An exciting opportunity for a Health and Safety Manager required working within the Public Sector on a temporary contract based in Middlesbrough.
Pay Rate £17.72 Per Hour
Manage the health and safety team to ensure the organisation is compliant with all relevant health and safety regulations and provide health and safety advice to enable managers to discharge their duties and provide a safe working environment for all staff and visitors.
Actively promote and support effective risk management, advising managers on action to be taken to discharge their responsibilities to comply with theHealth and Safety Policy and ensure sufficient health and safety training is made available to address business needs.
Work effectively with HR / Health and Safety Representatives, encouraging them to be pro-active and take a lead role in promoting good health and safety practices in their work area.
Investigate any RIDDOR reportable accidents or incidents, reporting findings and respond to major incidents, as appropriate, identifying any necessary actions.
Attend corporate meetings as required by the organisation, to provide regular and ‘ad hoc’ reports such as analysis of accident statistics and trends, updates on changes to health and safety legislation and regulations advising on the implications for the organisation and where applicable, specific service areas.
Coordinate the team undertaking annual Health and Safety programme of workplace inspections, monitoring that inspections and resultant reports are carried out in line with the programme and that any identified actions have been implemented.
In line with Middlesbrough Manager principles, through managers, promote the knowledge, understanding and implementation of Health and Safety matters, so that health and safety is an integral part of managers’ and employees’ roles.
In line with Middlesbrough Manager principles, develop accessible Public Sector policy and guidance for managers, in consultation with the Strategic Asset Manager, relating to Health and Safety matters in line with legislation and act as a ‘subject knowledge expert’ for the development of related Health and Safety toolkits and e-learning.
Experience and Qualifications
Experience of operating in a Public Sector/Commercial Environment
Member of IOSH
NEBOSH Diploma/NVQ5 in Occupational Health and Safety Practice