Waste Officer Internal Applicants Only

INTERNAL ONLY TO NORTH CUMBRIA INTEGRATED CARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (NCIC) TRUST EMPLOYEES ONLY FORMALLY CUMBRIA PARTNERSHIP FOUNDATION TRUST & NORTH CUMBRIA UNVERSITY HOSPITALS

Waste Officer Band 5. Up to 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Estates and Facilities team, to assist the Trust in implementing the strategic NHSI 10 year plan for the management of clinical waste across the healthcare sector.

The Waste Officer role will cover all the properties within the Trust’s portfolio, including acute and community hospitals. The Waste Officer role is 37.5 hours per week, based at West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven (WCH) but will be expected to work at other locations.

Reporting to the Estates Officer – Specialist Services, the Waste Officer will provide technical guidance and support to the directorate, wards and departments.

The Trust will provide a twelve month preceptorship period for all newly registered healthcare professionals.

Healthcare Professionals returning to practice, moving into new roles or changing clinical environments, may access an agreed preceptorship period

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4.20 = deducted at £10.20 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 2 months.

Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4.20 = £15.20 deducted from 1st month salary and £11 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

Reference: 41269152

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