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Waste and Sustainability
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (required to participate on the on call rota)
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Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Employer type
walsall manor hospital
£31,365 - £37,890 pa
Salary period
18/05/2021 23:59

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Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Sustainability and Waste Manager

NHS AfC: Band 6

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The £170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading. Construction of the new integrated critical care unit was completed in 2018, extension of a Neonatal Unit and an approved plan to build a brand new, state of the art Emergency Department which will commence in 2021

We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.

We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts values to work as part of a team, being respectful, compassionate and professional. We are committed to investing in our workforce

Following our recent CQC visit the Trust was rated as outstanding for care and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plan to become an outstanding Trust by 2022

The work we do is highly rewarding, and in addition to an attractive salary, we offer a valuable range of benefits, including: salary sacrifice scheme; car leasing scheme; on-site staff accommodation (subject to availability); the ability to retain your NHS pension (where applicable) or the opportunity to join an alternative scheme; and the opportunity to develop and implement your expertise in an encouraging yet challenging environment

We would particularly welcome applications from people from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background and from people with a disability; these groups are currently under-represented at senior level, we value diversity within our Trust and are working to achieve equality in our recruitment.




The Estates and Facilities Team are looking to appoint a dynamic and influential individual to provide a professional and technical service to the Trust, concerning all matters relating to Sustainability & Carbon Management; Waste and Recyling.

The role will provide an opportunity to be involved in a wide range of duties to increase engagement in environmental programmes and support improved waste management through reduction, reuse and recycling projects.

You will be the champion for the trust in the delivery of a ‘net zero’ National Health Service and decarbonisation and the gatekeeper of our green plan. You will also lead our ‘bright ideas’ programme and play a key part in the Trusts Sustainability Group.

The successful candidate will ensure that the Trust complies with all relevant Legislation, Statutory Regulations and NHSie and Department of Health (DoH) recommendations relating to this role.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Andrew Hall
Job title
Care Group Manager for Facilities
Telephone number
01922 721172 ext 3082
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