Health & Safety Manager

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  • Career LevelEngineer
  • ExperienceExperienced
  • GenderFemale/Male
  • IndustryConstruction
  • QualificationsCertificate

Job Description

Health & Safety Manager 12 month Fixed Term Contract up to £45,000 + benefits Newcastle / North East

Your new company
We are delighted to be working with an executive public body organisation to recruit a Health & Safety and Wellbeing Manager for a minimum of 12 months. You will join a strong team, working with the Head of HR and the Executive Director Team regarding the organisations Health, Safety and Wellbeing policies and governance.

Your new role
Your role as Health & Safety Manager will be interesting and diverse as you work with the organisation to ‘return to normality’ and be ‘COVID secure’. This will involve the following areas of responsibility:

  • Overseeing Estates teams liaising and managing FM organisation that are employed.
  • Work with Exec Team to ensure that the organisation can return to normality and is COVID secure
  • Advising on H&S Governance
  • Presenting to and influencing Senior Leadership team regarding things like: PPE; risk assessments; safety at work.
  • Working to re-open the office safely and securely
  • Educating internal staff regarding new policies and procedures
  • Strong focus also on staff well-being (i.e. Mental Health Awareness)

What you’ll need to succeed
To be successful in this role, we are seeking a candidate who is an experienced H&S Manager with experience working in high-risk environments.
You will also hold the following skills & qualifications:

  • NEBOSH Diploma (or Level 6 equivalent)
  • A proven track record writing and implementing policies
  • The ability to liaise with all members of staff, and to influence senior leadership team regarding Health, Safety, Compliance and Governance issues.

You will also ideally have the following:

  • Chartered Member of IOSH OR another relevant professional body.
  • Experience with muscular-skeletal issues and carrying out workstation assessments
  • Well-being / Mental Health experience i.e. Mental Health First Aid

What you’ll get in return

  • Home & flexible work options are available
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • Laptop & Mobile

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