Safety, Health & Emergency Planning Officer

Location Newry & Mourne, County Down
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £17.36 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Contact Evette Longstaff
Job ref SHEPO/NEW_1652968825

Job description

Safety, Health & Emergency Planning Officer



The Client: Local Government body based in Newry, serving local residents.

The Role:

  • To provide a comprehensive Health and Safety service to the Council
  • To support the co-ordination and implementation of the Council's Emergency Planning strategy and disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Day to day management of the Councils portfolio of Insurance and associated risk management processes
  • To deputise as required for the Safety, Health and Emergency Planning Manager

Hours of work: 37 hrs per week


  • Have a minimum of a Level 6* qualification in a relevant subject eg risk management, health and safety, environmental health, construction engineering, insurance and emergency planning AND A NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety OR in lieu of a third level qualification have a NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety
  • A minimum of 2 years' relevant experience in a Health and Safety Management role to include:
  1. Experience of providing health & safety advise and support to managers, employees and external stakeholders.
  2. Development and implementation of H&S policy and arrangements.
  3. Experience of conducting workplace health & safety audits/inspections, producing reports and making recommendations on same.
  4. Carrying out accident investigations and accident reporting.
  • Must be able to demonstrate competence in use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and email
  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge of current health and safety legislation and risk management systems
  • Hold a full current driving licence and access to transport or access to transport to meet the requirements of the post
  • Ability to work outside of normal office hours including evenings, weekends and public/bank holidays

In Return:

  • Rates of Pay: £17.36 p/hr

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