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Risk Manager

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Do you have a strong understanding of risk management frameworks and methodologies? Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field? Are you able to work autonomously and collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team?

This may be the role for you!

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Risk Manager on a fixed term basis to autonomously provide concise, timely, impartial, and expert advice, guidance, and support to E& F divisional managers and staff across all trust sites.

The ideal candidate will ensure the effectiveness of the Trust's risk and incident management arrangements and oversee risk reduction to promote a culture of safety and efficiency within the organization.

Main duties of the job

Your role will include:
  • To develop, implement, monitor, and review the divisional risk management framework and processes, in line with the Trust risk management policy, best practice (Orange Book, IRM guidance, ISO 31000, etc.) and NHS guidance.
  • Support on the investigation and reporting on risk incidents and near misses, and identify opportunities for learning and improvement. To present investigation reports at divisional level.
  • You will have responsibility for budgetary compliance of annual capital budget across risk and health and safety.
  • Line management of Health and Safety Adviser including undertaking of appraisal.

In return, you will receive:-
  • A competitive starting salary and unsocial enhancements
  • Access to a raft of national and local discount schemes including shopping, holidays and insurance
  • An industry leading pension where your employer pays in 20.6% of your annual salary!
  • 27+8 days annual leave per year

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



  • A degree in Risk Management or a related professional
  • Level 3 Award in Adult Education or specialist knowledge within the field
  • Membership of professional risk body
  • Professional certifications in Risk Management (Level 5) , such as Institute of Risk Management



  • Experience of conducting complex risk assessments
  • Experience of designing, delivering and evaluating training
  • Comprehensive understanding of risk management principles and practices
  • Experience of developing and implementing risk management frameworks and processes

Skills and Abilities


  • Proven knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and best practice
  • Ability to develop improvement plans and track outputs
  • Ability to undertake on-site surveys with stakeholders to identify and mitigate risks
  • Solid knowledge and skills using Microsoft 365

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)


Bristol Royal Infirmary

Upper Maudlin Street



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