Health and Safety Manager

General description

About the opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity for an individual looking to make a real difference to the lives of staff and communities across Wales. Reporting to the Head of People Services you will play a key role in supporting the business and staff within a charitable housing association that provides accommodation and support to women, men, their children and young people across Wales.

What will you be doing?
Based from our Head Office in Carmarthen you will provide strategic and dynamic leadership on all matters relating to health and safety for the Association and act as a duly appointed competent person for health and safety purposes. We are passionate about building and maintaining a positive safety culture for the benefit of our staff and customers, which is what this role is all about.
Supported by the Head of People Services, you will develop and manage arrangements for identifying, documenting, assessing, controlling health and embedding safety across the Association. Our approach to managing and delivering services is to put our people at the centre of what we do, ensuring that our values are not compromised, even in the toughest of situations. Our values are important to us and they drive the way we behave.

Who are we looking for?
To succeed in this role: You will have a genuine passion and interest in what we do as an organisation and in Health and Safety as a profession. You will have a recognised health and safety qualification, such as NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety and extensive knowledge and experience of relevant legislation and management systems. As a natural leader and influencer you will be passionate and skilled in the creation of effective approaches and systems to drive positive behaviour around safety. Further information about the role can be found in the attached job description.


Post: Health and Safety Manager

Reference: 68.HSM

Term: Fixed

Salary: £32,000 pro rata per annum

Weekly Hours: 30

Area: Supporting all counties across Wales

Office Location: Head Office, Pensarn, Carmarthen

Welsh Essential?: Desirable

Application Closing Date:
12 Noon 22.01.2019

Interview Details:

Additional Information:
The role is based in our Headquarters in Carmarthen and supports the business across Wales. Should you wish to have an informal chat about the post, please contact Head of People Services, Liz Murray on 01267 225547. To apply Applications are being accepted via our online application process only, unless a disability makes this more difficult. If this is the case please contact the Human Resources Team, on 01267 225555.


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