Health & Safety Advisor (part-time)
Health and Safety Advisor – part time, flexible location
Hastoe Housing Association – Kingston upon Thames/Saffron Walden/ Dorchester
17.5 hours per week, permanent
c£25,000 pa (£50,000 pa full time rate)
Hastoe is an organisation with a very clear sense of purpose: to work with rural communities; to build more affordable and energy-efficient quality homes; and deliver a high-quality service to our customers.
Established by the Sutton Dwellings Trust in 1962, Hastoe now owns and manages over 7,500 homes in over 70 local authority areas and nearly 300 villages. Our homes are spread across the south of England from Norfolk to Cornwall.
Our main offices are in Kingston upon Thames, Saffron Walden and Dorchester, with satellite offices at some of our estates.
About the Role
We are looking for an experienced Health & Safety Advisor to be responsible for H&S across all sites, with a base at any one of our three main locations. This role assists the Head of Strategic Asset Management in ensuring compliance with all relevant Health and Safety legislation and codes of practice as a provider of social housing and an employer; you will also conduct audits to monitor compliance and recommend improvements where required; and you will develop regular activities/awareness for staff and residents around health and safety and staff wellbeing.
You have a H&S qualification, with post qualification experience that has given you a sound understanding of residential property and facilities management, You know the challenges faced by a social landlord such as Hastoe and have excellent knowledge of relevant legislation and best practice.
You are passionate about what you do. Able to communicate sometimes complex information clearly, you inspire people to embrace H&S through your support for its practical application, whilst monitoring and reviewing risk control activities. Raising the profile of H&S is one of your key drivers, helping Hastoe provide safe, healthy and desirable places to live and work.
You are committed to investing in your own professional development.
The location of this role is flexible. Travel to other sites is essential.
Please send your CV and supporting statement to email@example.com by midday Monday, 18 February 2019.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 26 February 2019.
For more information about the role or enquires about the application process please contact the HR Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02089730435.
This post is subject to background checks.