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DATE ADDED: Tue 25/06/2019

Health & Safety Manager (Construction)

Thurleigh, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £38000 - £45000/annum Great benefits

Our client is recruiting for a Health Safety Manager. Please note that during the summer months you will be required to travel throughout the UK with over night stays on occasions (paid for).
This is a role for someone that lives and breathes Health Safety! Ideally you will have experience of working within the construction industry.
Person specification
Education Qualifications
• The successful applicant should hold a professional qualification in occupational health and safety. Ideally, you should be educated to diploma level or equivalent and should be a chartered Member of IOSH (or working towards).
• Wide ranging practical experience in the construction industry
environment for minimum 3 years.
• Can demonstrate the successful steps that have resulted in you achieving your current position.
• Fully aware and up to date with current legislation.
• Experience of integration and implementation of new health safety regulations.
• Extensive safety management experience.
• Proven history in site inspections, audits, and accident investigation.
• Working knowledge of CDM.
Skills Knowledge
• Good communication and interpersonal skills at all levels.
• High level of computer literacy (M.S Packages).
• Team player.
• Report writer.
• Ability to assimilate, retain and effectively disseminate information.
• Persistent and attentive to detail. Independent and able to work with
limited supervision.
• Commercial awareness.
• Strong self-management.
• Good organisation skills.
• Ability to lead the teams.
• Ability to develop the team.
• Ability to set and control budgets.
• Commercial Awareness.
• Personal and team accountability.
• Problem solving and ability to see root causes.
• Strategic thinking.
Personal attributes
• Must have the ability to take decisive action.
• A proactive, positive approach to safety.
• Professional appearance, enthusiastic and strong influencing skills.
• Highly motivated, driven to succeed.
• Persistent and determined to achieve goals.
• Ability to stay calm under pressure.
• Contribute to the development of an organisational culture that promotes the health of all employees and supports a safe working environment.
• Develop, monitor and review health and safety policies, practices and procedures designed to achieve a positive safety culture and environment for employees, crew, clients and the public which reflect the changing needs arising out of health and safety legislation and best practice.
• Developing all aspects of the Company Health and Safety policies and
strategies and ensure consistent implementation in all Company
• Maintaining a working knowledge of all Safety legislation and any
developments that affect the industry.
• Monitoring, evaluating reviewing existing, new and upcoming Health
Safety legislation ensuring the company has systems and practices in
place to meet legal compliance.
• To continually assess the status of Health Safety within the Company,
identifying areas for improvement and developing new policies and
systems where appropriate
• Producing management reports, newsletters and bulletins for
circulation to PAYE and Freelance service providers.
• Ensuring rigorous risk assessment and accident management systems
are in place.
• Carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures
are being correctly implemented. Document findings and highlight areas
for improvement.
• To educate and inform the Senior Management team with regards to
Health Safety including liabilities, performance trends, risks and
• Keeping records of incidents and accidents and producing statistics for
• Ensuring the safe installation of equipment.
• Advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous
substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.
• To manage the Health Safety department budget.
• Monitor and ensure that all Health Safety Documentation and all
Company risk assessments and method statements are current and
Health Safety
• Develop and maintain an awareness of Health Safety documents
relating to your role including but not limited to our clients Health
Safety Policy
• Cascade Health Safety awareness ensuring staff have read and
understood documentation relating to their position within the
• To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and other
persons who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work.
• To undertake duties and responsibilities in full accordance with the
organisation's Health Safety policy and procedures.
• To co-operate with policies and procedures to enable the organisation
to comply with its obligation under Health Safety legislation.
• To report immediately to your line manager (Operations Manager) any
defects in equipment or the working environment and report areas of
General Responsibilities / Expectations
• To work in accordance with the organisation's mission, vision, strategic
plans, policies and procedures.
• To behave in a manner that reflects positively on the company at all
• To promote equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practices.
• To assist in monitoring and maintaining quality standards across the
• To demonstrate an understanding and commitment to the principles of
Training and Development
• Lead in-house training with employees about health and safety issues
and risks.
• Participate fully in training and development in accordance with the
company's training plan and mandatory requirements.
• To attend and participate in supervision sessions and an annual
personal review
Role: Health & Safety Manager (Construction)
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Thurleigh, Bedfordshire,

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