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Safety & Wellbeing Officer

Clarion Housing Group
England, London, Croydon
£32000 - £37500 per annum + prorata
Closing date
26 Jan 2022

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Residential Development & Construction, Health and safety
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

Job Title: Safety and Wellbeing Officer

Salary: £32,779 - £37,461 per annum, pro rata

Job Location: Croydon (Please note, due to the changes to ways of working since the Coronavirus pandemic a hybrid approach between home, office and site work would be expected, although this role is contracted to the Croydon office)

Hours: 21 per week - Weds, Thurs & Fri

Contract Type: Permanent

Do you want to make a difference to safety and wellbeing in the largest Housing Association in the country?

We're looking for experienced Health and Safety professionals to join the team on a part time basis to help support the safety and wellbeing of our 4,000 employees and workplaces.

We put a huge emphasis on the wellbeing of our people at Clarion, and as one of our dedicated Safety and Wellbeing Officers, you will among other things:

  • Be the first port of call for queries relating to staff safety and wellbeing
  • Author and deliver training and guidance on a variety of topics, both in person and using online tools
  • Carry out DSE and workstation assessments
  • Organise and write internal communication campaigns on wellbeing and safety, and attend meetings and forums for staff engagement
  • Investigate staff accidents and incidents
  • Oversee safety compliance in our workplaces
  • Directly manage our Mental Health First Aid provision, and oversee our Physical First Aid and Fire Warden provision
  • Author, manage and review risk assessments
  • Assist with the management of our Lone Worker Device provision
  • Carry out ad-hoc projects and audits across our varied business
  • Manage Coronavirus measures in line with government guidance

This extremely varied role needs someone who is confident, able to empathise and communicate effectively with a variety of people, and who can use their strong time management skills to work on multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

To be successful in this role, you'll also need:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety Legislation including practical application in the workplace and a track record of providing technical support and advice
  • NEBOSH General Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent, and be willing to undertake to obtain further qualifications
  • A recognised DSE assessor qualification with proven experience of conducting ergonomic DSE and workstation assessments
  • A Mental Health First Aid qualification, or be willing to undertake
  • A sound understanding of accident/incident investigation with experience of undertaking investigations at a variety of levels
  • Experience of facilitating and providing face to face training to small numbers or large groups
  • Experience and good knowledge of working with Microsoft Office programs, including Teams
  • Ability to undertake national travel as required to provide the service

What you can expect from us

Here at Clarion we're dedicated to rewarding hard work and commitment and providing benefits that support you and your lifestyle. As standard we offer;-

  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates
  • 25 Days annual leave (plus bank holiday), increasing to 30 days after 3 years' service (pro rata for part time)
  • A flexible benefit scheme tailored to you, inclusive of dental insurance, restaurant card, cycle to work; we also give you 1% of your salary to spend on whichever approved benefit you like!
  • Matched pension contributions of up to 7.5%
  • Flexible and agile working for the majority of our employees.

Other perks:

  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Holiday trading scheme allowing you to buy and sell leave
  • Free counselling and legal advice scheme for you and your family
  • Interest free loans for season ticket and study leave

Our commitment to equality and diversity means that we are keen to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, including but not limited to part-time working and job share, enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave, and compassionate leave.

If this sounds like an opportunity you'd be interested in, we look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: 27th January at midnight

For further details on this vacancy please click 'apply'.

You can download the role profile here - Safety and Wellbeing Officer

Applicants must be able to travel across regions as required.

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship.


Clarion Housing Group

Clarion Housing Group comprises the country’s largest housing association; a property development company, a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service.

The Group’s housing association, Clarion Housing, is committed to providing good customer service to all its residents and to maintaining its homes to a good standard - investing significantly in improving them each year.

Its development target is to build 50,000 new homes over 10 years and the Group will invest £13 billion on meeting and delivering on this target.  Two thirds of the programme will be affordable and developed by Clarion Housing, while homes for private sale are delivered and marketed through development company Latimer by Clarion Housing Group.  The proceeds from sales are invested in our social purpose.   

The charitable foundation, Clarion Futures, will invest £150 million over ten years to deliver one of the largest social investment programmes in the country. Priorities are work and training; money management and young people.

Building homes. Developing futures.

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London Bridge
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