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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/07/2020.

Health and Safety Training Lead

Job Reference: 419-2468526-HSTL-CNT

Employer:
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Trust Estates and Facilities Management
Location:
York (and working cross site)
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

  • care about what they do;
  • respect and value others;
  • listen in order to improve; and
  • always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

  • Are you a diligent, motivated, ambitious trainer?
  • Do you have experience in health, safety and non-clinical risk?

York Teaching Hospital Foundation trust is recruiting for a lead post in Health & Safety training. The post holder will work closely with operational management teams and lead on the Trust training agenda for occupational health, safety and management of non-clinical risk.

You will be responsible for the development and delivery of training packages covering, but not limited to:

  • respiratory face mask fit testing
  • COSHH
  • risk assessment
  • occupational safety management
  • accident investigation
  • NHS security
  • accredited safer therapeutic interventional techniques

As part of the wider health, safety and non-clinical risk team, you will be required to advise, identify staff specific training requirements and deliver accredited training of first aid and IOSH. This will include working with Trust training providers and leads on the development and improvement of training packages, ensuring effective delivery across identified staff groups.

You will ensure there are robust systems in place to record and monitor training provided and produce management reports on training delivery as required. The specialist nature of the role requires a number of relevant skills, including:

  • a training qualification and experience
  • a good understanding of health and safety legislative frame work and specific statute
  • a specific health and safety qualification, (IOSH as a minimum)
  • NHS security management
  • experience of safer therapeutic interventional techniques
  • assessing and evaluating performance against recognised training and quality standards

The post holder will preferably have experience of or be able to demonstrate training in a healthcare setting.

The role will support the Head of Safety and Security in delivering the Trust health, safety and non-clinical risk agenda in development and implementation of training strategies as part of the wider Trust approach in providing competent staff to deliver the highest standard of care to our patients and wider health community.

The role may require you to work outside of core working hours on occasion. If this is so, it will be agreed with the post holder on a case by case basis.

Interviews will be held in York on 20th July 2020.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Colin Weatherill

colin.weatherill@york.nhs.uk

01723 342212

It's not just the area that's a great draw, as well: as a member of our team, you’ll have access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes in the UK, a minimum of 27 days annual leave (on top of Bank Holidays) and an award-winning package of staff benefits (see link on the right).




Please note that some of our substantive vacancies may be available on a smaller number of hours than advertised. If you would be interested in applying on this basis, we would encourage you to contact the appointing manager to enquire further.

COVID-19 SWAB TEST AND ANTI-BODY SCREENING

PRIOR TO COMMENCING WORK WITH THE TRUST YOU MUST HAVE A COVID-19 SWAB TEST. THE TEST MUST TAKE PLACE WITHIN 14 DAYS OF YOUR AGREED START DATE AND YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO START WORK WITHOUT A VALID TEST RESULT. OUR OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & WELLBEING TEAM WILL MAKE THE NECESSARY ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE TEST TO BE UNDERTAKEN AT THE APPROPRIATE TIME. A COVID19 ANTIBODY SCREENING TEST WILL ALSO BE UNDERTAKEN AS PART OF ROUTINE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH CHECKS.

DBS Checks

All new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check if it is required for the role. The cost will be deducted from your salary either in 1 payment or over a six month period once you start employment. The charges are currently £27.20 for a standard check and £44.20 for an enhanced check. The level of check will be determined by the post you are applying for.

Please note that Volunteers, Bank only staff and Apprentices on the National Apprenticeship Minimum Wage will not be charged.

A bit more about us and the surrounding area:

North Yorkshire is a fantastic part of the country. It is home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York; a place which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK. It's a great place to be and, as the largest provider of healthcare locally, we’re proud to serve 800,000 people.

What next? Explore the documents attached to the advert and be sure to read our ‘Our guidance for applicants’ before applying. Good luck with your application!

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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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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