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Corporate Health & Safety Officer

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Corporate Health & Safety Officer

Corporate Health & Safety Officer

Location: North Folkestone & Central Hythe

Contract: Temp - 6 months

Hours: 37 per week

Pay per hour: £21.60 - £24.70 ~ depending on qualifications, skills & experience

We are seeking an experienced Health & Safety Officer to join the team at the local Council. You will act as Lead Officer for the enforcement of Health & Safety legislation & to act as Corporate Health & Safety officer ensuring that Folkestone & Hythe complies with current health, safety & fire legislation. You will also provide technical support & develop, manage & promote all aspects of Health & Safety policies and procedures.

The ideal candidate will need a full UK driving licence. A standard DBS check will be necessary.

This is temporary position for approx. 6 months.

Main Duties to include:

To lead on the Council's duty to comply and enforce health & safety legislation.

To develop, implement and review health and safety policies and procedures as required by the HSE and submit as appropriate to the Corporate Leadership Team & Cabinet.

To comply with quality assurance processes and procedures

To prepare the annual Health & Safety service plan

To audit projects & building works to ensure they comply with CMD2015

To carry out health & safety inspections in accordance with the national code & take any necessary enforcement action.

To submit statistics to the Health & Safety Executive.

*A full job description will be provided on request*


A relevant Environmental Health related qualification and EHORB

5 GCSE's at grade C or above including math & english

Management qualification & lead auditor

Experience & Knowledge:

Demonstrate knowledge, experience and expertise in relation to Health & Safety legislation and best practice in a similar role

Experience in MS Office

Excellent interpersonal skills

High attention to detail

If you feel that you have what it takes to join this team as a Corporate Health & Safety Officer, we would love to hear from you, apply today !!

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