Health & Safety Officer Reference Number - 0123445567567
Location Bath/Slough/Swindon
Working Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive
Closing Date 10/12/2021

The Health & Safety department are looking for a Health & Safety Officer, who will report to the Group Health & Safety Manager. The Health & Safety Officer will work closely with Senior Management and all departments within the business, helping to develop and improve awareness of compliance with current Health & Safety laws.

Allen Ford (UK) Ltd has branches in Berkshire, Essex, Kent, Middlesex, the Midlands and the South West. This Health & Safety Officer role will predominantly cover our Bath, Slough and Swindon locations. The role will require UK travel and periodic overnight stays.

THE KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Ensure a safe workplace environment without risk to health.
  • Ensure all Health & Safety policies, procedures, rules & regulations are adhered to & are regularly reviewed, updated & communicated.
  • Ensure the Company meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety & welfare at work, including statutory training & reporting.
  • Ensure the completion & regular review of risk assessments for all work equipment & operations.
  • Ensure that all accidents are documented, investigated & recommended improvements implemented.
  • Ensure that safety inspections are carried out, fire drills & fire alarms are correctly reported, safety inspections and risk assessments are managed & employees are aware of their responsibilities.
  • Support the development of Health & Safety policies, systems of work and procedures.
  • Ensure full and accurate Health & Safety training records are maintained.
  • Action regular documented Health & Safety inspections, audits and checks in line with an agreed program.
  • Liaise with external Health & Safety consultants in the provision of training programmes and health and safety services.
  • Keep up to date with all aspects of relevant health, safety & welfare at work legislation & communicate relevant changes to the business.
  • Provide regular reports to the HSE Manager, Group Compliance Director, the board of directors/senior management team on relevant Health & Safety activities.
  • Participate in review meetings when required to report on relevant Health & Safety matters.
  • Any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time.

AS A HEALTH & SAFETY OFFICER YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WILL INCLUDE:

  • Understand the application of the Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974 and other legislation relevant to the Company's business.
  • Must have some experience in Health & Safety within a working environment.
  • Experience, capable of conducting risk assessments, Health & Safety compliance reviews and audits.
  • Ability to communicate effectively within all levels of the business.
  • You will need to be well organised with strong attention to detail and be able to meet strict deadlines.
  • The role would suit a Health & Safety professional or recent graduate who is looking for the next step in their Health & Safety career.
  • A full, clean EU driving licence held for a minimum of 12 months will be required as this role involves travel.

What is in it for you?

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Full training and support to help you immerse yourself in the role and Allen Motor Group values
  • 30 days holiday, inc. Bank holidays plus additional holiday entitlement as recognition of length of service (Pro rata for part time employees).
  • Discounted MOTs, Service & Parts.
  • Recommend a Friend Bonus
  • Life Assurance Benefit
  • Allen Motor Group Contributory Pension Scheme
  • BEN – Employee Assistance
  • Excellent development opportunities to learn & grow with Allen Motor Group
  • Role dependant – tool box insurance /company car scheme
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