Health and Safety Lead

Acorn Recruitment And Training
Swansea (Abertawe)
13 Apr 2019
12 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Health & Safety Lead
South Wales

As Health & Safety Lead, you will champion the H&S agenda, coordinate the H&S team and business systems to provide specialist advice across the business. Develop and maintain systems in accordance with relevant legislative and corporate requirements, you will ensure full compliance / continuous improvement in Safety Standards and the Health and Well being of the workforce.

Responsibilities will include:

*Developing and monitoring safe systems to ensure health & safety of employees / contractors / visitors
*Conducting risk assessments derived from EU / UK directives / regulations
*Investigating / reporting incidents complying with RIDDOR and corporate requirements, etc.
*Acting as contact for H&S Executive / local authority on occupational health and safety
*Managing contracts pertaining to supplies and services that support H&S initiatives
*Providing out of hours response to the site on H&S matters

To apply for the position, the minimum qualification required is a NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety although it is preferred if candidates have a NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety. We expect candidates to demonstrate full knowledge of current UK Occupational H&S Legislation (PUWER, LOLER, COSHH, CAR, RIDDOR etc.) Experience of managing asbestos in the workplace, ISO management systems and working in a COMAH environment would be ideal.

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate Vale's key leadership behaviours:

*Open & Transparent Dialogue
*Collaboration & Systematic Thinking
*Innovation & Adaptability
*Developing People for High Performance
*Meritocatric Decision Making Towards People

If you wish to be considered for the role, please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to Rachel Sheehy at Acorn Recruitment; by no later than Friday 5th April 2019.

If you have not been contacted by Friday 19th April 2019 unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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