Position title
Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Lead

Following the promotion of the current post-holder, we are looking to appoint a new IPC Lead at HMT Sancta Maria Hospital. This is a key role as the successful candidate will be expected to lead on all infection prevention and control processes to support the variety of specialities and complex services offered within the hospital.

As a registered charity, Sancta Maria Hospital is well established and has been providing care to patients for over 50 years. We are only private hospital in Swansea offering a wide range of procedures carried out by a number of our leading consultants and are passionate about putting the patient first.

This is an exciting time to join the team at Sancta Maria Hospital as we have recently opened our brand-new state-of-the-art private hospital situated in the SA1 area of Swansea.


The post holder will be a qualified and experienced Registered Nurse or registered healthcare professional. You will be responsible for leading all infection prevention & control processes within the Hospital, by assisting the Head of Clinical Services to achieve a robust governance framework in their role as Director of Infection Prevention & Control

We are a very inclusive team who use a collaborative approach to identify opportunities to improve and solve problems, so it is very important that the candidate can work as part of a wider multidisciplinary team. The candidate will need to have excellent interpersonal skills to uphold the high standards of service we provide to our patients, their carers and consultant users. They will need to be flexible and be able to adapt dynamically to changing situations.

You must have the ability to work on your own initiative undertaking the leadership of all infection control concerns and providing effective infection control services through the hospital. You must have commitment to influence change and drive progress in the challenging and changing speciality of infection prevention and control.

Job Benefits

HMT recognises that its staff represent the single most important lever in delivering quality care and change as care and treatments evolve. For these reasons we aspire to make HMT the employer of choice within the area.

At HMT Sancta Maria Hospital you’ll have the opportunity to be part of a developed workforce which has the appropriate time to care for their patients. We want our people to be skilled, motivated, informed and engaged to perform their roles. Once you are a part of our team, we will ensure that the work you do with us remains challenging and engaging throughout your career.

Benefits include:

  • Enhanced pay for unsociable hours
  • 27 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Private medical insurance
  • Workplace pension
  • On-going training and development
  • Quality work environment
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Long Service Recognition
  • Wellbeing Programmes
  • Team Working
  • Staff Referral Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Full Job Description can be downloaded below.

To apply, please download the below HMT application form and upload it via the 'APPLY NOW' button alongside a copy of your CV.

HMT reserves the right to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage early applications.

Following the closing date, you will only be contacted should you be shortlisted for interview.

This post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Services Disclosure.

Job Description
Job Description
Employment Type
Duration of employment
Job Location
Lamberts Road, Swansea, Swansea, SA1 8FD
Working Hours
37.5hrs pw Monday - Friday
Base Salary
£42,334.5 Per year
Date posted
December 7, 2021
Valid through
January 16, 2022
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Position: Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Lead

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