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Waste Compliance Manager

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
£51,706 to £58,210 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Ensuring that the development and implementation of Waste management policies, procedures and systems are fully integrated with the UHB's policies, processes and values.

Ensuring the UHB is compliant with its statutory waste requirements and with national and local targets.

Lead in reviewing all waste services by benchmarking or other appropriate means to ensure the most efficient method of provision is implemented for all operational services.

Providing professional leadership and ensuring effective staff development across all disciplines.

Main duties of the job

To lead on the waste Strategy and assist on the wider Facilities Management Strategy which supports the delivery of the Capital, Estates and Facilities Service Board operational objectives and supports the overall Clinical strategies and operational objectives of the UHB.

To lead on the Waste Management Strategy which supports the delivery of the Capital, Estates and Facilities Service Board operational objectives and supports the overall Clinical strategies and operational objectives of the UHB.

To develop, implement and maintain effective quality and safety plans to ensure that the Service Board provides high quality safe services designed to meet the needs of all patients.

To deliver effective financial management and reporting plans which ensures that all resources and transactions are conducted with probity and in accordance with approved policy.

As a senior manager contribute to the development of the strategic direction of the Service Board.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 17,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving over 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services. Together we are committed to improving health outcomes for everyone, delivering excellent care and support.

Our mission is Living Well, Caring Well, Working Together, and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. Our 10-year transformation and improvement strategy, Shaping Our Future Wellbeing, is our chance to work collaboratively with the public and our workforce to make our health board more sustainable for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities


Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has an important job to do. What we do matters because its our job to care for people and keep them well. We all want to do this to the best of our abilities but we know that good intentions are not always enough.

At Cardiff and Vale University Health Board our values and example behaviors are:

We care about the people we serve and the people we work with

Treat people as you would like to be treated and always with compassion

We trust and respect one another

Look for feedback from others on how you are doing and strive for better ways of doing things

We take personal responsibility

Be enthusiastic and take responsibility for what you do.

We treat people with kindness

Thank people, celebrate success and when things go wrong ask what can I learn?

We act with integrity

Never let structures get in the way of doing the right thing.

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • Masters Degree or equivalent level of experience in the specialist areas of waste and facilities
  • IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent qualification and experience.


  • NEBOSH General Certificate.
  • Chartered membership of a recognised professional institution



  • Development and implementation of Waste strategies/policies within a complex organisation.
  • Responsibility for the development, implementation and management of diverse and intricate Waste projects


  • Experience of liaising with multidisciplinary staff in a large organisation.

knowledge and skills


  • Specialist Knowledge, skills and experience in the following areas: ?Managing Change within a service ? Highly Competent in the use of information Management and the Microsoft Office suit of programmes tools and techniques. ?Analytical / audit skills and experience of its use in option appraisal/ service planning ?Problem solving skills, utilising complex information to identify solutions
  • The ability to conceive and develop innovative ideas into practical working solutions


  • Effective stakeholder management
  • Negotiating with staff, construction professionals, contractor and suppliers to achieve desirable or planned outcomes

Personal qualities


  • Leadership and influencing skills ?Motivational and organisational skills ?Managing conflict within service priorities and staff ?Ability to develop and maintain effective multidisciplinary working relationships, particularly during change
  • Ability to work well under pressure


  • Ability to communicate highly complex information in a hostile environment, of a sensitive or contentious nature
  • Ability to persuade and encourage others



  • Self confident and emotionally resilient


  • Commitment towards career development and progression

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park,


CF14 4XW

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