 7

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced registered nurse or an appropriately registered practitioner or allied health professional (see person specification) to join the All Wales Health Protection Team. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with significant experience in health protection and strong leadership skills to work in the field of communicable disease, infection prevention and control, and other aspects of health protection.

The post holder will work in partnership with other members of the Health Protection Team and the wider Health Protection Division in the surveillance, prevention and control of a range of infectious diseases and other health protection issues.

The post holder will act as a senior member of the All Wales Acute Response (AWARe) service, taking part in the rota for delivering the acute health protection service, using their specialist knowledge, skills and significant experience in responding to a range of notifications, enquiries and incidents, providing expert health protection advice to other health professionals and members of the public.

As a senior member of the team, the post holder will also act as AWARe Coordinator (on a rota with other senior staff) to ensure that the acute service runs smoothly, that the highest possible standards are maintained at all times, and will also act as an advisor and expert resource for other team members.

The post holder will also work with other team members to identify and agree a portfolio of planned proactive work at local and regional level. This involves working in collaboration with other agencies and disciplines in the provision of a specialist health protection service for the population of Wales.

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

Closing Date: 31st January 2019

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