Health and Safety Manager

Job Details


A successful HVAC engineering company are looking for an experienced Health & Safety Manager to join their team in Crayford.

Job Description/Responsibilities
  • Act as the competent Person for all health and safety matters for the business, advising regional teams, identifying, and responding to current legal and best practice requirements
  • Work proactively with senior management team and other key employees to establish and maintain a programme of continuous improvement in the management of health, safety and wellbeing within their areas of responsibility
  • Keep up to date with new legislation and industry best practice
  • Promote a positive health and safety culture throughout the business
  • Support the development and the implementation of the safety management system within JDS and further supporting materials such as toolbox talks and guidance
  • Undertake accident and incident investigations.  Support in the management of insurance claims, inclusive of ascertaining the occurrence through investigation reports
  • Deliver safety briefings in line with the training programme requirements
  • Devise and deliver health and safety training as appropriate to the target audience
  • Work with the operational teams to reduce the number of safety and environmental incidents to a minimum
  • Carry out programmed and ad hoc inspection, audits and site visits to ensure compliance with policy/procedures
  • Review health and safety plans, method statements and risk assessments
  • Write works specific health and safety plans, method statements and risk assessments
  • support management in and/or lead investigations of occurrences, hazards etc. and ensure corrective and preventative actions are implemented and evidenced  Eg review and action hazards reported by the engineering team
  • Process and manage the assessment of subcontractors, ensuring records are up to date and their performance reviewed.
  • Collate management information and reports to provide regular H&S updates and insights
  • Support activities to create awareness and promote the implementation of policies and objectives
  • Facilitate the sharing of best practice and learning across the region and the wider safety team
  • Carry out and/ or support the teams in the completion of risk assessments (inc. COSHH) and development of safe operating methods
  • Work alongside our Quality and Administration Manager maintaining H&S Accreditation Renewals such as Safecontractor, CHAS and ISO audits
  • Assist in the delivery of Employee Safety Training as required
  • Support the Projects team in the completion of PQQs where required
  • Liaise and coordinate with external H&S advisors/consultants and insurance brokers
  • Draft and communicate H&S publications e.g., good practice guides, safety alerts and to advise, coach and support employees and sub-contractors in managing their health and safety and that of others
  • Create, manage, update, coordinate monthly toolbox talks and maintain the register
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate in H&S or equivalent H&S qualification is essential
  • IOSH Membership at a technical level (Tech IOSH) is essential
  • Membership of Health and Safety networking professional forums / organisations i.e. IOSH / IIRSM / IEMA
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Academically Qualified Person (AQP) CSCS card is desirable
  • First Aid at Work is preferred
  • Fit2Fit Accredited RPE Face Fit training course is advantageous
  • Ladder Association - Ladders & Steps User and Inspection is desirable
  • Fire Warden Training is advantageous
  • Certificates in Environmental Management is advantageous
  • IPAF PASMA MEWPS 4 Managers is desirable
  • Knowledge of Gas Safe/Fgas regulations is advantageous
You will have
  • Strong time management skills and confident ability to manage multiple tasks at once
  • Strong people management and communication skills
  • Professional focus on quality, safety, and compliance
  • Positive management attitude and confident leadership skills
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Good knowledge of health, safety, environment and quality standards and implementation
  • Sound IT and PC skills including Microsoft office packages and Teams.
  • Ability to identify and solve complex health and safety problems in a timely manner, exploring options including cost, benefit and risk, taking account of the wider context such as diversity and sustainability.
  • Ability to write detailed, and at times complex, incident investigation reports including considered and justified recommendations to senior management.
  • Ability to work effectively with staff across different departments, the client, suppliers and specialist consultants

Salary & Package
  • £45,000 - £52,000
  • Working Hours Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company car provided
  • Pension scheme available
  • Death in Service cover available
  • Healthcare scheme available after two years
  • 3-month probationary period
  • Sociable company with regular events throughout the year
  • Welcoming environment and friendly team
  • Progression and training available
  • Full training on company specific/internal systems will be provided

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