Health and Safety Business Partner

  • Job Reference: 216
  • Date Posted: 10 March 2022
  • Recruiter: Diocese of Salford
  • Location: Salford, Manchester
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £41,200 to £50,645
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive holiday offering
  • Sector: Health & Safety Advisor, Health & Safety Coordinator, Health & Safety Manager
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Appointment Type: Full-time, permanent Working hours: 35 hours per week, usually 9am-5pm. However, some flexible working will be required Location: Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP Salary, pension, and benefits: £41,200 - £50,645 per annum, dependent on skills and experience, 25 holidays plus bank holidays and 5 Diocesan closure days, employers pension scheme.

About: The Diocese of Salford is seeking to recruit a suitability experienced individual to provide professional advice, guidance and leadership in relation to health and safety throughout the diocese. The role will be pivotal to fostering and developing our safety culture to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and welfare for all those involved who work for and encounter the Church as part of our mission. The role is both hands on and strategic given that some of the work is carried out by volunteers.

What we are looking for: A minimum of five years’ practical experience as a professional within the field of Health and Safety with the ability to develop and co-ordinate the implementation of Health & Safety policies and procedures throughout the diocese. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to advise diverse groups with various levels of knowledge and experience in matters relating to health and safety policies and protocols.

What you will need:

  • NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health (or equivalent).
  • Experience of co-ordinating health and safety across multiple locations.
  • Competence to create and develop a health and safety infrastructure across the organisation.
  • A sound working knowledge of health and safety legislation.
  • Ability to influence and promote a positive health and safety culture.
  • Willingness to work within an organisation which has a religious ethos.

The Diocese of Salford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post-holder will be expected to contribute to a positive culture of safeguarding within the organisation. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service and all employees of the Diocese are expected to work to promote the safeguarding of vulnerable groups. 

It is not required for the post-holder to be Catholic, however all colleagues are expected to be respectful towards working for an organisation with a religious ethos.

They must familiarise themselves with and adhere to the procedures on how to deal with allegations or concerns of abuse and the Church’s Safeguarding Policies and Procedures which can be found at

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday, 25th February 2022

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If you have any queries about the role, please contact

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