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Energy and Environmental Manager

Job Reference: 846-07908-GG

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Full time or part time up to a minimum of 21 hours per week
Trinity House, Ashford, Ashford
£28,050 to £36,644 pro rata per annum

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust provides wide-ranging NHS care for people, in their community, in a range of settings including people's own homes; nursing homes; health clinics; community hospitals; minor injury units; a walk-in centre and in mobile units.

We are one of the largest NHS community health providers in England, serving a population of about 1.4 million. We employ 5,000 staff, including community nurses, physiotherapists, dietitians, and many other healthcare professionals.

Our vision is to deliver excellent services which improve the health of our communities. To do this we need to have outstanding people who share a common set of values and aspirations.

Our values (CARE) demonstrate that the Trust acts with integrity and professionalism. CARE stands for:

  • Compassionate

  • Aspirational

  • Responsive

  • Excellent

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

This role is offered on an 18 months fixed term working arrangement.

Full or part time applications will be considered up to a minimum of 21 hours per week.

Reporting to the Head of Projects the Energy and Environmental Manager has a crucial role in the development, delivery and oversight for improving energy efficiency and waste reduction across the Trust’s estate and its business practices. This post will work across the Estates and Facilities Departments and will also develop a close working relationship with the Head of Facilities Management.

The role will lead in the application of an estates and facilities energy and environment management plan, monitoring the impact of change and reducing energy, environmental and utility costs in addition carbon emission reduction.

The post holder will actively maintain a detailed overview of all estates waste management, energy & utility projects, initiatives and changes within the Trust. They will coordinate the projects, manage interdependencies and ensure realisation of projected benefits. The role will coordinate all internal activities and operations to ensure integrity and coherence of the program of work.

The post holder will also be a key lead in capital related energy and utility reduction schemes and input into the estates CIP plan and also in the education, promotion and engagement of good energy and environmental practices.

All energy and sustainability work will tie in with the Trust Estates and Facilities

Flexible working patterns will be considered.

Interviews are scheduled for the 4th April 2019.

For further details / informal visits contact:

If you require further information, please contact Fleur Cromarty - Head of Projects on 07880 801486

As a dynamic organisation, with a fast changing service provision we take a flexible approach in terms of what we are able to offer. This means that we reserve the right to change the hours detailed in this advert to full time or part-time to meet the service requirements. Please note that the salary stated is based on full time working and will be pro rata for part time working.

For Agenda for Change posts based within the Dartford, Gravesham & Swanley areas of Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust also receive 5 per cent high cost area allowance on top of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £1,000 and a maximum of £1,733. Please note that this element does not apply to bank positions.

We are committed to a policy of equality in all our employment practices and strive to eliminate unfair discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation. Equality of opportunity is a high priority within the Trust. The Trust will not unlawfully, unfairly or unreasonably discriminate or treat individuals less favourably on the grounds of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, disability, age, race, nationality or ethnic origin.

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In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, we may bring the closing date forward. Therefore you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not short-listed for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us in 21 days after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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