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Waste Environmental Officer

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Mental health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job overview

Job Title : Waste Environmental Officer

Hours per week: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Band 5 (�28,407- �34,581 per annum)

Closing Date: 27th November 2023

Interview Date: TBC

This post may close early due to high numbers of applicationsso you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertiseand enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.


Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

To assist with the development of waste management and environmental services across the Trust. In conjunction with the General Manager Hotel Services, develop and encourage good practice in recycling and safe waste disposal. The post holder will be expected to advise on value for money initiatives around waste management and to assist on front line training on the safe disposal of clinical waste.

The post holder is required to interpret legislation and guidance in order to develop, and then implement or assist others with the implementation of corporate policies and procedures within the Hotel Services Department.

The post holder will be the a 'Technical Lead' for Waste Management and have day to day responsibility for ensuring that all sites which are under the management of the Trust for waste services are safe, secure and do not present any risk to any use of the services within the Trust.

The post holder will assist with the design and delivery of systems to support the analytical and reporting requirements waste management. This will include the development of electronic systems to facilitate data collection, storage and report/dashboard format.

The post-holder will be managerially accountable to the General Manager Hotel Services within the Support Services Division and will be responsible for defining standards, policy and strategy for the waste management and environmental service within the Trust

About us

Working For Your Organisation

Here at George Eliot our vision -to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate employees who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

eXcellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Benefits: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, on-site discounted gym, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You can find the duties and responsibilities detailed within the attached Job Description.

Person Specification

Experience and Knowledge


  • 2 years' experience in similar role or equivalent knowledge
  • Waste/Environmental experience


  • Experience gain in the NHS
  • Purchasing, negotiating waste and similar contracts.

Qualification and Professional Training


  • Diploma/Degree in Environmental technologies, Sciences or equivalent level
  • Associate Member of relevant Chartered Institute
  • Good standard of education

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to Plan and Prioritise
  • High numerical competence
  • High literacy competence
  • Presentation skills

Personal Qualities


  • Initiative and willingness to take responsibility
  • Self-Motivated
  • Ability to work within a changing environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Willingness to participate in continued professional development
  • Ability to demonstrate continued professional development



  • Passes Occupational Health Screening
  • Good presentation
  • Willingness to work out of normal working hours when necessary
  • Holds a current driving licence

Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust


George Eliot Hospital

College Street



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