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Health and Safety Officer

Posted Thu 01 April 2021, 2:53 PM

Ref: OR/079740

Job Title
Health and Safety Officer
Discipline
Environmental Health
Specialism
Health & Safety
Contract Type
Contract
Salary
£400 per Day
Location
London (N)

Full Description

Our client in North London is looking to appoint a Health and Safety Officer to join the team there on an initial 4 month interim contract. The main purpose of this role will be to work closely with and support the Health and Safety team with important project work relating to the triage and review of staff covid-19 cases in line with RIDDOR reporting requirements.

You will be required to undertake regular site inspections and audits in order to develop and monitor the implementation of action plans necessary to mitigate identified risks, escalating areas of concern in line with the Risk Management Policy for the Trust.

Experience in auditing will be crucial for this assignment as you will also be needed to support divisional safety managers with their auditing programme and as mentioned, it will include physical audits of a range of health care settings across the Trust. Equally you may also be required to support our risk assessment schedule, including general workplace and hazard specific risk assessments.

Skills and experience:

o Health and Safety qualification (e.g. BSc Occupational Health & Safety Management or NEBOSH Certificate / Diploma) or relevant qualification accompanied by a significant experience of working in a health and safety role

o Significant experience of working in a health and safety advisory post, preferably within the NHS or a healthcare environment

o In-depth knowledge of health and safety legislation required to advise on all aspects of risk management within the Trust

o Demonstrable experience in RIDDOR

o Good communication skills and ability to work as part of a team

o Ability to produce good quality written reports and analyse both quantitative and qualitative data sets

This role is a full time position and the client is looking to appoint someone ASAP. The role will require you to be in the office or on site so you must be fairly local to North London or at least have quick and reliable transport in to London. As mentioned previously, this assignment is a 4 month contract and the pay rate will be £350-£450/day depending on experience.

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