This is a full time, 6 month fixed term contract, based in Aylesford with travel and working 37 hours per week.
Salary: circa of £35,000 per annum, dependent upon experience
Main Purpose of the Job:
To lead and co-ordinate health and safety activities across RBLI. To provide expert leadership and advice in safety, health, environmental and risk management measures across the activities of the organisation which include manufacturing, housing, care and support services across a number of locations.
Your Key Responsibilities:
Embed the health and safety culture of the organisation.
Maintain comprehensive health and safety learning plan for staff, senior management and trustees across the organisation.
To implement a health and safety reporting programme to allow trustees, management and staff to see the key areas of health and safety work and progress against key targets.
To ensure that the organisations health and safety policy is updated annually and implemented effectively across the organisation, acting as the Health and Safety Officer, as specified in the policy.
To support senior staff across the organisation, to understand, mitigate and manage the risk associated with their business functions.
To ensure that routine health and safety checks are completed, that results are collated and actions are logged and monitored.
Assist managers to maintain safe systems providing specialist advice, coaching and practical support.
To undertake induction training on health and safety and provide guidance, learning and support to staff at all levels as appropriate.
Establish audit methods to evaluate the effectiveness of health, safety and environmental systems and procedures and identify improvements.
To keep abreast of changes and updates in health and safety nationally and across the sectors that RBLI operates in and advise Senior Managers of areas of change.
To lead, co-ordinate and support routine health and safety checks, for example Fire Risk Assessments, Legionella Testing, Landlord Gas Safety checks, ensuring that robust monitoring systems are in place with reliable data.
To lead on investigations of any accidents or dangerous occurrences and to undertake actions to deal with the incident and support staff to ensure all required actions are undertaken to comply with Health and Safety obligations in consultation with a director.
To ensure that effective fire safety management systems are in place as appropriate across the organisation and its activities.
Organised with a close attention to detail, able to maintain accurate and robust records
Ability to understand complex information and relay it to staff in an appropriate way
Excellent time management skills
Able to work to work collegiately with staff across the organisation to understand, embed and promote a strong health and safety culture.
Good verbal communication skills
Personable and positive manner
Diligent and able to work on own initiative
Flexible and able to respond to incidents that may occur out of hours
Understand and be able to drive culture change
Trustworthy and reliable
Excellent IT skills
Commitment to Equalities Legislation and a good understanding of its relevance to this post
Based at our Head Office in Aylesford and supporting the activities on the RBLI Village as well as our base in Scotland and other remote offices in the South East of England.
Skills & Experience Required:
At least 2 years previous experience in a Health and Safety management/supervisory role.
Experience of leading the development and implementation of organisational health and safety strategies and initiatives, working effectively with internal and external partners to create a strong health and safety culture.
Corporate Membership of IOSH
NEBOSH Diploma in Health and Safety
Evidence of continuous professional development
Good written and verbal communication skills
Experience of being able to work with staff at all levels
Experience in delivering health and safety training and advice
Experience of leading incident/accident investigations
Ability to think strategically in relation to Health and Safety
Educated to degree level
Experience of health and safety in manufacturing environments
Experience of health and safety in housing and property management
Experience of health and safety in Care and regulated activities
Understanding of veterans issues
Experience of preparing reports or Senior Managers
25 days holiday allowance + bank holidays, a Group Flexible Retirement Plan and Life Assurance.
If you wish to be considered for the above role, forward your CV and covering letter including a supporting statement to firstname.lastname@example.org. RBLI is an equal opportunities employer.
RBLI is an accredited Disability Confident Leader. We guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role. If you consider yourself to have a disability and would like more information of how to apply for the above role under our disability confident scheme then please visit https://rbli.co.uk/disability-confident/ for more information. Alternatively please call us on 01622 795917.
* RBLI reserves the right to remove a vacancy at any time prior to the published closing date
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