Corporate Health & Safety Officer

Posted 11 months ago by Hays Health and Safety
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum + Generous benefits.
Sector Corporate HSE
Posted 11 months ago
Apply by Friday, 2 November 2018

A mobile role for a Corporate Health and Safety Officer to join a thriving local council, based in Eastleigh.

Your new company

My client are a thriving local council who have enjoyed considerable change over the past 2 years in a positive effort to improve their services. The future plans of the organisation are based around a commercial focus which has contributed to a turnover of more than £65 million last year.

The business have a proud record of success in their role as a community leader, delivering fantastic services and world class projects that residents and businesses value.

Your new role

As Corporate Health and Safety Officer, you will report to the Facilities Manager (with no direct reports). This is a varied, mobile role that will be based in Eastleigh (60%) with 40% work out on sites including: offices (organisation and customers), 2 theatres, 2 country parks, 2 sport centres, a community hub and a waste management facility.

The purpose of this role is to ensure a comprehensive, proactive and responsive service in all aspects of health, safety and welfare at work. You will ensure that the Council complies with appropriate legislation, regulations and professional standards in line with the Council's policies and procedures.

What you'll need to succeed

The successful candidate will be a driven person with a flexible approach who can influence many colleagues across various sites (and at different levels of the organisation). You must have worked in a similar Health and Safety role, with proven experience of accident investigation/reporting and being able to identify and develop training. A NEBOSH General Certificate is essential, but you will ideally have a Health and Safety Diploma too (or working towards). The organisation will support ongoing professional development to Diploma level for the right person.

What you'll get in return

An excellent opportunity to join a progressive local council who have enjoyed considerable change and modernisation over the past few years. You will also report to a supportive Facilities Manager who has a wealth of knowledge that you will benefit from.

£30,000-£35,000 (DOE), access to a pool car/mileage claimed to 45p/mile, free parking on all visited sites, 25 days holiday + BH's and pension matched to 6% by employer. You will also be provided with a mobile phone, laptop and internet dongle.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me today.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, or you know of a friend or colleague who might be interested, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.

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