Health and Safety Auditor – Infection, Prevention & Control

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Health and Safety Auditor - Infection, Prevention & Control
Contract / Temporary

Derby RQ792428

Posted: 25th January 2023 13:51
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  • Pay Rate:

    £14.98 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37, Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2 months

  • Derby,

    DE1 2ZL

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Health and Safety Auditor - Infection, Prevention and Control

Reference no: Derby RQ792428

Pay Rate: £14.98 per hour PAYE

Based within the Corporate Health and Safety Team the post holder will be expected to work independently to achieve engagement with the wider Adult Social care providers to promote high standards of IP&C across the sector.

You will also be expected to promote and deliver high quality audit activity and report / escalate any problems to the Health and Safety Team Manager and the Acting Community Lead for IP&C.

Key responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the wider DCC/ CCG IP&C pilot by undertaking IP&C audits, data collection and maintenance of accurate records.
  • Feedback results of audits in a timely manner to DCC Commissioning, NHS partners and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) where required.
  • Promote a safe environment and IP&C standards by modelling best practice and always following infection control policies and procedures.
  • Effectively communicate and use negotiation skills to ensure service providers effectively utilise IP&C standards across the adult social care sector.
  • Accurate records are kept securely, reflecting Information Governance principles.
  • Support colleagues with the delivery of training, coaching, and mentoring such as, back to basics training with adult social care providers and signposting adult social care providers to agreed IP&C training.
  • Contribute effectively as a member of the multi-professional team, building and maintaining appropriate relationships and actively participates in regular team meetings.
  • Work in an effective way and maintain a safe environment by always following health and safety policies and procedures.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


  • Infection prevention control post graduate qualification or similar and/or experience working in an IPC team for minimum of 2 years.
  • Awareness and understanding of sensitive information, always ensuring strict confidentiality.
  • Experience of auditing.
  • Experience of mentoring staff.
  • Experience of monitoring environmental factors of IPC in the clinical environment.
  • Experience of developing standards, guidelines, and policies.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.

Skills/Technical skills:

  • Able to recognise and challenge IP&C practice that is unsafe/ or does not reflect policy.
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent organisation and managerial skills.
  • Able to motivate and develop a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to delegate and prioritise workload.
  • Computer literate including MS 365, electronic healthcare records.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Ability to educate and train others.
  • Ability to cope with unpredictable working and work to deadlines.


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: Derby RQ792428
Health and Safety Auditor - Infection, Prevention & Control
Client Category: Local Authority

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Health and Safety Auditor - Infection, Prevention & Control
Client Category: Local Authority

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