Health and Safety General Compliance Manager

Places for People Homes
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting new opportunity is available to come and join our Places for People Landscapes division as a Health and Safety General Compliance Manager, working from the brand new Brindle office (Chorley).

What your role will be

You will report directly to the Business Improvement Manager and will be expected to manage the Health and Safety for the Landscapes division, working closely with the group Health and Safety team reviewing current policies and procedures and implementing them within the team. You will be the main point of contact for all Health and Safety queries and questions for the team and will be required to train the staff team on current legislation and general training courses for e.g. moving and handling in the work place.

You will undertake health and safety spot checks and perform risks assessments at different sites, this will require occasional travel up and down the UK (a full driving licence will be required). You will carry out audits to ensure compliance with the company’s policies and procedures and on a monthly basis you will feedback your findings in a managers meeting.

PLEASE NOTE: Interviews will be held on 15th January for this position.

Your background

To be successful within this position you will have Health and Safety Compliance experience, ideally in the Landscaping sector. You must also hold a NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent qualification) qualifying for CMIOSH status

You will need to be an excellent communicator and have the ability to challenge people in what could be testing situations. Being highly pragmatic is a character feature that tends to be successful in this role.

What we offer you

We recognise that people want to develop their own skills, at Places for People Landscapes, we are committed to ‘growing our own’ this means we develop current staff members, up-skilling and assisting with all the necessary steps to move up the Landscapes career ladder. As well as career development we can offer the security of being part of a large organisation with guaranteed work.

We also reward our employees with numerous benefits and perks relating to your health and wellbeing here are some of the benefits that we offer:

  • Interest Free Loans
  • Free Places gym membership
  • Kitchen deals (save up to 70%)
  • Discounts on Electrical Appliances, and Boilers
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Eye Care vouchers
  • Discounts on High Street Vouchers
  • Car Leasing deals (taken in salary sacrifice)

About us

Places for People Landscapes provides specialist grounds maintenance services, internal cleaning, health and safety auditing and tree maintenance service to clients across the UK. With over 30 years’ experience and a successful track record of partnership working, Places for People Landscapes has the experience and skill to deliver services to the highest standard. As part of the Places for People Group, one of the UK’s largest landlords, we understand the challenges of managing estates and neighbourhoods, ensuring the safety of customers and creating and maintaining usable green spaces.

What’s next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 897515.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

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