An exciting opportunity to be working with the NHS. To be based between Peterborough City Hospital and Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon. To provide specialist advice and support to the Chief Executive, Executive Directors, Divisional Operations Directors, managers and employees in meeting current health, safety, security and other legal requirements in relation to non-clinical risk and compliance.
To be the named 'competent person' for Security, Health and Safety to plan and organise a broad range of complex activities including operational and business planning.
To line manage the Health and Safety Team and provide leadership on all aspects of staff and premises safety, working with colleagues in both clinical and non-clinical environments.
To communicate service-related information to Executive Directors, senior managers, staff, external agencies which may require negotiating, persuasive, motivational and/or reassurance skills.
To continue to develop and promote the risk and safety culture where safety risks are reduced to the lowest practicable level by analysing highly complex facts or situations to provide a safe environment for staff, patients, contractors, visitors and anyone who may be affected by the activities of the Trust.
To undertake the role of Local Security Management Specialist (LSMS) and perform the duties in accordance with the directions of the Secretary of State to Health Bodies on measures to tackle violence and general security management measures.
To lead on Security for the Trust implementing advice or guidance issued by the NHS Security Management Service (NHS SMS).
To support the Executive Director responsible for Security with the strategic direction on Security matters ensuring this meets the contractual requirements for the PFI contract.
Responsible for initiating and implementing departmental policies for the areas of Health, Safety and Security across the Trust.
Provide general non-clinical advice, information, and guidance on all Health, Safety and Security matters that may affect staff, patients, clients, relatives or carers.
The post holder could be required to sit for long periods and/or standing or walking as required, and there will be a level of lifting and pulling in relation to manual handling.
Be able to constantly prioritise a broad range of complex work programmes which may need adjustment to meet all competing priorities on a daily basis.
There is a frequent requirement for concentration and the working day can be unpredictable and demanding with interruptions for specialist advice on a range Health, Safety and Security issues.