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Health and Safety Officer

  • Job reference: JW420
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: A local authority based in Cardiff are looking for a Health and Safety Officer to join their team. This is a temporary ongoing contract. The successful candidate must have experience with carrying out risk assessments within schools.
The main purpose of the role is to oversee H&S matters within the organisation, ensuring that risk assessments and audits are carried out, and H&S advice is provided to head teachers.

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

-Health and Safety Site Inspections
-Audit of school processes and policy in relation to health and safety
-Development of school policy/guidance in relation to health and safety
-Undertaking Risk Assessments
-Accident investigation
-DSE Assessments
-Legionella monthly Temperature monitoring
-Emergency lighting monthly flick tests
-Annual Fire Risk Assessment Reviews
-Annual Asbestos Condition Monitoring
-Support with Fire Evacuation exercises
-Support and risk assessment of Caretaker Activities
-Support with risk assessment of Educational Visits
-Provide onsite training and briefing sessions as required
-Attend Governing Body meetings to report on Health and Safety performance as and when required

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

In depth knowledge of health and safety procedures
Previous experience in a health and safety role

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position. 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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