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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/04/2021.

Health, Safety and Security Officer

Job Reference: 202-A-21-14092

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Quality and Clinical Care
Within Trust Area - To Be Agreed
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen within South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust for the role of Health, Safety and Security Officer to join the Health, Safety and Security Team on a fixed term basis. The post holder will provide professional skills and expertise to achieve the Trust’s vision and objectives for health, safety and security. The post holder will ensure high quality local delivery of this work, according to legislative requirements, standards, advice and guidance provided by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) or other relevant bodies.

The successful candidate will have relevant health and safety experience within a large multi-site organisation, hold a professional qualification in health and safety (NEBOSH National General Certificate, or equivalent) and hold membership in good standing with a relevant professional body (IOSH).

The overall objective of the role will be to work on behalf of SWAST to deliver an environment that is safe and secure so that the highest standards of clinical care can be made available to patients. This objective will be achieved by working in close partnership with stakeholders at all levels within the Trust and external organisations such as the Police, professional representative bodies and trade unions.

The post holder will aim to provide a comprehensive, inclusive and professional service to the Trust and work towards the creation of a pro-health, safety and security culture.

The post holder will at all times promote and uphold the values and beliefs of the Trust, be focused on delivering the highest quality patient care, and improving the working lives of staff.

Please note that the post holder may be expected to primarily work from home in accordance with emergency planning needs.

Please note that the interviews will be held via Skype.

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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