Senior Level
Sustainability Manager
City Health Care Partnership CIC

Salary: £46,400-£52,000 p/a

Closing Date: Sunday, 14 November 2021

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City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP CIC) is an independent, co-owned “for better profit” and co-owned Community Interest Company providing high quality local health and care services in Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire, Knowsley, and St Helens.

Our vision is to lead and inspire through excellence, compassion and expertise in all that we do and we are looking for exceptional people to work with us to provide the highest possible care to the people who use our services.

We deliver over 50 diverse services in community settings, helping to minimise the need for acute care in hospital. We employ around 2,400 people, which means we have lots of opportunities for progression and development; we recognise enthusiasm, innovation and dedication and are keen to give colleagues with these qualities a chance to shine.

We pride ourselves on providing high quality patient care and our core values of service and excellence, equality and diversity, creativity and innovation and co-operation and partnership help us to do this. We want people who join CHCP CIC to share these values, which are firmly rooted in our culture along with the seven Cs of care, compassion, competence, communication, courage, commitment and candour.

We can offer an excellent package of benefits, including becoming a shareholder in CHCP CIC (at a cost of only £1), giving you the chance to have a voice in your business.

CHCP’s mission, vision and values promote the organisation as being a respectful, inclusive and fair organisation where people love to come and work.  The Equality Vision links in very closely with this and follows the principles of FREDIE which stands for  Fair, Respect, Equality, Diverse, Inclusive and Engagement.  We are really keen not just to promote this culture but to believe in what we promote and act accordingly. Please click on this link to view the CHCP CIC FREDIE video clip 

At CHCP CIC we are committed to developing all of our staff and supporting them with training. Upon commencement of your role, we can support with your enrolment onto the Level 2 Functional Skills Maths & English course if you do not already have these qualifications to support with any future development. If this is something that you are interested in, please liaise with the learning team once a start date has been agreed.


CHCP CIC, where possible, will support staff to balance the varying and sometimes conflicting demands of work with personal life by offering the opportunity to work flexibly. It is recognised that providing flexible working arrangements allows employees to achieve a positive work life balance, which can result in improved recruitment, retention and attendance. This positively contributes to staff morale, employee wellbeing and therefore enhanced patient care.  If you would like to discuss the potential of flexible working before submitting an application for this role please contact the Recruiting Manager using the contact details assigned to this advert.

Job overview


We’re looking for a motivated and passionate energy, environment and sustainability manager to join our organisation.  You will take the lead on the development and delivery of sustainability across the CHCP Group. This is a really exciting role, in which you’ll be directly supporting the delivery of our climate ambitions which will be set out in our sustainability strategy.

The post holder will be responsible for developing and implementing the CHCP energy and sustainability strategy as well as helping drive sustainability throughout the full scope of CHCP services. You will also work closely with colleagues and external partners to help CHCP reach our energy and sustainability targets.


Main duties of the job


The ideal candidate will be passionate about sustainability, should have a solid understanding of Sustainability and the NHS Net Zero Agenda, excellent data analytical skills and a degree in an energy management/sustainability related subject. You'll also be comfortable sharing and presenting your ideas both internally and externally.

For further information or to discuss the role in more detail please contact either Gill Bovill, Head of Business and Contracts or Paul Hillary, Group Director of Finance and Resources


Working for our organisation


At CHCP, we’re passionate about people and we know that you are too, that’s why we’re here isn’t it? We recognise that high quality care is delivered by high quality professionals who are appreciated, respected and supported, which is why we want to give all our colleagues the chance to shine.

Work with us and you’ll be more than just a number. Our people are our shareholders and their thoughts and opinions are always heard; at CHCP you have a real voice. 

Compassion is at the heart of our business; we’re a team of nearly 2,500 colleagues who work together to deliver first-class healthcare to thousands of people living in Hull, and the East Riding. Local diversity demands diverse roles, that’s why we have vacancies to suit everybody. No matter your role at CHCP, we’ll support you to thrive.

As the 13th largest social enterprise in the UK, we’re pioneering the move towards independent service delivery. Join us on our journey and help us make history.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for the main responsiblities associated to the role.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent
  • Specialist Energy and Sustainability training or experience
Desirable criteria
  • Postgraduate qualification.


Essential criteria
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of UK legislation and NHS Sustainability agenda and other energy and environmental matters.
  • Effects of organisational impact on the environment
  • Good knowledge of project management principles
  • Budgetary and financial management skills for costing of projects and return on investments.
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working on NHS Sustainability Programmes


Essential criteria
  • Specialist knowledge of Sustainability procedures and practices
  • Theoretical knowledge of the National Sustainability agenda, including the requirements of the NHS Sustainability Agenda and NHS contractual requirements.
  • Track record of sustainability and energy management within a complex organisation
  • Undertaking energy conservation surveys and producing action plans to provide a sustainable way forward for service delivery.
  • Evidence of managing a team, developing skills and ensuring the team is productive
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of working with budgets.
  • Evidence of performance management and meeting challenging targets.

Our organisation is positive about employing people with disabilities. If you require your application in a different format please contact our Human Resources team as soon as possible.

If this role requires the successful candidate to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service Check, this check will form part of the recruitment process and the cost of the check will be recovered from the successful candidate upon commencement of the employment/new role. Please note that this check will be charged to you in four monthly instalments when you commence employment/start your new role with City Health Care Partnership CIC.

CHCP CIC employees have access to an excellent range of benefits; for further information, please click on the ‘staff benefits’ link.

Let us know if you need any extra support. If you would like this document in a different format, for example in easy read, large font or braille or if you have a disability, long term health condition by which you need to discuss adjustments please contact the Human Resources Team on 01482 236923 where we can support you through this.

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