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Safety & Emergency Planning Officer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Non-Clinical roles
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: From £29,000 - £36,000

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Safety & Emergency Planning Officer

Salary: £29,000 - £36,000

Location:  On-site Northampton: Northamptonshire

Full Time 37.5 hours a week

Are you looking for a more meaningful opportunity to add real value as a Health and Safety professional?

Firstly, a bit about us:

St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity providing specialist mental healthcare services. We work in partnership with a number of NHS, voluntary, educational and research organisations to deliver a range of specialist inpatient and community mental healthcare services, education and research that helps to improve the lives of people with complex mental health needs.

Purpose of Role:

This role is based on our Northampton site and is an exciting opportunity to be part of our Health and Safety and Emergency Planning team to co-ordinate and monitor emergency planning work and related activities including maintaining, updating, and auditing emergency planning policies and procedures to ensure compliance with legislation, standards, and guidance.

You will be supporting the Health and Safety Manager and working with operations teams across the Charity to ensure business continuity systems and plans are in place.  This will include supporting business impact assessments, business continuity plan development, co-ordination of training, communications, assessment, and testing.

St Andrew’s already has robust and effective plans and policies in place, and having achieved substantial compliance against the NHS EPRR Core Standards, you will be joining a successful and enthusiastic team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Practical applied knowledge and experience of working towards business objectives and goals with strong project management skills.
  • Be an effective member of the team, promoting a can-do attitude through a style of behaviour that is inclusive, open, and participative, with excellent communication skills.
  • Be a natural problem solver who seeks innovative customer and colleague-focused solutions to complex problems.
  • Have experience in operational roles including but not limited to, clinical services, health & safety, emergency planning, or estates & facilities.
  • Be competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Be a positive role model and actively promote the Charity vision and strategic aims, and values.

Reward and Benefits

We offer an excellent benefits package including: Pension; Sickness policy on par with the NHS; Access to the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts schemes; 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays), increasing to 41 after 10 years' service; Life cover; Electric Car lease scheme; Cycle to work scheme; Healthcare cash plan; Free parking; Paid DBS application; Access to free vocational qualifications. On-site facilities such as gym and swimming pool access and cafés all set within beautiful grounds.


We would love you to apply!