Health & Safety Officer

Posted 8 months ago by Lancashire Police
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £28,353 - £31,995
Sector Corporate HSE, Risk management
Posted 8 months ago
Apply by Friday, 5 July 2019

Lancashire Constabulary’s Human Resources Department is seeking a Health & Safety Officer to be based at Hutton Headquarters. 

The site is accessible by public transport and there is also free unlimited car parking on site.

The purpose of this role is to support the Senior Employee Relations Manager to ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislation and maintaining a safety culture in relation to operational policing and other Constabulary business as required, in order to minimise the risk of accidents, incidents and dangerous occurrences and the risk of prosecution and litigation.

You will be working as a team of three Health and Safety Officers providing a service across the Constabulary and your specific individual portfolio will oversee health and safety advice and support in relation to Facilities, Estates and Fleet.

All successful applicants will be subject to Vetting clearance.

Further details of the requirements and duties of the post can be found below on the candidate specification.

Applicants should note that there is a minimum UK residency criterion of three years for recruitment vetting purposes in line with national recommendations.

Please note if you have previously applied for positions with Lancashire Constabulary, there is a possibility your answers will be pre-populated. Therefore, please ensure you check your answers are relevant to the question.

Lancashire Constabulary aims to ensure that we appoint individuals from different backgrounds to reflect the communities we serve. The Equality Act 2010 allows us to promote equality within Lancashire Constabulary by adopting Positive Action to support people from under-represented groups. If you feel this relates to you, we can help and support you through the process from application, assessment to interview. Together we can break down barriers and build an inclusive workforce. Please contact the Workforce Representation Team if you have any questions: Email:

Lancashire’s Corporate Redeployment Panel has the right to pend or withdrawn any vacancy due to skills match. Skills matches are required in situations where individuals currently employed by the Constabulary are at risk of redundancy. Should you have applied for a vacancy that has been affected by this, you will be updated in due course.

In accordance with the Disability Confident scheme, applicants declaring a disability and meet the essential criteria as detailed on the application form and candidate specification will be guaranteed an interview.