Health & Safety Officer (Part-time)

Posted 2 months ago by Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £24,933-£28,339 (pro rata) plus 7% pension and flexible working
Sector Environmental Health & Safety
Posted 2 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 7 November 2019

This role helps to protect local wildlife by ensuring that the Trust has the resources to care for wild places and connect people with their local wildlife.

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is the leading local charity working to create a Living Landscape rich in wildlife, for everyone. We are supported by over 22,000 members and, with a network of volunteers, we care for the beautiful wild places of Hertfordshire and Middlesex.

We aim to inspire people to care about wildlife and to help give it a better future. As part of the national federation of 46 Wildlife Trusts, our influence is far-reaching and we play a vital role in standing up for wildlife.

Our staff team is enthusiastic, friendly and committed to wildlife conservation and exemplifies our values of professionalism, valuing contributions by others and continually striving to improve.

The Health & Safety Officer plays a pivotal role in the Trust, providing advice, support and training to staff and volunteers. They coordinate health and safety across the Trust, keep policy and practice up to date with legislation and best practice, and encourage a culture of good health and safety practice. The Officer supports the Trust’s Health & Safety Committee and has a leading role in Safeguarding for the Trust.

We are looking for someone who has excellent organisational and communication skills, with a friendly approach and great attention to detail, together with an interest in what we do. The successful candidate will be fully conversant with MS Office, and ideally hold, or be working towards, a health and safety qualification such as NEBOSH or similar.

The Trust can offer flexible working as well as other benefits such as salary sacrifice schemes. The Trust’s offices are based on the edge of the Verulamium Park on the outskirts of St Albans.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Thursday 7th November.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 26th November.

For more information, and to apply, please download an Application Pack.