Senior Health & Safety Officer (School’s Capital team)

Calderdale, West Yorkshire
PO6-9, £33,437 – £36,379
29 Nov 2017
20 Dec 2017
Job Function
Health and Safety
Contract Type
Full Time

Adult and Children’s Service

Senior Health & Safety Officer (School’s Capital team)

Calderdale strives to develop and improve the local primary and secondary education for children and young people. Within Calderdale the School’s Capital team manage, commission and deliver education projects ranging from refurbishment and remodeling works to extensions and complete new build schools.

The School’s Capital team are looking to recruit a Senior H&S Officer to actively support schools and the Schools Capital Team in the management of the school estate and non-building Health and Safety related services. The post holder will report to the Senior Commissioning Officer and be instrumental in developing the H & S service as a traded service, generating income through the provision of training support and advice.  The post holder will have a range of responsibilities around the management and monitoring of the school estate; issues ranging from compliance testing, advice on school led building projects plus fire safety issues amongst other responsibilities.  You will be working with a range of partners and stakeholders to ensure the safety of staff and pupils within Calderdale Schools.

Educated to degree level you will need to demonstrate a sound knowledge of H&S requirements (statutory and advisory).  You will have some knowledge around construction projects, specifically the measure required to satisfy statutory requirement around such work. Applications will be considered from those who have demonstrable experience in similar Health and Safety type roles and hold a recognised Health & Safety Qualification.

If successful, you can take advantage of the full range of employee benefits such as working in state of the art offices, smarter working, staff discount card, flexi time, final salary pension and a generous annual leave entitlement. If you would like to be a part of an excellent organisation, striving to provide the best, we want to hear from you. 

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Closing Date: Wednesday, 20th December 2017

Interview Date: Week commencing 8th January 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS (formerly CRB) from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.