Health & Safety Co-ordinator / Trainee

Location
Rochdale
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
12 May 2017
Closes
09 Jun 2017
Ref
00068541
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a fantastic opportunity for an H&S Co-ordinator/Trainee to develop and grow further key skills within a fast paced multi utilities environment on a permanent basis.

You will be working on behalf of a well-established multi utility organisation based in Milnrow, Rochdale with projects varying nationally in location, reporting directly to the H&S Manager, working closely within the H&S team.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:
- Assist the H&S Manager in the development & implementation of policies and procedures
- Assist in the development of the Health & Safety Management System in accordance with OHSAS 18001
- Carry out site safety inspections & audits producing informative reports
- Assist the H&S Team in the production of method statements and risk assessments
- Advise & support all employees of their statutory duties within their areas of responsibility
- Work closely with site personnel & the H&S Manager to investigate accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrence and near misses, identifying root causes and implementing recommendations for continual improvement
- Assist in the collation of evidence in accordance with associated external verifiers (ISO; NERS; WIRS; GIRS; CHAS etc)
- Continually review & update COSHH assessments
- Assist the H&S Manager in maintaining the Legal Compliance Register in line with industry requirements
- Delivering H&S inductions in-house and on site
- Collating & maintaining appropriate H&S records producing reports where required
- Pro-actively raise awareness of H&S throughout the organisation
- Undertake any other such duties deemed necessary within the department
- Provide input into the implementation of H&S business plan
- Communicate H&S matters / information internally

To be considered for the role you must have:

- Minimum NEBOSH Gen certificate or equivalent
- "A" level standard in Maths and English
- Previous utilities experience is essential in at least one of the following: Gas, Water, Elec with the ability to understand utility and construction drawings
- A good working knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental Regulations
- Experience managing or supporting in a H&S function
- Strong people skills, ability to engage at all organisational levels
- Highly organised with strong administration skills & excellent computer skills, minimum MS Office
- Driving licence, willing to undertake scheduled business travel nationally
- ISO 14001 & OHAS 18001 system experience
- Previous training experience as trainer or in a strong supporting role would be an advantage
- Able to work in a standalone role & as a member of the team
- Previous knowledge of WIRS, NERS, GIRS would be an advantage