Non Clinical - Infection Prevention and Control Secretary

  • Department Infection Control Team
  • Salary £22,816.00 – £24,336 per annum
  • Closing Date 09/06/2023
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 3
  • Job ref 223-PCS-829
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract 6 months secondment
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

*Internal applications only*

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Infection Prevention and Control Team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) as a team secretary.

As an IPC Secretary you would be the first point of contact for all IPC enquires. The role involves supporting the IPC team (including the Nurses and IPC Doctor) taking minutes for meetings, and a variety of other tasks.

Main duties of the job

To provide a professional and effective secretarial support to the Infection Prevention and Control Team adopting a high degree of confidentiality as may be required within the post.

To be involved in various types of project work and audits and interpreting basic gathered information into spreadsheets and reports with guidance from the Infection Prevention and Control Team.

To work independently using initiative. To undertake non-routine duties without direct supervision  after a period of induction.

Working for your organisation

As a team administrator, the post-holder will be part of an environment of continuous quality improvement and professional development.

The IPC team at SaTH is a small, friendly team of staff that are dedicated and enthusiastic about their jobs. We pride ourselves on providing high quality work, ensuring that patient safety is at the forefront of all we do.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full details of the Job Description and Person Specification please refer to the attached documents.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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