Health and Safety Officer

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1390987

 Job Description

Responsible for providing Support to the H&S Manager and for providing advice and guidance on a range of H&S issues taking action where necessary

ROLE

  • Responsible for providing Support to the H&S Manager and for providing advice and guidance on a range of H&S issues taking action where necessary
  • Assist in the production, development and monitoring of H&S policies and procedures across a multi site organization
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant H&S legislation and standards
  • Carry out Health and Safety audits, inspections and investigations and reporting findings to the Health and Safety Manager and Site / Departmental Managers
  • Carry out risk assessments and report the findings to relevant parties
  • Organise and deliver meetings and training as required
  • Deliver inductions and preliminary training for new staff / external contractors.
  • Working with staff to develop, support, encourage and embed a positive culture towards excellence in all H&S matters
  • Prepare and provide reports as required, and update the H&S Management system

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ideally educated to degree level in any discipline combined with NEBOSH General Certificate

  • Minimum of two years experience in an Operational Health and Safety role

  • Experience working in the food manufacturing industry is desirable

  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with people at all levels in the business

  • Full driving license and access to a car as you will be required to travel to other sites

  • Positive and proactive professional approach to safety

  • Self starter with the ability to work on own initiative and complete tasks without the need for reminders

  • Ability to remain confidential at all times

  • Excellent team working skills

  • Willing to be flexible and travel at short notice

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills