Part time Health and Safety Officer

Location: Exeter
Salary: £25k - 31k per year
Reference: 2420
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

Part Time Health and Safety Officer

Location: Flexible across the South West Region, preferably Exeter

Hours of work: Permanent part-time basis / 14.5 hours per week

Salary: £25 - 31K pro rata - Negotiable and DOE

Hawk 3 Talent are looking for a Health and Safety Officer to join their client, an established Accountancy Firm with 17 offices across the South West of England.

Reporting to the Partner accountable for health and safety, you will co- ordinate and lead activities on all matters of health and safety whilst having responsibility for the day-to-day health and safety of the Firm. The position can be based from any of our offices; however, travel will be required to all of our offices from time to time.

Main Duties

The main duties (but not limited to) are the following: -

      Upkeep of in-house health and safety training materials including office manual, induction training and refresher training

Production of monthly health and safety status report for Management Board and any other Health and Safety required reporting

Completion of required work and guidance on Pandemic related health and safety matters including COVID 19

Completion of all general health and safety related risk assessments and supporting office lead Partners on completion of local assessments

Selection, co-ordination and monitoring of external health and safety related contractors including fire, electrical and asbestos

Co-ordination of all fire risk assessments and guidance to office lead Partners on any subsequent required actions

Co-ordination of asbestos reviews and surveys to required timescales as well as ongoing 6 monthly review and communication of asbestos management plan

Co-ordination and guidance of legionella assessments, reviews and actions

Co-ordination and guidance of required electrical assessments including PAT testing and fixed wire

Ongoing monitoring and coaching of individual office completion of health and safety routines including alarm testing, sensor checks, fire drills, extinguisher checks, emergency lighting and gas servicing

Carry out scheduled office inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented

Ensure working practices are safe and comply with legislation

Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements

Record incidents and accidents and report where applicable

Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation

Attributes, Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Ideally the successful candidate will have the following attributes, skills, experience and qualifications.

      Outgoing, socially confident and emotionally controlled

A positive attitude, friendly and approachable

Resilient, able to multi-task and work independently / flexibly

Adaptable, organised and conscientious

Takes the initiative, ability to prioritise and meet deadlines

Discreet, professional and team orientated in approach

Passionate about all areas of health and safety

Ability to learn new IT skills quickly and good working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven accuracy and an eye for detail

Ability to present information effectively and concisely in emails and documents

Full driving licence and access to own transport is essential

Previous or current health and safety role experience

NEBOSH / IOSH or other health and safety qualification

Terms

      14.5 hours / 2 days per week (Flexible hours working is available including a combination of working from home and in the office)

Death in service 3 x annual salary

Access to Westfield Rewards and Health scheme

24-hour external Employee Assistance Programme helpline

Buy and sell holiday

Introducing clients and staff commission schemes

Pension 3% rising to 4% after 4 years' service

Closing date is 8 th June 2021

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Rachel.Sheehy@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

Hawk 3 Talent are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.