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Health, Safety and Security Manager

Job Reference: 202-A-21-14500

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Trust HQ, Abbey Court, Eagle Way, Exeter
£45,753 - £51,668 pa

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, proactive, self motivated and enthusiastic individual with excellent written, interpersonal, prioritisation and organisational skills to join the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Trust as the Trust’s Health, Safety and Security Manager (maternity cover).

The postholder will be required to act as the competent person for the management of Health, Safety and Security fulfilling the Trust’s legal obligations. This includes developing, implementing and managing robust systems and processes for effective health, safety and security management across the Trust; assisting the organisation in providing a safe environment for staff, patients and visitors to the Trust; achieving compliance with its statutory duties under Health and Safety at Work etc., Act 1974.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in a similar role alongside a Diploma (or equivalent) in Occupational Health and Safety Management and a NHS recognised security management qualification to enable them to be the nominated Local Security Management Specialist (LSMS) for the Trust.

Previous applicants need not apply.

At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) every team member matters, we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest possible range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees and patients and communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individual needs and to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

As the first Ambulance Trust in the Country to be registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) SWAST offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to the residents and the transient population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

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South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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