Health and Safety Officer

  • Job Reference: DPT172
  • Date Posted: 2 July 2024
  • Recruiter: TAMESIDE BOROUGH COUNCIL
  • Location: Stalybridge, Manchester
  • Salary: £37,336 to £42,403
  • Sector: Facilities Management, HSE Advisor, Officer, Health & Safety Officer
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Reference number: DPT172
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £37,336 - £42,403 with a professional bar at SCP 31 £39,186**
Hours: 36 per week
Location: Tame Street Depot, Stalybridge

The Role:

Tameside Council is looking for an experienced Health & Safety Officer who relishes the opportunity to take on a varied and challenging role.

The Health & Safety Officer will work as part of a team in supporting the Environmental Services Manager in the provision of a professional health and safety service to Council services generally and will specifically support Engineering Services.  The work of the service will support the Council’s aims and objectives and facilitate the effective management of health and safety risks, in order to ensure effective governance, statutory compliance and best practice.  Their role will also involve giving advice and support to Council employees for their health and wellbeing, contributing to the implementation of the Councils Health & Wellbeing Strategy. 

About You:

Applicants must have an excellent understanding of health and safety legislation and industry best practice along with experience of delivering health and safety training, carrying out audits and inspections, completing accident investigations and implementing safety policies and procedures. 

About Us:

At Tameside, we are committed to ensuring all our Citizens lead long, fulfilling and healthy lives. We are committed to supporting economic growth, providing high quality health and care services, protecting our most vulnerable and creating strong and supportive, self-sufficient communities.

We recognise that our people drive our success and enable the organisation to deliver on its vision, purpose and priorities, and that our people are our most important resource and asset. Our values underpin our practice and behaviours, and are at the heart of everything that we do; and we understand that how we do things is just as important as what we do. We pride ourselves on living by our STRIVE values of Support, Trust, Respect, Integrity, Value Diversity and Engage. Our values underpin our practice and behaviours and are at the heart of everything that we do. How we do things are just as important as what we do.

Our employees’ skills, experience and knowledge are essential to our success along with their happiness, wellbeing, commitment, enthusiasm and motivation to be the best they can be.

We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer.  Reasonable Adjustments will be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 in relation to the Job Role Criteria.

Our rewards and benefits package can be viewed via the application button. 

Closing date: 24 July 2024.

** This post is classified as being in a professional job category.  As such the grade for the job has a professional grade development bar which employees can progress through subject to meeting the following criteria:

1. Relevant professional qualification for the job role at Level 6 or above, AND

2. Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in the role, AND

3. Maintained membership of a regulated body where this is a requirement to practice in the role where applicable, AND

4. Professional standards practised to the highest expected level.