Assistant Health & Safety Coordinator

Job Summary
£19,171 - £22,911 per annum
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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Number of hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Share:
Employment Location:
Service Headquarters, Birstall
Closing date:
20 Jan
Further Information

Health and Safety is a key consideration in all areas of Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service’s operations. We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Health & Safety Coordinator to help uphold and drive forward high standards of working with teams and management throughout our organisation. You will ensure compliance with statutory legislation and monitor and develop relevant processes. In addition, you will provide advice to staff about safe working practices. You will develop and maintain accurate records and attend Health and Safety meetings as appropriate.

You will hold a NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (or equivalent) and be committed to your own development. You will have knowledge of current health and safety legislation and practices sufficient to carry out reviews of Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service’s health and safety policies and procedures. You will be confident to present health and safety performance updates to senior management. In addition, you will have excellent communication skills with a focus on customer service.

Closing date: 20 January 2020
Interview/Test date: 28-30 January 2020

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Furthermore, we want to create a work environment where everyone feels safe, can be themselves and can perform their roles to the best of their abilities. We have signed up with a number of nationally recognised organisations that promote equality, diversity and inclusion and we are working with them to help us achieve our objectives. These organisations include:

• Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (ENEI)
• Stonewall Diversity Champions and Workplace Equality Index (WEI)
• Department of Works and Pension’s Disability Confident scheme
• British Sign Language Charter
• Asians in the Fire Service Association (AFSA)

Please note
This job is closed for applications.