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Thank you for your interest in working for St Barnabas House hospice in West Sussex. We have a range of jobs available at the hospice, or in our charity shops.
You can also view current job vacancies at Chestnut Tree House, our children’s hospice.
St Barnabas Hospices offers specialist palliative care through two hospices: St Barnabas House adult hospice in Worthing and Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice near Arundel in Sussex.
We are looking for a passionate Health & Safety Advisor to provide a professional, practical and comprehensive support service on all aspects of health and safety, from developing and delivering training to ensuring compliance with policies and legislation.
You will be responsible for ensuring a safe and secure working environment for our staff and all our visitors by driving best practice across our entire business by supporting managers in understanding and working to the parameters set out in the relevant policies and legislation.
Ensure all hospice premises are compliant with statutory duties. Undertake regular visits to all hospice premises and carry out formal audits as necessary Develop, plan and deliver regular training for all staff and volunteers (inc. Health & Safety induction, risk assessments, COSHH, manual handling). Provide Health and Safety and good practice advise to help support managers in ensuring compliance with relevant policies and legislation
Experience of working as a Health and Safety professional in the NHS or other Healthcare environment. NEBOSH diploma or similar level Health and Safety Qualification. Chartered Member of IOSH or working towards membership. Evidence of CPD. A Teaching qualification (desirable)
A full driving licence and own transport are essential for this post, as you will be required to travel to other sites within the organisation.
Interviews expected to take place in early February
An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in securing this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding.