health and safety officer

Health and Safety Officer

Health and Safety Officer

Stockport, Greater Manchester


Up to £41,000 + 10% car allowance

Hamilton Woods Associates have been engaged on an exclusive basis by a social housing provider in Stockport, Greater Manchester, for a permanent Health and Safety Officer. The main purpose of the role is to support Managers to achieve compliance and contribute to the review and improvement of Health and Safety practices where necessary.

Responsibilities of the Health and Safety Officer includes:

  • Supporting managers to implement and comply with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other relevant safety legislation
  • Coaching managers by advising on the production of risk assessments and safe systems of work, and ensuring they are in line with current legislation
  • Undertaking H&S compliance audits and site inspections in line with agree programmes of work
  • Engaging with a variety of stakeholders across the business to improve H&S culture and behaviours
  • Supporting the development and delivery of a range of in-house health and safety training
  • Making recommendations and interpreting corporate policy decisions to ensure legislative compliance
  • Conducting safety audits and inspections of compliance documentation and work premises
  • Reviewing accidents, incidents and near misses to ensure appropriate management investigation has been completed

Requirements of the Health and Safety Officer includes:

  • In depth knowledge of health and safety law
  • Minimum of NEBOSH certificate or equivalent in occupational health and safety or higher
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Excellent presentation, coaching, facilitation and influencing skills

Benefits of working for the organisation includes:

  • 26 days annual leave (rising to 28 days after 5 years of service)
  • Access to social housing pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Flexible working
  • Access to learning and development opportunities

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Bethan Hall – Associate Director at Hamilton Woods on 01509 276158 or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing the job ID number. Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, it is regrettable that we cannot reply to everyone with feedback directly and please