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Health & Safety Director

  • Job reference: JAMC776
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: A housing association based in Nottinghamshire is looking for a Head of Health and Safety to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role for at least 3 months and the successful candidate must have a full relevant Health & Safety qualification, ideally a NEBOSH certificate, extensive experience operating at a Senior level and ideally a strong background in housing association/local authority contracts.

The main purpose of the role is to provide strategic Health and Safety direction and advice ensuring
safe systems of working in all client areas.

The main responsibilities and experience needed to undertake the role as a Head of Health and Safety are as follows;

Provides strategic advice and guidance to our three Boards and Executive Management Team on all areas of Health and Safety including fire, construction and employment
Ensures there are effective health and safety management systems in place to manage all related risks.
Builds effective partnerships with colleagues, contractors service professionals and the Fire Brigade to ensure effective service provision.
Develops and maintains effective Business Continuity arrangements for all areas of the Company
Owns the Company's risk management framework and insurance policies
Company ambassador, promoting the Company's vision and values to Board, staff and other stakeholders

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

Full Health & Safety Qualification
Nebosh or equivalent
Evidence of continued professional development
Management and delivery of high health and safety housing service
Deliver continuous improvement to a diverse community
Knowledge and understanding of legal framework relating to health and safety including CDM, fire safety, asbestos and legionella

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering a rate of £30.28 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (Approx. £730 p/week NET after deductions) for the duration of the assignment. If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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