Grade VIII Quality, Safety & Risk Manager

wexford
Servisource € 73209.0 - 88298.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
€ 73209.0 - 88298.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
20 Jan 2023
Closes
17 Jul 2023

Job Description

Job Specification / Role Outline

Operational Management

· Promote a positive safety and health culture in the Wexford General Hospital and assists management and duty holders in securing the effective implementation of the safety and health policy.

· Co-ordinate the development of plans for areas of responsibility that contribute to achieving objectives set out in the Service Plan.

· To lead out and ensure adherence to pandemic protocol is achieved by ensuring Line Managers and Employees are following regulations / precautions issued by the HSE and National Authorities.

· Support management and duty holders in ensuring a proactive and systematic approach to managing health and safety.

· Issue recommendations on control measures to reduce adverse effects on the health, safety and wellbeing of staff, service users, visitors, and members of the public. · Assist management and duty holders in ensuring the management of health & safety in the Wexford General Hospital meets with the overall objectives of HSE Corporate and legislation.

· Provide cross cover within the health and safety function as required.

· Manage National Key Performance Indicators for example:

o Collect (from local responsible persons/managers/line managers at all levels), collate and report key performance indicator data to the Wexford General Hospital, and local management teams, local health and safety committee, quality and safety committee etc.

o Ensure the efficient administration of Health & Safety data collection.

o Develop expertise in information databases.

o Analyse and trend internal & external data including reviews / incidents / risk / quality indicators / quality improvement action plans / national quality improvements & audits in preparation for periodic KPI and other corporate reports as applicable.

 

Work with the Covid Response team to

· Ensure areas of non-compliance are escalated to an agreed Senior Manager.

· Ensure an employee contact log is maintained.

· Ensure emergency plans and first aid procedures are reviewed and updated.

· Appoint a Lead Worker Representative

· Provide the LWR(s) with information and training in relation to their role.

· Ensure LWR(s) receives induction prior to their return to the workplace.

· Consult with the LWR(s) and Safety Representative(s) on the implementation of control measures.

· Agree a means of regular communication with the LWR(s).

· Agree with the LWR(s) the type and frequency of COVID-19 inspections.

 

Training

· Promote local awareness regarding the need for training and supports available both locally and nationally.

· The Health and Safety officer in collaboration with Human Resources will identify short comings in mandatory training.

· Will co-ordinate and assist in conjunction with Human Resources in the delivery of Health and Safety training.

· Co-ordinate training at local level including booking training sessions and providing local assistance to responsible persons in the training booking process.

· Undertake a Training Needs Assessment (TNA) and provide operational assistance on the TNA process to responsible persons.

· Ensure training records are maintained within each local area.

· Deliver training programmes as required.

· Lead on local audit data from responsible persons and report on performance to the Wexford General Hospital Management Team, National Health and Safety Division as required. · In relation to standards, policies, procedures and legislation:

· Maintain and develop competency in national standards from regulatory and legal bodies e.g. The Health & Safety Authority and HIQA.

· Provide support to the Wexford General Hospital Management Team in the development of operational health and safety protocols

 

Corporate Governance

· Establish and maintain Corporate Governance procedures, to ensure that the Wexford General Hospital Management Team are accurately appraised on the management of health and safety in the Wexford General Hospital.

· Provide guidance to all Wexford General Hospital managers and staff and contribute to the development of corporate policy and decision making activity.

· Respond to changes in legislation and national policy in relation to health and safety and develop Wexford General Hospital Policies, Procedures and Guidelines (PPPG) as appropriate to ensure compliance and implementation.

· Establish systems to allow for appropriate organisational responses to national

Ref: JO-2301-507632

Job Details

Grade VIII Quality, Safety & Risk Manager

wexfordd Servisource
Pay
€ 73209.0 - 88298.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
20 Jan 2023
Type
Permanent
Closes
17 Jul 2023

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