Full Job Description
Hours: Full time – 35 hours per week/ 70 hours over two weeks (nine-day fortnight)
Salary: £37,185 per annum
Closing date: 29 January 2023
At Housing 21 we pride ourselves on being passionate about people and are committed to investing in those who work for us to help them to be the best they can be.
When you work for us, you will be joining an organisation that holds the Investors in People Platinum standard. Our people are our foundation, and we know how important it is to support them to do what they do best, whether through flexible working, learning new skills or being part of a friendly and supportive workplace culture.
We are incredibly proud of the culture we have created and celebrate the positive difference we make to society. If you think you’re ready for a new challenge and able to make a difference, then come and join us!
We are currently looking to recruit a full time Health and Safety Officer.
The role is full time, 35 hours a week and as with all of our roles, we are happy to talk flexible working arrangements.
In this you will work as part of the Health & Safety and Compliance Team to ensure the organisation’s properties remain safe and secure, comply with all health and safety and legislative requirements, you will also be working with the Compliance Team to ensure the association’s properties remain safe, secure, comply with all legislative requirements and works are completed on time and to budget.
You will assist with the effective management, planning and programming of planned and reactive compliance works across a range of contracts. Working alongside members of the Asset Management Team and operational teams at all levels.
You will provide health and safety advice and support to the organisation; carrying out inspections, managing the incident/accident database and supporting operational teams in delivering a positive health and safety culture. Advising on health and safety risks to employees and our customers.
You will also be responsible to assist with the effective management, planning and programming of planned and reactive compliance works across a range of contracts ensuring works are works are completed on time and to budget. Working alongside members of the Asset Management Team and operational teams at all levels.
To be considered for this role you will need to have:
- Knowledge of current health and safety legislation, regulations, and industry codes of practice
- Significant knowledge of statutory compliance legislation and best practice.
- Knowledge of statutory compliance legislation and best practice
- Knowledge and experience of information gathering, reporting, and monitoring systems
- Customer Service Experience
- KPI setting and performance monitoring
- Relevant H&S Qualification – Level 3 or above
In addition, if you are committed to delivering the best, are passionate about developing others and the organisation, and have a can-do approach with a customer focused attitude, we would love to hear from you.
Who we are:
Housing 21 is a leading not for profit provider of Retirement Living and Extra Care properties for older people of modest means. We deliver affordable, quality housing with person-centred care that promotes independent living.
We operate in over 240 local authority areas managing around 22,000 properties. We are the largest provider of Extra Care providing both housing and care and deliver 38,000 hours of care each week across over 145 Extra Care services.
It’s a great time to join us. Did we mention we’re a Platinum Investors in People organisation, placing us among the top two percent of organisations assessed?
We’re passionate about people and support our employees to do what they do best, whether that’s through flexible working, learning new skills or being part of a friendly and supportive workplace culture. We also offer a great benefits package including Blue Light Card discount, holiday trade scheme, volunteer days, Occupational Sick Pay, Occupational Maternity Pay and more.
As part of our commitment to our employees and offering flexibility, we now offer a nine-day fortnight, providing employees with the opportunity to work their hours across nine days and have a three-day weekend every other week. Further details on how this works, will be discussed with successful candidates upon on offer being made.
With one of the largest development programmes for older people in England there has never been a more exciting time to join Housing 21.