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Health & Safety Manager

  • Location: Somerset
  • Salary: £45k - 50k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

Due to the rapid expansion of the business, the leading manufacturer of interior fit-out units for the construction is seeking an experienced Health & Safety Manager to join their team on a Permanent and Full-Time basis at their Head Office. The Health & Safety Manager will advise the organisation and employees on all Health, Safety, and Welfare matters to ensure the company complies with the Safety and Wellbeing obligations. The Health & Safety Manager will report directly to the Managing Director.

Working with large commercial, residential projects, and varied developments across the UK and with contracts valued up to £10 million, it will be an interesting role at an exciting time of the company’s growth. Working closely with main contractors and developers across a wide range of sectors (student accommodation, apartments, hotels, retirement homes, healthcare, MOD, and care homes), this company supplies over 10,000 units a year.

About the role:
The Health & Safety Manager is responsible for ensuring compliance and wellbeing across the company. This will involve covering 4 sites that are within close proximity. The candidate will be experienced in Health & Safety Management, ensuring that the Health & Safety culture is driven in the company. This position is suited towards someone that can engage well with others and can successfully manage a team. You will use your Health & Safety knowledge to provide support and ensure that risks are well-managed and complete audits to keep up with Safety requirements.

- Responsibility and compliance of the Company’s Health & Safety procedures.
- Advise the Company on all aspects of Health & Safety, including organising and running H&S representative meetings.
- Plan and conduct relevant Health and Safety training for staff, including First Aid and Fire Safety for all Company sites.
- Implement practical and effective preventative methods promoting Health and Safety and safe working practices in the workplace.
- Conduct, monitor, review & maintain all Risk Assessments in line with updated legislation for each of the Company sites as required.
- Conduct internal compliance audits of all 4 Company sites - report findings and manage any required follow-up actions. This includes internal and external ISO audits.
- Conduct health and safety inspections and prepare reports and documents as required.
- To identify areas where training/certification is required to meet the standards imposed by Legislation, Approved Codes of Practice, or H.S.E. guidance. Arrange such training/certification once identified.
- Keep up to date with changes in current legislation and implement such changes where relevant, advising the Directors as required.

- Essential: Experience in Health and Safety Management
- Essential: Qualifications - Bachelors / Masters Degree, NVQ, NEBOSH
- Desirable: Experience in Modular Construction or similar environment
- Comprehensive understanding of the Health and Safety Act 1974 and other H&S legislations
- Communicate effectively and professionally with all members of the business
- Able to work in a team and independently
- Must have a current valid UK Driving Licence

For further information or informal chat, please contact Aakifah Khan on 0161 989 6954 or email