Head of Health, Safety and Clinical Risk

The Finegreen Group
14 May 2019
11 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to assist a large NHS organisation, in cementing their Health, Safety and Clinical Risk agenda cross directorially. The role is likely to be 3 to 6 months in duration.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Bring together the cross-directorate functions of Health & Safety and Clinical Risk to ensure seamless and collaborative working;
  • Oversee the delivery of a organisational wide Health, Safety and Clinical Risk improvement plan and supporting associated KPIs;
  • Lead the strategic development of systems and processes in the area of health, safety and
  • clinical risk for the organisation;
  • Support the delivery of the organisations strategic vision, corporate objectives, statutory requirements and other key deliverables;
  • Ensure that Health, Safety and Clinical Risk is at the heart of the Organisation, contributing to a positive and strong safety culture;
  • Advise the Executive Director of Nursing and Quality, Estates Directorate and Trust Board on perceived concerns, and advise on appropriate management action;
  • Responsible for the management of the Trust's Health and Safety function and promote a safe and healthy working environment within the Trust;
  • Providing inspirational leadership and promoting a positive and strong safety culture;
  • Advising the Executive Directors and Senior Management Team of perceived concerns and actions required;
  • Acting as the Lead Specialist in relation to regulation, policy, systems, processes and training in relation to Health, Safety and Clinical Risk.
A successful candidate will have:
  • A Member of Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (CMIOSH), or equivalent Health and Safety professional qualifications;
  • Minimum 3 years' experience of working in a senior health and safety/clinical risk advisory post in a complex health setting, preferably NHS;
  • Understanding of systems utilised in the NHS related to Health, Safety and Risk Management.

If you would like more information on this opportunity please contact Ria Healy on or email