Health & Safety Coordinator
Henshaws College, Harrogate
Closing date: Monday, 1st Mar 2021
Salary £10.17 per hour/£8038.37 per annum
Weeks 52 weeks
Annual leave 5 weeks plus 10 days bank holidays (pro-rata for term-time/part-time)
Location Henshaws College, Harrogate (with travel to Knaresborough /Manchester)
DBS Enhanced with child barring
Full Job Description and Personal Specification available to download
At Henshaws we are devoted to making a difference to the lives of the people we support. Sometimes this can be the smallest of things, and other times something that adds a real wow-factor to a person’s life. We see our work changing people’s lives for the better every day.
We are looking to recruit a Health & Safety Coordinator to support the Health & Safety Manager
The Health and Safety Coordinator will assist the Health and Safety Manager in ensuring Henshaws obligations towards health and safety are met. They will support the health and Safety Manager in the implementation of new and existing legislation and internal procedures.
The Health and Safety Coordinator will also help to support managers to achieve safe working conditions, legal compliance and the development of an effective health and safety culture.
Key responsibilities will include:
Assisting the Health and Safety Manager in developing, implementing and maintaining Henshaws health and safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the relevant legislation and guidance
Providing advice and support on all aspects of health and safety to the managers to ensure compliance with legislation and Henshaws procedures and processes
Work with managers to help develop their skills to undertake risk assessments, accident investigations and inspection to enable a proactive approach to health and safety risks
Carry out accident investigation as required to ensure the root cause is established and any necessary preventative actions are in place to prevent a recurrence of the incident
To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.
The ideal candidate will possess:
The ability to investigate accidents to determine root cause and provide suitable reports and recommendations
The ability to create reports to communicate a range of information
Ideally the candidate will have achieved a level 3 Health and Safety qualification e.g. NEBOSH National Certificate.
Closing date Monday 1st March 2021 – 12 Noon
To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at www.henshaws.org.uk/jobs or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.
Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.
Registered Charity No: 221888