Health and Safety Manager

£40000 - £45000 per annum
07 Aug 2017
04 Sep 2017
Finegreen Consultant
Specialist Area
Health & safety
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading private healthcare organisation is looking to appoint a Health and Safety Manager for a period of 6 months.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Lead on Health and Safety across the organisation ensuring compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act; 
  • Develop an effective safety management system and positive safety culture; 
  • Manage and perform regular audits and inspections of Health and Safety; identify priorities, and implement appropriate interventions; 
  • Develop, update, review and implement Health and Safety procedural arrangements and guidance to ensure compliance with appropriate regulations; 
  • Establish and oversee a Health and Safety Committee; 
  • Ensure general workplace risk. manual handling; display screen equipment, legionella, asbestos and fire risk assessments are carried out on a regular basis, correctly recorded and acted upon as necessary; 
  • Manage external relationships with contractors; land lords, legal advisers, HSE, external inspectors and service providers to ensure value for money, quality services and compliance with relevant regulations; 
  • Manage the relationship with insurers in relation to health, safety and facilities issues, ensuring the organisation fulfils its legal obligations and maintains adequate records; 
  • Lead projects related to specific health, safety and facilities issues e.g. refurbishments; lease renewals, relocations; environmental initiatives; 
  • Manage the Health and Safety and Facilities business plan and budget;
  • Effectively manage the facilities team ensuring a customer focussed efficient service is provided externally and internally; 
  • Lead on Business Continuity Plans and chair the Corporate BCP meetings; 
  • Deliver decisive reports and recommendations to senior managers and the Board; 

Ideal candidate will have:
  • Relevant Health and Safety qualification e.g. NEBOSH, IOSH
  • Proven experience of developing and implementing effective health and safety systems and processes to embed a culture of safety awareness; 
  • Ability to lead, engage and motivate diverse teams through strong influencing skills; 
  • Proven experience in effectively managing a budget ensuring value for money and maximising efficiency; 
  • Excellent communicator who is confident and competent to communicate complex information to various audiences; 
  • Excellent project management skills; 
  • Experienced at developing and managing strategic projects, working across team and organisational boundaries to identify new ways to optimise efficiency and effectiveness; 

For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 or email

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