Health, Safety & Facilities Lean

Health, Safety & Facilities Lean

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Built Environment

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  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lindsey Richardson

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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JOB TITLE: Health, Safety and Facilities Lead
REPORTING TO: Head of Health and Safety
AREA: Cambridge
Salary: £45000

This company is a vibrant, forward-thinking partnership of highly respected veterinary practices, comprising some of the best clinicians in the profession. They have over 50 veterinary practices in their family which are spread across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

They invest in quality practices who put patient care at the heart of everything they do. They are incredibly proud of each and every member of their diverse portfolio, from the UK's most respected small animal referral centres to their selection of high quality first opinion practices.

The role will involve partnering with the hospital / practice leadership teams, lead on the health, safety and facilities agenda including, property management, building maintenance, security and equipment maintenance to enable safe and efficient services to clients/customers and Associates. You will be in charge of facilities and all health and safety on site in Fulbourn.

  • Represent the Health, Safety and Facilities agenda ensuring integration and collaboration across all areas of the hospital in the pursuit of operational excellence and compliance.
  • Manage performance measures including maintenance, breakdowns, servicing, audits, third-party contracts, in line with contracts, SLA's and budget.
  • Input into hospital business plans, owning performance, quality and growth within your area of responsibilities i.e. H&S / facilities and supporting the wider team to deliver theirs.
  • Interface with stakeholders as required e.g. Finance Business Partner, Procurement, Central Property and Central H&S for technical support, implementing national policies and change projects.
  • Lead the H&S and facilities agenda
  • Teamwork, lead change programmes and collaborative leadership.
  • Promote, develop and establish a positive safety culture within the hospitals.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation and best practice.
  • Be a leader that focuses on personal and technical self-development as a role model for continuous improvement in others.
  • Work alongside and support the Health and Safety Advisors, in delivering the company H&S objectives as they relate to the relevant practices.

The successful candidate will have experience partnering with and influencing senior leadership teams in a professional environment. You will be able to demonstrate developing and coaching others whilst helping to build a changing culture. You will be process driven and be able to take the lead devising and implementing new programmes and improvements.

On offer to the successful candidate is a highly competitive base salary of up to £45,000 with the opportunity to join a stable, progressive and exciting business during very exciting times! This is one not to be missed so get in touch now!

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