Health & Safety Manager

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Health & Safety
Estates, Property
£7.50 to £15.00 per hour
South West
South West England
02-02-2021 02:38 PM
An exciting new opportunity has arisen to work for a large healthcare organisation a Health & Safety Manager on an interim basis for a minimum of 3 months.

The post will be based in the South West working on a band 8a, the hourly rate will be: £34.65.

Provide leadership and expert guidance across the organisation, ensuring advice is delivered efficiently to fit for purpose and enhance patient care.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implement a strategy and policy framework that supports the organisation in meeting its legal and mandatory obligations
  • Advise and guide all areas for risk assessments, work with the risk management department and other groups who monitor compliance, policies and procedures;
  • Compile and regularly review all incidents and risks appertaining to the health & safety function and provide direction and guidance to the health & safety committee
  • Manage and maintain the COSHH coordinator and the COSHH system;
  • Monitor and co-ordinate all associated works ensuring compliance with relevant current legislation, NHS guidance, health and safety, COSHH, Food Hygiene standards and codes of practice;
  • Provide Health and Safety input into all new projects.

A successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working in an acute, community or mental health NHS Trust., with knowledge of NHS standard documents such as HTM’s/HBN’s;
  • Minimum of working 5 years in a health & safety related environment whereby H&S is their prime role;
  • IOSH Diploma, Chartered or Graduate level and membership of a related national body;
  • Knowledge of risk management or other national safety institutions;
  • Experience of using Datix or similar Database for reporting and analysis with a good understanding of Root Cause Analysis and other investigative techniques;
  • Working knowledge of current UK and European Health & Safety Legislation.

If you are interested in the above post/have the skill set, please do send a copy of your CV along with your availability/notice period to in the first instance.

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