Posted 10 months ago by Dogs Trust
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Up to £30,000 per year + benefits
Sector Environmental Health & Safety
Posted 10 months ago
Apply by Tuesday, 19 February 2019



Up to £30,000 per year + benefits


Job Type

Hours per Week
35 Hours

Closing date
19 February 2019


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Health and Safety Officer to join our expanding Facilities team.

Dogs Trust is the UK’s largest dog welfare charity. We care for around 15,000 stray and abandoned dogs each year through our network of 21 rehoming centres across the UK and Ireland. We never destroy a healthy dog.

We are seeking a Health & Safety Officer to be responsible with the development and maintenance of high standards in Health & Safety policy and practice throughout Dogs Trust. As the successful candidate, you will conduct site visits, carrying out risk assessments and audits, ensuring timely implementation of improvement measures.  You will also be responsible with the H&S reporting system (Info Exchange), providing advice across departments and helping with any practical difficulties.  

Having experience in a previous hands-on facilities role, you will have working knowledge of health and safety legislation and good practice.  The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated, with a flexible but methodical approach to work and happy to work in a busy team environment.  You should have excellent communication skills, along with good organisational and interpersonal skills and competent in Microsoft Office software. 

A commitment to the aims and objectives of Dogs Trust, willingness to travel and a full manual driving licence are essential.

To apply for this position please click the APPLY NOW button. Our application process requires you complete an application form and a covering letter explaining your interest and suitability for the role.

Dogs Trust

Dogs Trust, formerly known as the National Canine Defence League, is an animal welfare charity and humane society in the United Kingdom which specialises in the well-being of dogs

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