Head of Health, Safety, Fire & Security
03rd Nov, 2023 Read time 1 minute

Head of Health, Safety, Fire & Security

Company Website: http://www.gwh.nhs.uk/
Location: Swindon
Last Updated: 4th December 2023

The Head of Health, Safety, Fire & Security leads a team of staff who are required to ensure compliance with the various statutory legislation, deliver training, carryout inspections and audits against the current
health, safety and fire practices around the Trust and legislation that is in place. Ensuring a programme of audit is in place to provide assurance that organisational Health & Safety, fire and security policies are being followed. They will have all the necessary qualifications, knowledge and experience required to provide professional leadership and strategic direction for the corporate health and safety, security, and fire for the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Our STAR values are at the heart of everything we do. You can expect to see them in the way we act and the way we treat each other. Our values make us who we are. We will expect your values and behaviours

to reflect the STAR Values of the organisation:

  • Service We will put our patients first
  • Teamwork We will work together
  • Ambition We will aspire to provide the best service
  • Respect We will act with integrity

The post holder will be an expert in their field and the lead person for the management of Health and Safety thus fulfilling the Trust’s legal obligations. This includes developing, implementing and managing the systems and processes for effective health and safety management across the Trust; assisting the organisation in providing a safe environment for staff, patients and visitors to the Trust; achieving compliance with its statutory duties under Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. They will further develop the culture of safe working practices and a proactive approach to the management of Health and Safety across the Trust.

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