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Moving & Handling Lead

Job Reference: 165-19-01-038

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Moving and Handling
£28,050 to £36,644 pa

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Estates and Facilities

Estates and Facilities Moving and Handling Lead

Band 6

37.5 Hours per week


We are seeking to recruit a permanent self-motivated, enthusiastic and well-organized individual to join our Estates and Facilities Moving and Handling Team at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust.

We are looking for an individual to be the lead advice for all aspects of moving and handling and DSE, including the development of associated policies and procedures.

To provide advice for patients with highly complex moving and handling needs and maintain associated records.

To ensure the implementation of the Trust Moving and Handling Policy across the organisation is in line with the statutory responsibilities and current guidelines.

You will have:

  • Degree Level or equivalent experience in a Moving and Handling
  • Validated Manual Handling Trainers Qualification
  • Knowledge of safe client and load handling techniques and the use of manual handling equipment within a hospital environment
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant legislation, relevant codes of practice and Department of Health guidelines appropriate to moving and handling
  • Undertaken up to date CPD in moving and handling
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and motivate effectively at all levels within the organisation and externally.

Interviews will be held on Monday 11th April 2019.

For further information, please contact Mark Jackson Head of Health and Estates Compliance on 01709 427097.

This job may close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application quickly to avoid missing your chance to apply. Should you be successful in your application we will contact you via NHS Jobs and this will appear on your homepage under 'Interviews'.

In applying for this post, you give the Trust permission to use your data for recruitment purposes.

Please ensure your application includes referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. TRFT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers.

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from everyone. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves. We will consider applications to work flexibly. If you are disabled and require reasonable adjustments to the application process, please contact the Recruitment Team to discuss.

The cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure, and you can choose to have this deducted from either your first month’s salary or in instalments over your first 3 months’ salary. The current price of a standard check is £31 and an enhanced check is £49.

The Trust offers free car parking at the Woodside Building (Woodside Building, Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2TY) if your interview is at the Main Hospital Site, which is a five-minute walk from Woodside. If you require accessible parking or any other reasonable adjustment in order to attend your interview, please contact the Recruitment Team, who will be happy to help you.

You will be asked for proof of your qualifications at the conditional offer stage of your employment. If you are unable to provide evidence the offer may be withdrawn.

New starters to the NHS will start at the bottom of the advertised salary band.

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.

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