Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Head of Health and Safety

Hi all, I'm currently recruting for a Head of Health, Safety, Fire and Security in the NHS based over in the Swindon area.

Please apply for more details.

Hours- 37.5
Location - Swindon
Rate - £28- £33 PAYE Per hour based off expereince (Paid weekly by an umbrella company)


The Head of Health & Safety, Fire & Security is required to interpret legislation and guidance in order to develop, and then implement or assist others with the implementation of Trust wide health and safety corporate policies, procedures and safe systems of work.

Provide specialist advice in health and safety, security and fire to other Departments / Divisions, executive directors, directors and senior managers and act as a focal point for all departments, and other service users within the Trust for health and safety, security and fire.

Information may be complex or sensitive in nature and the post holder may be required to overcome barriers to resistance such as language or resistance to change.

Identify the Trust's status in regards to compliance with current and future health, safety, fire and security legislation and guidance, to escalate non-conformities via assurance forums and the Health and Safety Group to the Trust Board and to put in place / recommend corrective actions and forecast resources required.

This will involve the analysis of sometimes highly complex information, the interpretation of results and the comparison and recommendation of a range of options to achieve desired outcomes.

To develop, maintain and take strategic ownership of monitoring and reporting tools within the Trust which can be used to demonstrate actions that are required to ensure compliance to health, safety, and fire regulations that are in place.

To take strategic ownership for health, safety and fire policies / procedures / training / audits.

Ensure inspections against the current policies and procedures are in place to ensure they are being adhered to, findings of which will be escalated to the Security Advisory Group, Joint PFI H&S and Fire Group and or the health and safety committee.

To ensure that non-compliance notices from external bodies for health and safety, fire and security are escalated and acted upon accordingly

To ensure all RIDDOR reportable events are reported to the Health & Safety Executive in a timely manner

To implement and maintain an incident reporting and recording system and work collaboratively with the Clinical Governance and Risk, Occupational Health & Wellbeing and PFI partners to provide a safe, healthy and secure environment for staff, service users, visitors and stakeholders.

To ensure H&S, Fire and Security work collaboratively with Estates and Facilities and other external stakeholders on day to day issues and to comment/advise on capital developments and projects to ensure that health & safety, fire and security is incorporated

To deputise as required for the Director of Estates and Facilities, as a chair for the Trust Health & Safety Committee and other groups as required

Benefits of Service Care Solutions

, 250 training allowance
, Excellent pay rates
, Exceptional referral bonuses
, Specialist's Non-Medical Non Clinical consultants offering single point of contact
, Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
, Nationwide provider of staff to cover over 40 different NHS trust and private organisations
, DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.
If this role sounds of interest contact or 01772208953.