Health & Safety Coordinator

Posted 3 months ago by Hays Health and Safety
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £34000 - £35000 per annum
Sector Public Sector
Posted 3 months ago
Apply by Friday, 20 September 2019

Housing provider in London looking for Health & Safety Coordinator to join their Central Team

Your new company
This Housing provider based in London has a range of buildings focused in the East London area which they require a Health & Safety Coordinator to work alongside the central safety team in ensuring that both offices, estates, housing and community centres are fully compliant in regards to Health & Safety. This organisation is committed to ensuring that it's staff, residents and any visitors all have a safe environment to work and live.

Your new role
Reporting into the Assistant Director of H&S you will assisting and managing arrangements for the Health & safety of their portfolio. This could include any of the following:

  • Maintaining compliance documents in line with current legislation
  • Reviewing and updating health & safety policies and procedures ensuring they remain fit for purpose
  • Reviewing accident and near miss reports and helping departments learn from mistakes and mitigate future risks
  • Maintain records for accident and incident reporting, health & safety training, risk assessment reports etc...
  • Organise and attend Health & Safety Groups & Committee's
  • Assess, create and deliver appropriate training for managers and staff
  • Lead in the delivery of the health & safety induction programme
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory matters including electrical safety, work at height, work equipment, manual handling, COSHH, first-aid etc...
  • Complete DSE Risk Assessments
  • and more...

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful my client is looking for someone either with a Health & Safety Degree or who has taken the NEBOSH Certificate and is working towards GradIOSH. You will need to be confident using a variety of computer programmes, be able to work independently and off your own initiative and be able to build strong and effective relationships. You will need some practical experience within a health & safety role and be able to undertake general health & safety risk assessments and deliver training as a minimum.

What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a generous starting salary of £34,000 plus a host of public sector benefits.

What you need to do now
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