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Water Safety/Legionella Compliance Manager

Job Description

Finegreen have an exciting opportunity to join an NHS organisation in London as the Water Safety/Legionella Compliance Manager.

The role will be based onsite, for an interim period of an initial 3 months, potential to be extended with an hourly rate of £34.86.

The post holder will be focused on ensuring the hospital's water system is maintained in a hygienic and safe state for the benefit of all our users in accordance with ACoP L8, HSG 274, Water Regulations and HTM04-01 guidelines.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Linking with IPC ensure an up-to-date Water Safety Plan is in place and complied with in the directorate and wider trust via awareness and training delivery;
  • Appointed Estates Responsible Person for Water in line with HTM 04;
  • Ensure other required water safety related appointments are in place – e.g., Capital Responsible Person Monitor records to ensure all assessments and routine periodic inspections are undertaken;
  • Undertake regular meetings with Contractors and other service providers as required to ensure a compliant service is being delivered;
  • Monitor PPM reports from FM software, contract KPI’s, feedback forms, etc to assure compliance and expedite any non-compliant exceptions;
  • Ensure appropriate monitoring systems are in place to track KPI’s, highlighting concerns and ensuring systems are in place to regularly report out;
  • Manage the requirements for the 'minimisation and control of legionella and other water borne diseases' as responsible person (water) and the Management of Water Distribution systems;
  • Monitor temperatures of domestic hot water and cold-water supplies to site and all activities required by legislation and HTMs. HTM04.01/L8, etc;
  • Lead on the establishment of a PPM schedule for all water systems;
  • Communicating and cascading relevant information, which may be contentious and/or complex to internal and external providers of services;
  • Evaluate complex information and provide reports thereon;
  • Ensure the efficient and safe operation of all estates plant, equipment and services including statutory inspections.
  • The ideal candidate will have:

  • HNC or equivalent water services related, or relevant experience and knowledge;
  • Understanding of HTM’s, statutory and compliance requirements;
  • Training on building services plant and equipment or Legionella training course;
  • Considerable relevant trade experience post qualification;
  • Able to maintain accurate and up to date records of repairs and maintenance in line with compliance regulations.
  • If you are interested in the role, please contact Kyle Hookway on 0161 416 6080 and send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate.