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Food Safety Compliance Manager

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience £21.80 per hour + 12.07%
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Part Time
Are you a qualified food safety professional? Do you have proven experience in investigations and internal audits?

This could be the role for you!

You will need to plan the inspections for the eight hospitals to be completed over the required timeline and be flexible if circumstances change within the clinical, catering and retail areas.

The areas include approximately 10 cafe outlets and 68 kitchens. It includes: kitchens, pantry's, dining rooms, beverage kitchens, stores, chilled rooms, food prep rooms, kitchens on wards and caf's etc.

This role will be working on average one day a week, although a level of flexibility will be required.

This role is currently subject to banding.

Main duties of the job

Your role will include:
  • Using expert knowledge, inspect areas to ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory regulations, Trust policies and procedures including infection control, health and safety, fire regulations.
  • To be the food safety subject matter expert in terms of audit, inspection and risk assessment.
  • Supporting the visits of the Environmental Health Officers to eight hospitals by producing a robust process to achieve 5 star food hygiene ratings.
  • To develop and maintain an effective and accessible paper and electronic filing system and index of all protocols and procedures.
  • Opportunity to implement new processes and procedures within the role and department.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification



  • Managing Food Safety Level 4 qualification
  • Educated to a degree level in a food science-based subject


  • HACCP Level 3



  • Knowledge of risk assessments and health and safety.
  • Experience of working in a technical based food safety role in a production or retail background
  • Knowledge of a range of procedures and practices relating to management and provision of food services, safety regulations and staff management



  • Proven experience in investigations and internal audits with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard of accuracy is paramount

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)


Bristol Royal Infirmary

Upper Maudlin Street



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