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Health & Safety Manager

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Organisation:David Ross Education Trust 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£43,000- £47,500 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:David Ross Education Trust, Thorpe Hill, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 4SQ 


Closing date:10 February 2022 at midnight 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Health and Safety Manager to join our Trust - a network of academies with a geographical focus on Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire/Humberside and London.  This role can based at any of our Academies nearest your home and will involve travel to our Academies across the Trust.  The role reports directly to the Director of Operations.
About the Role
This is an important and high-profile role within the Trust to provide competent support to the Central Team and 34 Academies by defining, implementing and monitoring the Health and Safety strategy.  In line with regulation standards, you are responsible for compliance monitoring, the training framework and Risk Assessment Management to ensure that staff, students and visitors work in a healthy and safe environment. 
On a daily basis, you will advise colleagues and stakeholders on health and safety issues, actively identify areas for improvement and contribute to plans aimed at reducing the occurrence of incidents. You will ensure that teams are proactive, up to date and comply with current health, safety and environmental legislation, best practice and company standards. You will assist with the investigation of incidents to establish the root cause and preventative measures, develop and maintain a `continuous improvement` ethos.
About You
  • Relevant qualifications such as NEBOSH Diploma / Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH) or working towards chartered membership.
  • Experience of the development and implementation of safety management systems  and knowledge of Health and Safety legislation, associated legislation (e.g. Health Act, Human Rights Act, Equality Act), Approved Codes of Practice and National standards
  • Relevant experience ideally gained in an Education or Public Sector multi-site setting.
  • Specialist knowledge of Asbestos Management, Fire Risk Assessments and Accident Reporting requirements.
  • Experience of development, implementation and monitoring senior level action plans across an organisation Knowledge of working with audit and risk management committees
  • An understanding of the need to deliver a quality Health and Safety provision in an efficient manner.
  • Experience of working as part of a team.
  • Experience of Line Management and people leadership.
  • Exceptional Stakeholder Management ability and experience of influencing people at all levels.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication, reporting writing ability and organizational skills.
  • Access to generous defined benefit Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Continuing personal and professional development
  • On-site parking
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Talent Referral Programme
  • Free pension advice
Apply now
 by registering and completing our on-line application form via the link to our website here. Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed application form.
Early applications are advised. We receive high numbers of applications for our roles and therefore have to close the vacancy prior to the closing date in order to review candidates' details against our job criteria before shortlisting or re-opening the vacancy.
If you would like to find out more information please contact and we can arrange a call with our Director of Operations.
An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.
The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.
It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.

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