Non Clinical - Health and Safety Team Coordinator

  • Department Health and Safety
  • Salary £20,330.00 – £21,777 per annum
  • Closing Date 26/05/2022
  • Location Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 3
  • Job ref 223-PHS-444
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday office hours

Following promotion of the current post holder we are looking for an enthusiastic and well-organised H&S Coordinator to join our established Health and Safety Team, based at the Princess Royal Hospital.  

The post holder will support the work of the Health and Safety Team by providing an efficient and professional administration service relating to health and safety matters, and will be the secretary to the Trust's Health, Safety, Security and Fire Committee. 

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be a key point of contact for Health and Safety enquiries including RPE fit testing, and they will support the smooth running of the Trust's RPE fit testing service to include some fit testing duties during periods of high demand.  They will analyse and report on Datix and ESR data to produce routine reports in support of Health and Safety management activities across the Trust.  They will organise internal and external training courses, liaising with external accreditation bodies including Highfield and IOSH.  

Working for our organisation

We are a friendly and supportive team of Health and Safety and Food Safety professionals who will welcome a new team member, with ample support during your local induction period, and with personal development opportunities in the longer term.  

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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