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Health Safety Officer

Job Description

A client within the Public Sector based in West Yorkshire is currently recruiting for a Health and Safety Officer to join their Highways 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 assist the Highways and Transportation Service in supporting the business in meeting compliance with all statutory and legislative Health and Safety requirements.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Monitoring and managing risk assessments.
  • Accident monitoring, which can include investigations.
  • Site visits and audits.
  • Delivery of Health and Safety related training.
  • Assuming the control of documents relating to Health and Safety.

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require NEBOSH General Certificate or NEBOSH Construction Certificate, NCRQ or NVQ Level 3 and a full driving license.

The below skills would be beneficial for the role:

  • Detailed knowledge of Health and Safety within a Highways setting.
  • Considerable experience working within Health and Safety.
  • Providing leadership that empowers colleagues and staff to achieve results.
  • Managing and monitoring performance effectively and setting clear objectives for the review of individual and service-level performance.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £20 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.