Emergency Preparedness, Resilience & Response manager

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£51,488 to £65,095 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The role is for a full-time Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR) Manager. Dependent on level of experience and expertise a band 7 development role will be considered with the opportunity it to become a band 8a within 12 months once all competencies have been met.

Reporting to the Head of Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR) you will be part of an established team and be required to work across all aspects of EPRR including business continuity and FFP3 mask fit testing. You will be expected to support in all existing and future EPRR programs and projects to ensure that the Trust is compliant with the Civil Contingency Act 2004, Health and Social Care Act 2012 as applicable to EPRR, NHS England Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response Framework, Department of Health EPRR guidance and other NHS requirements relevant to EPRR and mask fit testing.

Any resilience or EPRR qualifications will be an advantage but not essential. The post holder is expected to participate in any relevant training or education as identified by the Head of EPRR.

Main duties of the job

Working with the Emergency Preparedness, Resilience & Response (EPRR) team in delivering the Trusts emergency preparedness, resilience and response and business continuity agenda

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Educated to masters level or equivalent working experience
  • Diploma in Health Emergency Preparedness, resilience and response (HEPRR) (or evidence of working towards/willingness to study for) or equivalent knowledge or experience.
  • Has Business Continuity Certificate
  • Further training or significant experience in project management, financial management or supporting change management processes


  • Masters Degree in EPRR



  • Minimum of five years successful experience in a NHS operational and staff management role or in a similar large scale public organisation and ideally a Category 1 responder.
  • Experience of working with multidisciplinary teams and ability to build and effectively lead a team
  • Experience of drafting briefing papers and correspondence at senior management team level.
  • Experience of dealing with complex and/ or sensitive information and unpredictable situations.


  • Experience of developing collaborative working relationships with colleagues in a wide range of external agencies.

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Able to lead a project within financial constraints and deliver to deadlines
  • Able to manage conflicting pressures and objectives
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good ICT skills (Microsoft Office), ability to review and manipulate databases.


  • Able to manage conflicting pressures and objectives

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust




W2 1NY

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