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  • Health and Safety Co-ordinator

    £38,000.00 – £43,000.00 per annum subject to skills and experience

    Closing date: 12 noon, 26th January, 2018.

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Health and Safety Co-ordinator

Location: Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP.

Regular travel around the diocese will be required.

Salary: £38,000–£43,000 per annum subject to skills and experience.

Hours of work: 35 hours per week with occasional evening and weekend working required.

What we’re looking for:

Acting as the focal point for health and safety for the Diocese, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing safety advice to trustees, managers and clergy in order to ensure suitable safety arrangements are in places for employees, parishioners and members of the public visiting diocesan property, attending parish events or any other Diocesan undertakings. They will develop and implement new diocesan policies and procedures and provide training and mentoring to colleagues and volunteers in relation to the health, safety and welfare of all.

 Skills you’ll need:

The Health and Safety Co-ordinator will have a strong working knowledge of health and safety legislation and fire safety legislation, including the process for compiling fire risk assessments.  In addition to this they will have an understanding of accident reporting requirements, RIDDOR and experience of accident investigation techniques. They will have the ability to liaise effectively with regulatory authorities and provide advice to diverse groups with various levels of knowledge and experience in matters relating to health and safety policies and procedures.  They will have a positive approach with the ability to develop and sustain a positive safety culture within an organisation and the skills to deliver appropriate training.

Academic qualifications and experience:

As a minimum candidate’s will required the NEBOSH General Certificate (or equivalent), preferably with chartered membership of MIOSH coupled with at least five years’ practical experience as a professional within the field of health and safety.

Closing date for applications:

12 noon, 26th January, 2018.

To request an application pack or for more information on this post please contact:

 The Director of Administration and Personnel

Department for Finance and Administration

Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP

Telephone: 0161-817-2203