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Health & Safety Officer

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions
14000.00 - 14000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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Hospitality & Catering
Part Time
Flexible working available
Contract Type


Locations available: Axminster, Honiton, Exeter, Barnstaple, Bideford, Bridgwater, Burnham-On-Sea, Crediton, Holsworthy, Okehampton, Plymouth, Seaton, Somerton, Tiverton, Torquay or Weston-Super-Mare

Job type: Permanent

Hours: 2 days per week, 14.5 hours

Salary: GBP14,000 per annum

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions, operating as an employment agency, are currently recruiting for a Health & Safety Officer to join our client on a permanent part time basis being based from any Devon or Somerset office - although travel will be required to all offices from time to time.

Reporting to the Partner accountable for Health & Safety and working closely with the Health & Safety Administrator, the successful candidate will coordinate and lead activities on all matters of health and safety whilst having responsibility for the day-to-day health and safety of the firm.

Duties & responsibilities:

      Upkeep and delivery of in-house health and safety training materials including office manual, induction training, refresher training, office champion and management training, including CDM

Coordination, completion and monitoring of new starters and annual DSE training inclyding follow up actions of organizing equipment eg. Chairs and desks

Attendance at quarterly new starter meeting to complete Health and Safety new starters brief

Production of health and safety communications inclyding ad hoc Viva Engage updates and monthly report for the Management Board

First Aider monitoring and training coordination

Completion of all general health and safety related risk assessments and supporting office lead Partners on completion of local assessments

Selection, coordination and monitoring of external, health and safety related contractors including fire, electrical and asbestos

Coordination of all fire risk assessments and guidance to office lead Partners on any subsequent required actions

Coordination of asbestos reviews and surveys to required timescales as well as ongoing 6 monthly review and communication of asbestos management plan

Coordination and guidance of legionella assessments, reviews and actions

Coordination and guidance of required electrical assessments inclyding PAT resting and fixed wire

Ongoing monitoring and coaching of individual office completion of health and safety routines inclyding alarm testing, sensor checks, fire drills, extinguisher checks, emergency lighting and gas servicing

Carry our annual health and safety office inspections

Responsible for the incidents and accidents reporting process

Keeping up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all health and safety executive legislation

Point of contact for all health and safety queries

About you:

      Passionate about all areas of health and safety

Ability to learn new IT skills quickly

Good working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Eye for detail

Ability to articulate health and safety requirements / proposals efficiently

Full driving license and access to own transport

2 years + previous or current health and safety role experience

Minimum of NEBOSH / IOSH or other health and safety qualification

Ideally Fire Safety and Asbestos qualifications or certificates


      Flexible and hybrid working options available

25 hours holiday / bank holiday per year, increasing to 95.75 hours holiday / bank holiday after 3 years' service

Opportunity to carry over 1 weeks holiday pro rata into the following holiday year

Annual salary review

Death in service 3 x annual salary

Rewards and Health scheme

Buy and sell holiday

Cycle to work scheme

Payroll charity giving

Private medical insurance

Introducing clients and team member commission schemes

Pension 3%, rising to 4% after 4 years' service

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

To apply for this position, please submit your CV via the Apply Now button or contact Shannon Bunch on (url removed) for more information.

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