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Health Safety & Security Manager

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic safety professional . You will have excellent organizational and communication skills, and be able to work autonomously as well as well as being an effective team member.

The Health, Safety and Security Manager is responsible for the design and continuous improvement of systems which help the Trust and its' managers maintain compliance with Health and Safety legislation and with the national agenda for risk management within the NHS.

You need to have a recognized qualification in Health and Safety. Qualifications will be supported by in-depth knowledge and demonstrable experience in a Health and Safety, governance or risk management role.

Main duties of the job

Develop Health and Safety Policies which ensure safety of staff, service-users and visitors and compliance with legal duties.

Monitor compliance with current health and safety legislation through routine inspections of Trust buildings, facilities, and equipment.

Undertake detailed, specialist and corporate risk assessments.

Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of risk reduction plans and provide appropriate advice to managers on further actions that might be required.

Investigate incidents and analyse incident data to identify causes, trends and mitigating actions.

Liaise with external agencies in response to incidents and enforcement action.

Audit Trust health and safety policies, ensuring effectiveness and compliance to current legislation and national healthcare priorities.

Design and deliver guidance and training to Trust managers to ensure they are competent to meet their duties.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Person Specification



  • Recognized H& S qualification
  • Employment in similar role for minimum 2y
  • Proven history of delivering main activities

Professional body


  • Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Women's Hospital

Mindelsohn Way


B15 2TG

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