University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust
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The Asbestos Surveyor post sits within the EFCD (Estates, Facilities & Capital Development) department in the Compliance team.
EFCD is a patient, visitor and staff driven department focused on delivering a range of EFCD services in a professional, effective, consistent and friendly manner. We are committed to embracing the Trust Values of Patients First, Working Together and Always Improving.
This is an exciting time to join UHS as the organisation has a very proactive approach to improving its accommodation and facilities for both patients and staff and as such are looking for a motivated and dynamic person to join the EFCD Compliance team dealing with all aspects of asbestos management, leading on surveying, and inspections.
Main duties of the job
Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.
For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated 'Good' by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
At UHS we are committed to providing a flexible working environment. We believe that it benefits everyone if we achieve a positive work-life balance. Whether you are balancing family, study or your wellbeing with your career, we want to support you so you can help our patients.
We're proud to have been voted in the Top Five acute Trusts for our commitment to supporting our staff to achieve work-life balance.
UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme and life insurance.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WHAT YOULL DO
The main responsibility will be to carry out asbestos surveys across the all the Trusts premises and assist the department in maintaining and updating the Asbestos Register and supporting all departments within the organisation to manage asbestos related issues and ensure that all works provide value for money, provide on quality, customer satisfaction and meet statutory and legal obligations. To support career development this post will also support health & safety activities within EFCD, full training will be given if needed.WHAT WERE LOOKING FOR
You will be qualified with the BOHS P402 Surveying and Sampling Strategies for Asbestos in Buildings, be able to work using your own initiative, have excellent communication and written skills and will assist in monitoring contractors performance ensuring timescales are met, they offer value for money, and comply with current legislation.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 14th June 2023
Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.
Qualifications / training required
Previous or relevant experience necessary
Aptitudes and skills required
Values and behaviours
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