The role of the Moving and Handling Advisor is to deliver expert moving and handling advice, which allows NHS Lanarkshire to deliver safe quality healthcare within the financial constraints of the service.

Development, implementation and maintenance of measures to achieve the objectives of NHS Lanarkshire’s Health and Safety Strategy in general, and the Moving and Handling Policy in particular.

Lead the provision and effectiveness of specialist moving and handling support by a combination of influence on standards and direction of devolved specialist services.

Provide NHS Lanarkshire with high calibre expert advice, guidance and policy infrastructure relative to moving and handling which facilitates its ability to respond and manage all related risks appropriately.

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Fiona Bryan, Moving and Handling Advisor on 01236 707 721.

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Jenna Maclarty, Recruitment Administrator on 01698 377 745.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.

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Employer details: NHS Lanarkshire