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Health and Safety Manager - Band 8a

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Health and Safety Manager
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
218-SG-AC-1310667
Site
University Hospital Coventry
Town
Coventry
Salary
£42,414 - £49,969 per annum
Closing
22/10/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care.

University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology. We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Health and Safety professional to join our core team. We are looking for a dynamic, well qualified leader in the field of Health and Safety Management. The role will be demanding and rewarding, coming with the challenges of working in a busy NHS Trust, delivering a critical service that ensures the safety of our staff, patients and visitors.

You will be working closely with managers and frontline staff to support and drive the risk management agenda; our goal being to create and sustain a mature safety culture which embraces continuous improvement.

Recruiting to Values
To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details please contact David Lord Health and Safety Manager - Tele:02476968503 or david.lord@uhcw.nhs.uk

To arrange an informal visit please contact Karen Kelly on 02476 968498 or karen.kelly@uhcw.nhs.uk

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Telephone
02476967665