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BAND 5 HEALTH & SAFETY OFFICER

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £12.74 per hour
Published 3 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Kim Martin
Job ref KM02_1612256024

Job description

Staffline are currently recruiting for an experienced Band 5 Health & Safety Officer to work for one of their Public Sector clients in the Knockbracken area. This role is temporary for a initially 6 months full time with some working form home. Working within a Health & Safety team is advantageous.

We are particularly interested with candidates with experience in the following:

Display Screen Equipment Assessment.

Stress Risk Assessment.

New and expectant mothers.

Assessments for persons with particular health concerns.

Occupational Road Risk experience.

Implementation of drug and alcohol policy.

Health surveillance.

The Role:

As a member of the Risk Management Section, the role of the Health and Safety Advisor is to assist the Risk Manager in providing a professional, comprehensive and competent source of assistance, advice and support to the Trust's management and staff and by so doing contribute to discharge of its governance responsibilities.

Qualifications / Experience

Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

OR

Suitable qualification, for example NEBOSH Diploma, NVQ level 4 in Occupational Health and Safety or an equivalent which will satisfy the Institution's criteria for award of Membership

OR

2 years' experience as a Health and Safety Practitioner undertaking full range of health and safety duties, 6 months of which must have been in a supervisory capacity

Skills and Abilities

Good communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.

Ability to effectively communicate at all levels.

Ability to initiate/ respond positively to change and to learn from experience.

Effective time management.

Systematic and organised approach.

Enthusiasm, drive and commitment.

Current full driving licence. Access to car on appointment.

Knowledge

Current occupational safety and health legislation and of current trends and developments on health and safety management.

Corporate Governance including risk management; Best practice- Best care, Controls Assurance.

Extensive knowledge of service issues

Possess a sound up-to-date knowledge of health and safety legislation

Desirable

Experience of an electronic risk management and / or incident management system, for example DATIX, or equivalent

Full job description available on request.

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