Health and Safety Manager (Social Housing)

Yorkshire and the Humber Temporary £40,000 - £45,000
  • 3 month fixed term contract with leading registered provider based in Yorkshire
  • Home based with competitive salary, potential to go permanent

About Our Client

Health and Safety Manager (Social Housing)

My client is one of the leading registered providers to of housing to a varying type of end user in the Yorkshire region. They are looking to recruit and experienced Health & Safety Manager to assist them over a fixed term period of 3 months.

Job Description

Health and Safety Manager (Social Housing)

The successful candidate will report in directly to the organisations Head of Health, Safety & Facilities and will be responsible for delivering competent advice and guidance to staff and managers on areas relating to the management of health and safety and to drive continuous improvement in compliance and culture. To deliver an effective, risk-based health and safety training programme at all levels of the organisation and to monitor performance in key areas of risk via inspection and audit. Along with ensuring the organisation fulfils its legal obligations/duty of care in respect of the health, safety and well being of all employees, residents, contractors, visitors and any other party that may be affected by its' activities.Key Duties include:

  • Contribute towards the setting of the strategic direction for health, safety and well being across the organisation to enable it to thrive in an ever-changing environment and specifically to lead on the delivery of the Fire Strategy for the organisation.


  • Act as an ambassador in the area of Health and Safety, including Fire, ensuring that performance and compliance is maximized via coaching, mentoring and leadership methods.

  • To support Managers to understand their responsibilities in respect of Health and Safety in the workplace, monitoring performance, identifying appropriate control measures and communicating key lessons learned as a result of appraising incidents.

  • The development and delivery of up to date, fit for purpose and bespoke training on all areas of health and safety risk management for all areas of the organisation, including where necessary, via external contractors.

  • To take the lead on reviewing and identifying opportunities to improve the organisation's health and safety policies, procedures and standards to ensure they reflect legislative requirements and support compliance standards.

  • To collate, maintain and analyse data from active and reactive monitoring systems and to provide accurate and meaningful reports and information to allow the reporting of health and safety and fire assurance to the organisation, Directors, Board Members and Trustees.

  • To provide advice and guidance to staff and managers to enable them to operate within the Health and Safety Policy framework of the organisation including the provision of effective liaison with regulatory bodies as required.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate must possess:

  • Minimum of NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent and evidence of CPD
  • Membership of a professional body
  • Solid experience of delivering expert advice and guidance in the field of Health, Safety and Fire and of influencing at all levels of the organisation
  • Experience in the development and delivery of training, especially around risk assessment, incident investigation and fire risk management
  • Experience of carrying out audits and inspections, producing reports and making recommendations for action
  • A background in an NHS, Care or Housing setting.
  • Practical experience of the management of CDM projects.

What's on Offer

Initial 3 month contract with a view to going permanent

Home based working and competitive salary

Marc Jennings
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0376

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Consultant name
Marc Jennings
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0376
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