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Health & Safety Manager - Scaffolding

Gravesend, Kent
£40,000 to £65,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Our client is a specialist scaffolding contractor who have an excellent reputation across the South East and overseas. A Health and safety manager position has become available within their business. This job is a key role and excellent opportunity for an experienced HSEQ Manager to join a fast paced, friendly scaffolding Key responsibilities: - Promote and implement positive health and safety behaviour change within the business. - Provide support and technical advice and coaching to all Managers, Supervisors and Operatives to enable them to undertake their roles and responsibilities for health, safety and the environment. - Work with managers to audit and assess their current health and safety standards, recognising gaps and areas for improvement. - Take action whenever you witness any works that in your opinion, pose an uncontrolled risk. - Engage with management to ensure compliance with current and incoming legislation, providing corrective advice where necessary. - Identify and implement opportunities to improve health and safety across the businesses. - Participate in (and improve where necessary) audit and inspection processes, documenting all accidents, risk assessments and other statutory records. - Instigate, co-ordinate and administer incident investigations and lessons learned process, as required. Manage the overall incident management process and report findings to the Directorate, and where necessary, the HSE. - Conduct annual review of all the policies and procedures within the IMS ensuring that they reflect the needs of the business. - Establish effective business relationships and work closely with the Operational and Senior Management teams. - Assist in implementation health and safety policies, procedures and systems in accordance with legislation, industry safety guidelines and the IMS policy. - Conduct random reviews on method statements to ensure compliance with company expectations, the IMS policy and current legislation. - Act as company representative at designated external meetings relating to health and safety. - Assist with the initial health and safety inductions for new starters. - Maintain a reference library for appropriate legislation and technical standards / advances. - Production and review of accident frequency rates (AFR). - Maintain procedures for monitoring etc. and review against benchmarking. - Manage relationships outside of the group, e.g. Local Authorities, Contractors, Consultants, Fire Authority & HSE. - Comply with professional bodies (IOSH, IIRSM) Codes of Conduct. - To take on any other reasonable responsibilities or tasks within the employee's skills and abilities. Person specification; The successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate the following criteria: Essential Tech IOSH qualification Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Holds a current CITB Scaffolders card (Basic or Advanced). Previous experience of managing a team. Able to communicate at all levels within the businesses. • Able to encourage and coach individuals. • Numerate: able to both produce and analyse statistical information. • Ability to draft accurate and complex reports, policies, procedures Strong IT skills (including Email, Word and Excel) Driving licence (with no more than 6 points) • Good standard of personal presentation. • Familiarity with NASC Technical Guidance. Desirable Holds a current CITB Scaffolders card (Basic or Advanced). Previous experience of managing a team. Familiarity with NASC Technical Guidance
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  • Job Reference: 707466773-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: ONLi Group Ltd
    ONLi Group Ltd
  • Location: Gravesend, Kent
  • Salary: £40,000 to £65,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Full Benefit Package
  • Job Type: Permanent