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Health & Safety Officer
- Reference: Estuary Housing Association
- Application closing date: 22 Jul 2019 12:00
As Health & Safety Officer, you can make a real difference by driving health & safety right to the heart of all that we do at Estuary. You will work with the Health & Safety team to lead the efficient and effective management of health and safety right across the Association, providing expert advice and guidance, and promoting a pragmatic approach to H&S issues.
We are looking for a positive, proactive and energetic person to drive awareness of H&S amongst staff and contractors over a wide range of activities which includes property management and repairs, statutory compliance, health and social care, and facilities management.
This is an active role in which you will carry out inspections, audits and risk assessments in our offices and supported housing site; as well as reviews of contractors’ on-site performance. You will also be carrying out reviews and investigations into incident and accident reports, making recommendations to prevent a reoccurrence and monitoring follow up actions. As the role requires regular travel, a full clean UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle are required.
You will need to have a Nebosh certificate (minimum) and have proven experience of delivering H&S. You must be IT literate and competent in Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Employment Type: Full time
- Hours: 35
- Pay: £32,000-£35,000 plus car allowance Annually
Safeguarding & Recruitment
Estuary is committed to safeguarding and practices safer recruitment standards and expects all staff to share the commitment to safeguarding children and people with care and support needs. The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
Equality & Diversity
At Estuary Housing Association we are committed to embedding equality and diversity at the heart of our work. We aim to be an inclusive organisation, where individual differences are respected, where staff, people who use services, as well as their families and carers, are treated with dignity and on the basis of their merits, abilities and needs, and where everyone has a fair opportunity to fulfil their potential without suffering discrimination or disadvantage.