Health and Safety Manager

Posted 4 months ago by States of Guernsey
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £48,182 - £50,905 per annum
Sector Corporate HSE
Posted 4 months ago
Apply by Sunday, 7 July 2019

If you're an experienced health and safety professional with excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for engaging and supporting others on a journey of continuous improvement you might be the perfect person to take on the role of Health and Safety Manager. 


This is an interesting, varied and rewarding post which offers an opportunity not only to deliver positive benefits for service users but also for personal and professional development. The scope of the role extends across all business units under the direct control of the Committee for Education, Sport & Culture, among which are schools, support services, museums, ancient monuments, a leisure centre and an archives service. You'll also be part of a group of committed and dedicated individuals working in this area across the States of Guernsey, so there are likely to be opportunities for cross-Committee working.


Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description


In order to work in Guernsey, you will be eligible for a Long Term Employment Permit.


Please click on the links below to find out more about living and working in Guernsey.


Living and Working in Guernsey


Getting to Know Guernsey


Relocation Directive 2018


Employment Permit Information


Contact: Jon Williams, Head of Resources or tel. 01481 733065.


We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this post.


Closing Date: 07 July 2019
Shortlisting Date: 09 July 2019
Interviews: 17/18th July 2019


Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role.  This should be in addition to any CV or cover letter supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met.  The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.


Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:


  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Occupational Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory, Enhanced, Disclosure and Barring Service Check with Barred Listing Check.  Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Right to Work document


Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and the postholder has demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.