Health & Safety Manager

Posted 11 Aug 2020

YMCA England & Wales

Birmingham (Quality Assurance or Safety)

Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:Quality Assurance or SafetyRecruiter Reference:538994
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Location: Birmingham, Leeds or Manchester

Salary: £36,171 per year

YMCA England & Wales are seeking an experienced Health & Safety Manager to work across the whole organisation, taking ownership of health and safety and helping to build and embed a positive health and safety culture.

This is an exciting new role with the opportunity to influence the health and safety strategy and play a key part of future policy and practise across the organisation. Home based with frequent travel, this is an exciting and varied role working with our London head office team and Retail management, across our 90 stores throughout England and Wales.

Reporting to the Head of Property and Estates and using a high degree of autonomy, the post holder will lead on all aspects of health and safety and be instrumental in ensuring the organisation meets its health and safety obligations. They will engage, inspire and coach our teams to make health and safety an integral part of day-to-day business.

You will lead the organisation through the Covid-19 Government requirements, ensuring that our workplaces and stores are Covid-19 safe places to work, donate and shop. Most of all, you will have the skills to positively influence, motivate and inspire at all levels, making health and safety an integral part of day to day business for all staff, volunteers, managers and leaders of the organisation.

If you are an experienced and qualified health and safety professional, looking for an opportunity to really make an impact and have enthusiasm, skills and knowledge to fulfil this role we would love to hear from you!

We offer a range of staff benefits including company pension, life assurance, health care cash plan scheme, and gym membership loan. We also provide the essentials of a company car, laptop and mobile phone to facilitate your work.

We are proud to attract passionate and talented staff who work together to ensure all young people have the chance to truly belong, contribute and thrive. YMCAs also share a common goal: we are an unstoppable organisation, intent on creating supportive, inclusive and energised communities.

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We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Safer recruitment is also important to us and the successful applicant will be asked to provide two references. They will also be required to complete a safeguarding self-declaration and undertake a DBS check.

Use the apply button to send us your current CV and a cover letter, giving a summary of your relevant experience and telling us why you would love to be considered for the role.

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