22nd Feb, 2021 Read time 4 minutes

Company Website: https://www.gousto.co.uk/
Location: London
Last Updated: 22nd February 2021

Gousto are on a mission to become the UK’s favourite way to eat dinner!

Delicious recipes, precise ingredients & a dollop of adventure, delivered to your door. We have invested into our technology, data capability and our product to ensure the customer is at the heart of what we do. Every aspect of our business is powered by our passion.

Whether it is innovation through our recipe development, building algorithms to optimise our recipe box journey or devising strategies to reduce plastic and food waste. All our teams play a part in our amazing growth in the UK!

Our DREAM? To be the most-loved way to eat dinner, and for every meal to leave the planet better off. Gousto is changing how people shop, cook and eat food at home. It’s an incredibly exciting time to join our team!

Job Overview

Responsible for championing & monitoring of safety, environmental & security activities to ensure compliance with UK legislative requirements & to advise management on safety, environmental security best practice.

What you’ll do (job tasks and responsibilities)

Safety
• Create and maintain a vibrant health & safety culture.
• Mentor & support departmental safety & environmental activities.
• Chair monthly H&S meeting.
• Support departmental management in the development of risk assessments & safe systems of work.
• Support departmental management in the investigation of accidents & incidents.
• Review accident investigation submissions for adequacy & accuracy.
• Review accidents & decide whether they require submission to the HSE under the RIDDOR regulations.
• Run training on Accident Investigation
• Liaise with the companies’ insurers & their agents in matters pertaining to health & safety.
• Liaise with External Agencies as required.
• Conduct routine reviews of training requirements across site to ensure the site and staff are operating in a safe and responsible manner.
• Liaise with the Training Team to ensure SOPs are in line with RAs.
• Regular review of site fabric/structure with engineering to ensure safety and compliance, lead appropriate action where appropriate.
• Assist people operations and management in individual assessments of staff with short & long term medical conditions.
• Develop site emergency plan.
• Ensure regulatory and ACOP compliance in all areas e.g. PUWER, LOLER, COSHH, PSSR, Asbestos and Legionella/L8.
• Maintain and publish a calendar of key safety activities and regulatory inspection dates.
• Keep abreast of developments and legislative changes through Continuous Personal Development.

Environment
• Source & arrange environmental training.
• Monitor compliance against ISO14001.
• Ensure the Spalding site is aligned with the Gousto environmental agenda.
• Management of waste and recycling providers.
• Maintain and publish a calendar of key environmental activities and regulatory inspection dates.
• Keep abreast of developments and legislative changes through Continuous Personal Development.

Decision Authority
• Purchasing from approved suppliers items & services related to safety, environment or security.
• Attendance at meetings off site associated with Environment. Security, Safety or First Aid
• RIDDOR Submissions

KPI’s
• Accidents/Incidents
• Near Misses
• Days Lost to Work Related Ill Health
• Risk Assessments
• Health and Safety Initiatives
• Tool Box Talk Delivery
• First Aid Cover
• Fire Warden Cover
• Delivery of Health and Safety Inspections/Audits

Skills, knowledge and abilities required to be effective in this position
• Flexible approach to work, able to manage own priorities and workload
• Able to effectively influence team
• Excellent communication and influencing skills – result orientated and tenacious
• An in-depth understanding of essential/relevant EU & UK H&S legislation
• Demonstrable record of driving significant change through an operation
• Excellent I.T. skills with experience of google packages
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to interact at all levels.

Qualifications required
• Must hold NEBOSH Certificate
• Desirable to have or be working towards NEBOSH Diploma
• Must have IOSH Environmental Certificate

Our Culture

You’re a confident self-starter, able to juggle multiple projects in a dynamic, exciting and entrepreneurial environment. You’re initiative and a problem-solver with an eagle eye for detail. You’ll consistently go the extra mile to apply and achieve a high standard across everything you do.

Dream – Today’s good is tomorrow’s mediocre. We’re always looking for ways to improve Gousto, our team and ourselves.

Deliver – We understand where we can add the most value and obsess about making improvements every day.

Care – We can only achieve big things by working collaboratively. We respect different people’s skills, experience and points of view. We work as one team

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