Estates - Sustainability, Risk and Compliance Officer

  • Department Estates Management Team
  • Salary £32,306.00 – £39,027 per annum
  • Closing Date 12/12/2021
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-RCO-955
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract 6 month fixed term
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Estates and Hospital Reconfiguration and directly under the Sustainability and Compliance manager, the post holder will be responsible for developing a strategic compliance and sustainability road map and plans towards full Estates compliance. 

You will be expected to be self-motivated and take the lead in analysing risks across wide ranging operational regulations and pro-actively develop and roll out appropriate mitigation measures and plans and ensuring all appropriate policies and procedures are developed and regularly updated. 

The successful applicant will have a positive can do attitude and be able to demonstrate flexibility and initiative, providing team leadership and co-ordination to achieve a high standard of productivity and workmanship in the most cost effective manner.

Main duties of the job

The purpose of the Sustainability Compliance Officer is to support the Sustainability & Compliance Manager in the management of energy, waste, water and carbon emissions throughout the Trust estate.

To support the Sustainability and Compliance Manager to produce reports for Trust Committees as required on behalf of Estates.

  1. Support Environmental Sustainability e.g. Good Corporate Citizen
  2. Support Estates Risk Management and Risk Register
  3. Support Estates Compliance and systems to manage action plans delivery (H&S, ERIC, PAM).
  4. Manage Trust Property Management system

Working for your organisation

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust can offer you great career prospects and a fantastic lifestyle. Situated in one of the most attractive parts of the country with dramatic countryside and bustling towns, the Trust is about to embark on a major capital investment programme (up to £312m) to upgrade its estate and create state of the art medical facilities, and has a culture of supportive friendly teams, providing excellent professional NHS job development opportunities.

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has embarked on a Sustainable Development Management Plan to be phased in over a five-year period.  This programme is central to the long-term sustainability of the Trust and will impact on Trust services, practices and resources

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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