Trust Air Quality Manager

  • Full Time
  • London
  • Salary: £52,643 - £58,558 p.a inc. HCA

Website GSTTnhs Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Guy’s and St Thomas’ is among the UK’s busiest and most successful NHS foundation trusts. We provide a full range of hospital and community services for people in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham, as well as specialist care for patients from further afield including cancer, renal, orthopaedic and cardiovascular services.Guy’s is home to the largest dental school in Europe and a £160 million Cancer Centre opened in 2016. As part of our commitment to provide care closer to home, in 2017 we also opened a cancer centre and a kidney treatment centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup. St Thomas’ has one of the largest critical care units in the UK and one of the busiest emergency departments in London. It is also home to Evelina London Children’s Hospital.Evelina London cares for local children in Lambeth and Southwark and provides specialist services across south east England including cardiac, renal and critical care services. We lead a number of specialist service networks aiming to ensure children are treated locally where possible, but have access to specialist expertise when they need it. Our community services include health visiting, school nursing and support for families of children with long-term conditions. The Duchess of Cambridge became the Patron of Evelina London in 2018.Our adult community services teams deliver care at the heart of the local communities we serve, working in partnership with GPs, local authorities and other healthcare and voluntary sector organisations. In 2019 we combined adult community services with acute medicine and therapy services to create Integrated Care, a new strategic business unit. Working with our partners in Lambeth and Southwark, we are focusing on new ways of working to improve care for local patients.We have a reputation for clinical excellence and high quality teaching and research. We are part of King’s Health Partners, one of eight accredited UK academic health sciences centres. In partnership with King’s College London we have dedicated clinical research facilities and a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre.Patients are at the heart of everything we do and we pride ourselves on ensuring the best possible patient experience as well as safe, high quality care. We are proud to have one of the lowest mortality rates in the NHS. Following a comprehensive Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection in 2019 we maintained our overall rating of ‘good’. Our adult community services achieved a rating of ‘outstanding’.

The commitment of our 18,050 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2019 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

We have one of the most ambitious capital investment programmes anywhere in the NHS.

Are you an experienced project manager with a keen interest in improving London air quality?

Are you looking for a meaningful job that will make a real difference to Londoners and our environment?

This NHS role, in partnership with Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, will help reduce London air pollution and its impacts on local people. The successful candidate will be joining us during an exciting time as we get a new sustainability strategy approved by the Trust Board and embark on initial stages of delivery.

You will have a budget to develop an air quality programme (identifying and implementing 3-4 key projects) that will feed into the Trust sustainability strategy. You will be required to:

  • Draw on existing air pollution data to understand air quality levels in and around the trust and changes over time.
  • Provide insight on the current level of awareness and concern of patients/staff about air quality.
  • Understand how the Trust’s operations, supply chain and employees currently contribute to air pollution.
  • Identify and implement key opportunity areas where the Trust could make changes to address air pollution.
  • Draft proposals to Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, the Trust and other funders.
  • Set up a network of Trust staff and develop senior level buy-in and ownership for a programme of work on air pollution.

The successful candidate will have specialist knowledge and experience of implementing air quality practices in the context of environmental and social responsibility, in a large complex organisation.

If you would like to be considered for our opportunity within our friendly and supportive team, please apply online.

Interviews will be held on 8th October 2020 via Microsoft Teams

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