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Health and Safety Officer

Location:
Hertfordshire
Specialism:
Health and Safety
Job Role:
Advisor
Employment Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000-£40,000
*** Reference:
GR - 12195
Date Posted:
15 May 2018
Contact:
nathan.thompson@shirleyparsons.com | 01296 611306
Job Description
The UK's leading certification and testing Service Company are currently looking for a Health and Safety Officer to join their team in a stand-alone role in Watford. This role is an exciting and varied opportunity working across a range of areas. This role would suit a candidate who has construction experience who is happy working independently and as part of a team. This role will allow you to work from home once a week, offers flexible working hours and could be suitable for someone looking for a 30-hour contract.

The Role:

  • Work as the sole health and safety person on site, liaising with colleagues and external bodies of all levels to ensure health and safety tasks are efficiently carried out.
  • Conduct Risk Assessments, COSHH Assessments and Audits across site working in both high and low-risk environments.
  • Ensure Risk assessments are carried out for lone workers both nationally and internationally. Conduct training to staff and sit on the H&S committee, ensuring buy-in from all levels.

The Candidate:

  • 3 years + experience in a similar role, ideally within construction. Auditing experience is essential with knowledge of 18001 being desirable.  
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the confidence to work in an independent role, having responsibility for your own work and daily tasks.
  • Qualified to NEBOSH Diploma level or NCRQ/equivalent (essential)
  • A versatile candidate, happy with a varied role and happy with ad-hoc travel

Reference: GR - 12195

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