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This is an exciting new role and a great opportunity for an experienced and committed health and safety professional to contribute to the development of health and safety at the Hospice. The post-holder will provide advice, guidance and support to managers in all aspects of health and safety. They will assist with training and development in their subject area for staff and volunteers. If you have a passion for health and safety, and would like to help make a real difference to our staff and volunteers, then we would love to hear from you.

The successful candidate will have a diploma level qualification in health and safety and experience of working in an advisory role. They will have extensive and in-depth knowledge of health and safety legislation.

The role is temporary for one year, with a possibility of it becoming permanent.

St Cuthbert’s Hospice is situated on the outskirts of Durham in beautiful surroundings. We provide free care and support to people with life-limiting illnesses, people approaching the end of life and people that are bereaved. We are highly regarded for our quality of care and were the first Adult Hospice in the UK to be graded ‘outstanding’ by CQC. We have a workforce of 100 staff and almost 400 volunteers.
We are committed to making St Cuthbert’s Hospice a great place to work. We offer flexible working, an EAP for employees and family, a workplace pension, free on-site parking and 33 days of paid annual leave.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Judith Weston, Head of Enabling Services – on 0191 3746173.

Closing date for applications: 15th July 2022. Interviews: TBC If you have not heard from us by 22nd July 2022 please assume you have not been shortlisted.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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