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Health and Safety Manager

Job Description

A client within the Public Sector based in the Northeast is currently recruiting for a Health and Safety Manager to join their team as soon as possible. The client is offering a full time, temporary position on an ongoing basis with the ideal candidate having experience of working within a local authority.

The Role

Key purpose of the role is to act as the Competent Person on behalf of the Council and lead professional on all health and Safety matters, including setting the strategic Direction.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Provide professional leadership to an efficient and effective service and positively influence and embed the Health and Safety agenda across the Council, including traded entities and commercial partners.
  • Take a leading role in partnership working with colleagues and stakeholders to ensure a consistent, professional and positive approach to the management of health and safety and promote and engender appropriate culture change and organisational development in relation to health and safety.
  • Responsible for developing, continually reviewing and implementing the Council's Health and Safety Policy.
  • Ensure clear targets, benchmarks and objectives are set for the delivery of a proactive, sustained, measurable approach to health and safety
  • management in the Council.

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require to be a Health and Safety Services Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and have a NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent.

The below skills would be beneficial for the role:

  • Evidence of recent relevant Management Training.
  • Significant knowledge, interpretation and practical application of health and safety legislation and regulation.
  • Substantial experience of managing health and safety in large, complex organisations.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £34 per hour Umbrella LTD Inside IR35.

How to Apply

If this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call Amy at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 to discuss the vacancy in more detail.

Also, if this role is not of interest to you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as we cover all construction-related vacancies across the region.

Referral Bonus

If this role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them. If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.