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Resilience Manager

Band 8a

Main area
Band 8a
18.75 hours per week
Job ref
£40,428 to £48,514 gross per annum/pro rata
25/02/2018 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to appoint a Resilience Manager within the Governance department of a large multi-site mental health Trust.

The role holder will be required to provide comprehensive and robust support in all aspects of Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR). You will provide assurance to internal and external stakeholders that the Trust is compliant with the Civil Contingency Act 2004, Health and Social Care Act 2012 as applicable to EPRR, NHS England Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response Framework, Department of Health EPRR guidance and other NHS requirements.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills, who has an Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response qualification and is confident in taking the lead on projects, training, exercising and planning. Experience in a similar senior role within the NHS will be an advantage.


Interview date to be confirmed

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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 (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Please contact Michael Lozano, Patient Safety Lead, on 01603 421914.

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421222