Health & Safety Lead within a Healthcare environment - Horsham

Recruiter
Sussex Healthcare
Location
Horsham
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Health & Safety Lead within a Healthcare environmentResponsibilities:Provide expert advice and practical support to the business, ensuring compliance with the relevant regulations and guidance, for example, the CQC, West Sussex Council.Ensure compliance within the Homes with standards and processes through the development and completion of relevant audit, risk management and best practice tools.Work closely and collaboratively with others in applying appropriate and effective health and safety systems and procedures.Investigation of accidents/near misses, (especially within our Care Homes) providing written reports to include recommendations and where appropriate supporting remedial action to ensure legislative requirements are fulfilledPromote the principles of learning organisation, encouraging the sharing of best practice, policy and regulatiry frameworks and offering support and advice around procedures and systems.Operate within the context of the service priorities and principles of increasing user choice and control over the services they receive. These priorities focus on meeting the following care outcomes:Enhancing the quality of life for the people we supportEnsure that the people we support have a positive experience of care and supportEmbrace the programme of change necessary to embed and build on the Company's Quality Strategy.Person Specification:Must have previous experience within the Healthcare IndustryMust a Professional health and safety qualification, with sound knowledge of internal and external compliance practiceStrong interpersonal and written communication skills, and an ability to work with and influence people at all levels within the organisationTo be flexible in approach to workload so as to be responsive to issues as they ariseGood analytical skills and IT literateFull Driving Licence. Apply and join Sussex Healthcare!

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