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Head of Health and Safety

Posted: 6 Oct 2020 Closes: 4 Nov 2020
St Mary's Hospital, Kettering, United Kingdom £53,168 - £62,001 pa
Permanent & Full-time NHS_IWP8h63a5osh

Head of Health and Safety

Job Reference: 270-TB335-CORP

Employer: Department: Health and Safety Location: St Mary's Hospital, Kettering Salary: £53,168 - £62,001 pa

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Health and Safety leader to work in an organisation who is committed to our teams and the service users they support and acre for. We are looking to build upon our existing Health and Safety practices and adopt and continuously develop better safety practices and a visible safety culture?

As Head of Health and Safety Services at Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust you will lead on all health and safety management providing assurance to the Board of compliance with its Health and Safety statutory duties.

We are looking to recruit an appropriately qualified Health and Safety leader who can demonstrate a wide range of experience and whose values align with that of the Trust. We are looking for someone who can build and establish excellent working relationships, can develop, communicate and execute plans, anticipate potential risk and develop new ways of achieving the same outcomes using competence, knowledge and partnerships

The right candidate will have extensive experience of working in the field of health, safety and risk management whilst also being able to demonstrate excellent people management skills. Experience of managing a team is essential.

If you are seeking meaningful and vital work with good opportunity and great people in a continuously evolving environment, please get in touch

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameJean KnightJob titleChief Operating OfficerEmail addressjean.knight@nhft.nhs.uk

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools. We also provide health services to several prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire etc.

It is our vision to be a leading provider of outstanding, compassionate care. Our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection recognised this with an 'Outstanding' rating overall, as well as an 'Outstanding' rating for the Caring domain. Applicants will need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering outstanding compassionate care and also commit to the Trust mission statement: Making a difference for you, with you. Our vision, mission and values are all part of the roadmap for all we do

Don't just take our word for it: In 2018, 72.2% of our staff recommended NHFT as a place to work, the highest score for trusts of our type. We were also honoured to win the Health Service Journal's coveted Trust of the Year award the same year.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CORRESPONDENCE FOLLOWING YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE MADE VIA EMAIL AND THE TRAC RECRUITMENT SYSTEM . If you do not hear from us by four weeks after the closing date then you may assume that on this occasion unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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