Health and Safety Officer - JRN: 20739
 

The role:

Salary Banding: From £32,409 to £35,481 (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

We are looking for a Health and Safety Officer to work as part of the H&S team. You will advise on all aspects of Health and Safety in a complex organisation with a wide ranging risk profile, across all levels of the organisation.

In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 23 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations. 

For full details of the role please refer to the role definition here.

 

What will I be doing?

 

Ideally you will hold previous health and safety delivery experience within a multi-functional organisation, preferably in emergency response background.

You will be a skilled communicator with the ability to develop and deliver health and safety training and coaching across varying mediums. This will include both the production of and supporting subject matter experts in the production of risk assessments and control measures.

You will be a capable investigator with the ability to investigate H&S incidents, identify root causes and make viable recommendations for improvement.  

You will be capable of carrying out inspections and audits and working with others to agree realisitc action plans for improvement.

 You will favour a supportive and consultative approach with internal and external stakeholders, including senior managers, staff, unions and staff associations.

What do I need?

 

To be successful in this role you will have a recognised qualification in Health and safety such as a NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent and have demonstrable skills in the above areas.

 

Vetting level:

 

Recruitment Vetting (RV)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 

 

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

 

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

 

Vacancy Contact:  To discuss the position in more detail please contact Chris Gourley on 5262@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

 

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Rank/Grade
Grade H
Location
Newcastle
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
Salary Range
£32,409 to £35,481
 

The role:

Salary Banding: From £32,409 to £35,481 (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

We are looking for a Health and Safety Officer to work as part of the H&S team. You will advise on all aspects of Health and Safety in a complex organisation with a wide ranging risk profile, across all levels of the organisation.

In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 23 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations. 

For full details of the role please refer to the role definition here.

 

What will I be doing?

 

Ideally you will hold previous health and safety delivery experience within a multi-functional organisation, preferably in emergency response background.

You will be a skilled communicator with the ability to develop and deliver health and safety training and coaching across varying mediums. This will include both the production of and supporting subject matter experts in the production of risk assessments and control measures.

You will be a capable investigator with the ability to investigate H&S incidents, identify root causes and make viable recommendations for improvement.  

You will be capable of carrying out inspections and audits and working with others to agree realisitc action plans for improvement.

 You will favour a supportive and consultative approach with internal and external stakeholders, including senior managers, staff, unions and staff associations.

What do I need?

 

To be successful in this role you will have a recognised qualification in Health and safety such as a NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent and have demonstrable skills in the above areas.

 

Vetting level:

 

Recruitment Vetting (RV)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 

 

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

 

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

 

Vacancy Contact:  To discuss the position in more detail please contact Chris Gourley on 5262@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

 

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone