Health & Safety Officer

Posted 10 months ago by Hays Health and Safety
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £23000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits.
Sector Corporate HSE
Posted 10 months ago
Apply by Wednesday, 21 November 2018

An organised Health & Safety Officer to join a leading bus operator in the South, based in Eastleigh.

Your new company

My client are an established, award-winning bus operator in the south, with core brands that cover Bournemouth, Salisbury, Southampton and the Isle of Wight. Their network of comprehensive services also stretch across the wider, rural parts of Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire. The business operate a fleet of over 800 buses which run on over 135 bus routes, covering both regular local and seasonal tourist routes. The portfolio of buses within the group are locally branded to give local identity to the towns they operate in.

The company employ nearly 2,000 staff, enjoy excellent business relationships with local universities and work well with the communities that they operate in.

Your new role

As one of 2 Health and Safety Officers, you will report to the Health, Safety and Risk Manager (no direct reports). Working hours: 40/week, Monday-Friday (1 hour lunch). This is a varied, mobile role that will offer both office and site-based working. The client are flexible on your base location: either Eastleigh, Swindon or Salisbury. You must have a Full UK Driving Licence and access to your own vehicle, mileage can be claimed at 45p/mile.

Key purpose: to ensure that the Company meets its legal and moral responsibilities to the safety of its employees and that the requirements of current legislation are adhered to.

Please note that you might be required to work outside of normal working hours in case of an emergency or accident (rare occasions).

What you'll need to succeed

The ideal candidate will be an adaptable person, able to work well on their own initiative and under instruction and possess excellent organisational/communication skills.

A background in a similar Health and Safety role within a bus/coach operator will be an advantage, but the client are flexible on industry. You must hold a NEBOSH General Certificate or be a Technical Member of IOSH.

What you'll get in return

This is a rare opportunity to join an established business that enjoy a great reputation in the local area. You will have good support from another Health and Safety Officer and the Health, Safety and Risk Manager.

You will be offered between £23,000-£30,000 (DOE), 25 days holiday + BH's, pension, free travel on all buses/routes, Cycle to Work Scheme and mileage claimed back to 45p/mile.

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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