Health and Safety Manager
PURPOSE OF JOB
To ensure a safe and healthy working environment and adherence to safe working practices Service-wide through the effective management of all health and safety and relevant environmental matters and compliance with relevant legislation and best practice.
To advise directors, managers and other employees on safety, health and relevant environmental matters.
MAIN ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
See attached document
Salary £53,665 pa plus a benefits package, including a Civil Service pension
Based Harwich, Essex but with regular travel
As the General Lighthouse Authority for England, Wales, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar we deliver reliable, efficient and cost-effective aids to navigation such as lighthouses, lightvessels, buoys and radio navigation, ensuring thousands of mariners navigate their way safely around the UK’s busiest waters. Proud of our reputation afforded to us by many centuries of dedication to the nation’s maritime infrastructure, we are a forward-thinking organisation and it is our ability to meet new challenges and the changing requirements of the modern mariner that keeps us relevant and effective.
We are seeking a proactive self-starter to take responsibility for all health and safety issues and relevant environmental compliance, ensuring we achieve best practice across our Service. As well as developing effective policies and procedures, you’ll carry our inspections and audits, provide expert guidance to staff, identify training needs and promote a health and safety fair culture throughout the organisation.
With the sheer diversity of our operations on shore and at sea, this is a challenge that offers real variety and scope. You will need to be educated to Level 6 qualification in Occupational Health and Safety, a Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Health and Safety (CMIOSH), or an equivalent recognized body. You will have health and safety and environmental management experience and an in-depth knowledge of all relevant legislation. You must also have a good knowledge of the OHSAS 18001 and ISO45001 standards and experience of related audits.
If you are interested in this opportunity and keen to bring your skills and experience to Trinity House, then visit our website to download a Job Description and apply online.
Trinity House is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Application to be received by midnight on Sunday 31st March 2019