Leicester 01162 555620
Northampton 01604 642739

Health And Safety Manager (NN3)

  • Full Time
  • Northampton
  • Salary: £40 000 - £50 000 / annum
  • Reference Number: AAHS211012

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Midlands based job agency

Ace Appointments Midlands Ltd are recruiting, on behalf of a client, for a highly motivated Health and Safety Manager for a role based in Northampton.


Work location: Office based – Northampton


Working hours: 37 per week


Reporting into: Operations Director


Overall job function:


The Health &  Safety Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and control of execution of systems and policies for Health & Safety and Environment


Key Responsibilities:


  • Investigating/recording incidents, accidents, complaints and cases of ill health


  • Undertaking risk assessments and site inspections ensuring that equipment is installed correctly/safely


  • Identifying potential hazards


  • Determining ways of reducing risks


  • Writing internal Health and Safety SSOW.


  • Compiling statistics


  • Drawing-up safe operational practices and making necessary changes


  • Writing reports, bulletins and newsletters


  • Providing Health & Safety and Environmental meetings and training courses for employees


  • Liaising with relevant authorities


  • Keeping up to date and ensuring compliance with current Health & Safety and Environmental legislation


  • Carrying out risk assessments and considering how risks could be reduced


  • Outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards


  • Carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented


  • Making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation


  • Preparing Health & Safety and Environmental strategies and developing internal policy


  • Keeping records of inspection findings and producing reports that suggest improvements


  • Recording of incidents and accidents and producing statistics for managers


  • Being up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the employer’s industry


  • Advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.

Qualifications & Requirements:


  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills and the ability to challenge constructively


  • A ‘can do attitude’ with a ‘right first time’ approach


  • A enthusiasm to make Health & Safety and the Environmental engaging so everyone wants to be involved


  • Effective team working and networking skills and the ability to work independently using own initiative


  • A relevant professional qualifications e.g. NEBOSH Diploma


  • The ability to plan, prioritise and organise own workload


  • Dynamic with a high level of ability to multi task


  • Extensive knowledge of ISO: 14001 Environmental standard


  • Extensive knowledge of effective Health and Safety management strategies and best practise

Should you be interested in this job role, please submit your CV to Elisabeth Best, elisabeth.best@aceleicester.com,  for consideration.


Established in 1974, Ace Appointments Midlands Ltd is a privately owned employment agency based in the East Midlands.

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