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Compliance Officer

  • Job
    Mid Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Manchester


  • Education & Qualifications:
  • Essential criteria:
  • Foundation Degree/Higher national diploma (HND)/NVQ level 5 or equivalent or significant experience in a healthcare environment
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Desirable criteria
  • Member of a professional institute (IHEEM, IWFM, CMI etc.)
  • Knowledge:
  • knowledge and understanding of Health Technical Memorandums (HTMs) requirements.
  • Experience:
  • Ability to analyse highly complex and sensitive information.
  • Be able to create and utilise software to input and analyse data and produce ad hoc reports.
  • Proven experience in office systems, with advanced use of Microsoft Office, i.e. MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel.
  • Experience of providing training on the use of electronic systems
  • Desirable criteria:
  • Previous NHS experience
  • Essential criteria:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively with a wide range of people from different backgrounds at all levels of seniority.
  • Proven standard of word processing skills, with a high standard of presentation and accuracy.


  • To work flexibly across the Estates & Facilities Directorate in any aspect of Compliance, Risk and Governance.
  • Support a variety of project work in the collation and validation of associated evidence; e.g. coordination of the Premises Assurance Model (PAM) documentation, Hard FM safety groups, Estate and Facilities Alerts, Audits, Hard FM site operational plans, Risk Register etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the audit trackers are current and accurate.
  • To work closely with members of the E&F Senior Management Team (SMT) to assist in improving the quality and compliance of Estates & Facilities service delivery.
  • Carry out audits and monitoring of Estates and Facilities services, supporting the various teams as required.
  • Collate and analyse data, support with reporting on Compliance, Risk and Governance topics.
  • To assist in the delivery of training to Trust staff and E&F colleagues in the use and management of compliance systems and online applications.
  • Provide administrative support to the annual Patient Lead Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE)

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Mission & Purpose

We run Stepping Hill Hospital, and other specialist centres, as well as community health services for Stockport. You can find telephone details of wards,  our services and view our main hospitals and community centres. Our stroke services have been officially ranked as the best in England – and urology and orthopaedic  services at Stepping Hill Hospital are highly-rated nationally. You can read our  Stockport NHS Foundation Trust - Strategy - 2020-25  for our plans over the next five years. Read our Stockport NHS Foundation Trust corporate brochure 2019-20  for an overview of our organisation.  https://www.instagram.com/stockportnhs/https://www.instagram.com/stockportnhs/You can also explore a selection of our services by viewing our virtual tours. We are no ordinary trust. We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers. We are an integrated provider of acute hospital and community services to the people of Stockport, as well serving the populations of East Cheshire and the High Peak in North Derbyshire. We offer a number of specialist services and play a key partnership role with Greater Manchester, Stockport and East Cheshire. With an annual budget of around £300 million we provide healthcare for residents in Stockport, East Cheshire and North Derbyshire as well as patients we treat from other boroughs in Greater Manchester who choose our services. Stepping Hill Hospital first opened in 1905 and was a military hospital during the first World War. We now employ over 5,000 staff and were one of the first NHS trusts in the country to achieve foundation trust status in 2004. We are a specialist `hub` centre for emergency and high risk general surgery, one of only four in Greater Manchester and covering the South East sector of our region. Overall responsibility for delivering services rests with the Board of Directors. We are fully committed to being transparent and implementing the principles of Being Open and Honest.