Riverford’s range of H&S risks is extensive, reflecting the breadth of our business. For example, we have production facilities, farms, a restaurant, public events, a large fleet of vehicles and numerous delivery hubs across England and Wales. You certainly won’t be bored! The business has grown a lot in recent years, and we employ about 950 people. We are now we’re looking for an additional H&S practitioner to support our experienced H&S Manager.
In recent years, we’ve worked hard to develop a robust H&S management system and nurture a positive culture. The challenge is now to finish developing and implementing our risk management and monitoring systems. You will also be working with managers to develop continuous improvement plans.
One of the key aims of this hands-on role is to work with line managers to broaden their knowledge, awareness and understanding, enabling them to take greater responsibility and ownership of H&S in their area. We are also looking to develop a stronger network of H&S champions across the business.
This is an exciting new position, and you’ll be working closely with the H&S Manager to develop and shape the role.
This is a permanent contract working 40 hours per week, usually Monday to Friday. Based at Wash Barn, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0JU