Health and Safety Manager

  • Job Reference: 86914 FM
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Thorn Baker Facilities Management
  • Location: Lowfield Heath, West Sussex, England
  • Salary: £55,000
  • Sector: Health & Safety, Facilities / Estates Management, Other FM jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Health and Safety Manager - Facilities Management | 50,000 - 55,000 Plus benefits | 40hr week Mon - Fri

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a Leading Facilities Management company who are experiencing significant growth. The Health & Safety Manager is responsible for upholding health and safety standards And maintaining a positive culture towards behavioural safety at sites nationally. This role will include national travel, and you will have full autonomy on managing your diary. You will be the go-to person and will be manage all facilities duties by providing an efficient, well-maintained and safe working environment for employees and visitors by using best business practices.

Salary: 50,000 - 55,000

Private Healthcare

Company Sick Pay

Flex Benefits Scheme

Responsibilities:

- Undertake regular observation inspections and audits in keeping with an agreed programme in all operating regions and act and report accordingly.

- Investigate and report on incidents, dangerous occurrences, ill health, wellbeing concerns and near misses. Identify opportunities for improvement.

- Prepare and present leading and lagging indicator statistics relevant to the development of the safety strategy.

- Advise and assist site and office-based staff on all aspects of the Company's, Health & Safety Environmental and Energy Systems and procedures.

- Source, plan, and deliver training to employees to recognised/acceptable standards. - Assess competence of sub-contractors. - Contribute to the development of operating procedures and other aspects of the Safety, Health, Environmental and Energy Management Systems.

- Carry out risk, COSHH assessments and writing of method statements whilst ensuring compliance with H&S and legal obligations.

- Continuous Improvement of processes within Quality Management System

- Coordinate internal annual audits for site health & safety, catering, contractors, security and the IMS. The successful candidate:

- Relevant H&S, Certificate IOSH Managing Safely essential or equivalent qualification.

- Experience preferably in a health and safety/environmental/energy related role with the FM/Building Services Industry.

- Experience in delivering presentations/training sessions.

- Experience of health and safety, environmental, and energy management systems

- Auditing and Compliance experience

- Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office and Databases

- Outstanding communication both written and verbal across all levels of internal and external interface

Requirements:

A flexible approach to meet business and customer needs.

Ability to travel to sites in a geographical area with flexibility to travel across the UK and ROI.

Role requires occasional overnight stays.

Full UK driving licence.

lee.spiers@thornbaker.co.uk