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Sustainability Lead

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Main area
Strategy & Transformation
NHS AfC: Band 8a
  • Full time
  • Home or remote working
37.5 hours per week
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Russells Hall Hospital
£47,126 - £53,219 per annum
Salary period
27/05/2022 23:59

Job overview

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust is committed to playing its part in delivering a net zero NHS.   We are looking for someone who can work collaboratively with others to achieve our sustainability goals.  If you have experience of managing projects and an appetite to do more to make our Green Plan a success, we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead person responsible for developing, managing and measuring the impact of the Trust’s Green Plan
  • Embed sustainability into the way in which the Trust operates and delivers services
  • Collaborate with partners inside the NHS and beyond to further the Trust’s sustainability goals
  • Develop systems and processes to enable the trust to measure and demonstrate performance, striving to exceed local and national targets

Working for our organisation

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of “excellent health care, improved health for all”.  We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as BAME, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

 We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Educated to masters level or equivalent level of experience working at a senior level in a specialist area
Desirable criteria
  • Project management qualification


Essential criteria
  • Have an understanding of the current sustainability agenda within the NHS and carbon management issues


Essential criteria
  • Significant experience of sustainable development, energy and environmental management ideally within a health care environment
  • Experience of building effective cross functional working relationships to drive organisational agenda


Essential criteria
  • Able to analyse, interpret and present complex information from a variety of sources

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in People: GoldMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveDisability confident leaderStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.Armed Forces Covenant Bronze AwardENEI Silver Standard 2021

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ian Chadwell
Job title
Senior Strategy Development Lead
Email address
Telephone number
01384 456111
Additional information

Ext 3110