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Safety Officer

  • Location

    Rugby, Warwickshire

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  • Salary:

    £12.35 - £12.97 per hour

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Safety Officer to join our clients offices based in Rugby on a temporary contract basis for 3 months with the possibility of an extension. 3

As the Safety Officer, your main duties will include:

  • Work closely with the Senior Safety & Resilience Officer to support the audits of local managers' health and safety management and liaise with the appropriate manager to ensure that issues are addressed within an appropriate time frame
  • Create action plans in response to audits and monitor delivery.
  • Deliver competent, effective and efficient health and safety training to staff (internal and external).
  • Conduct, record and recommend improvements following regular inspections and audits of council's work sites and activities
  • Support risk assessment work across the Council.
  • Attend training events as required to maintain a competent level of health, safety and welfare knowledge.
  • Respond to employees and Trade Union health and safety complaints/concerns as appropriate

To be successful for this Safety Officer post you will need to have:

  • Have experience of working within the parks and waste services industry.
  • Extensive experience within Health & Safety Management
  • Ability to influence, champion and enforce excellence in health, safety and welfare at work.
  • Understand the need for political awareness and sensitivity and the importance of building and maintaining sound working relationships.
  • Competent effective and efficient health and safety trainer.
  • Nebosh Certificate Holder, or a willingness to work towards (essential that this is achieved within 12 months)
  • Communication skills to deal with a range of people often using persuasion skills, including computer literate with a drive to support the digitalisation agenda.
  • Capable of handling heavy and diverse workload.

Start Date-


Working Hours-

37 hours per week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate-

£12.35 p/h

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