Health & Safety Manager

Agile working. Main office based in Leyland, Lancashire
£40,000 to £45,000 dependent on qualifications and experience
15 Nov 2016
Job Sector
Health & Safety
Contract Type
Full Time

As a leading provider of social housing, and a diverse range of associated services, the health and safety of our employees and tenants is key to all we do.

A challenging role that will involve working with colleagues Reporting to the Executive Director, Business Development, this is across and at all levels of, the organisation

You will ensure that the organisation is, and remains, compliant with regard to it’s statutory health and safety obligations, therefore you will have a thorough understanding of relevant legislation and sector best practice. Additionally you will provide appropriate technical advice, guidance and support on all health and safety issues, and lead on the implementation and continuous improvement of our health and safety management system. As such, the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues and partners is a pre-requisite

Ideally you will be a Chartered Safety Practitioner, you will hold the NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health, and you will have demonstrable experience of managing health and safety across a diverse organisation. You will also have experience in the development and delivery of health and safety training

Whilst prior experience of working in the social housing sector is not essential, a thorough knowledge of the foreseeable hazards and risks, along with appropriate control strategies, will provide a distinct advantage. A full driving licence, and access to a vehicle, is essential