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Health and Safety Lead

Job description

H&S Lead / Permanent / Herefordshire / >£60,000

My client is a family-feel, class-leading Housing specialist with a reputation for quality and innovation. As my clients H&S Lead, you will drive & champion Health and Safety across 3 sites in the Herefordshire area. This role involves working closely with the SLT, management teams, technicians, and client safety teams. You will drive HSEQ initiatives, monitor site safety performance ensuring compliance with Safety, Quality and Environment Management systems, company policies and procedures.

The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, the ability to plan and stay one step ahead. Candidates should be client-focused, with sound commercial acumen and the ability to deliver results within deadlines.

If you feel you have the skills and competencies for this role, then this is an excellent opportunity for you to join a dynamic and successful company where you can make a difference and take your Health & Safety career to the next level.


Home location is flexible, on the basis you will be able to service the sites in the region effectively.


Role responsibilities:

  • Arrange H&S meetings

  • Support SLT on all H&S aspects

  • Review safe systems of work  

  • Manage day to day H&S activities on sites 

  • Conduct workplace inspections and report findings

  • Conduct investigations into accidents or incidents

  • Manage on site occupational health


Role Requirements:

  • Be comfortable leading a small organisations H&S operation & reporting to company directors
  • At least 5 years in a busy site-based H&S role within construction or manufacturing

  • An effective communicator at all levels 

  • A technically aware team player with experience providing health and safety support in the construction and manufacturing sectors 

  • IT literate with proficient report-writing skills


Minimum Qualifications:

  • NEBOSH general certificate, or equivalent 


What’s in it for you?

  • Car/allowance

  • Enhanced pension

  • Flexible working

  • Health insurance

  • Length of service awards

  • Employee wellness programme

  • Working from home scheme